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1966: Roald Dahl finds Twice is the only way to Live

When Roald Dahl handed in his June 17, 1966, draft of You Only Live Twice, things were getting tight.

The fifth James Bond film produced by Eon Productions would begin filming in a few weeks, on July 4. 1,408 more words

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Quick recap of Eon non-007 projects

It’s not easy to get a movie made. Studios make fewer and more expensive films.

Even when producers with a good box office record aren’t guaranteed of seeing their projects become reality. 457 more words

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007: Spectre Trailer + Reaction

I can’t stop making all of the high-pitched screaming sounds.

Not this time. 269 more words

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Bond Girl: Octopussy

This week’s Bond Girl post is about the awkwardly-named Octopussy. 

Here’s an excerpt:

I love how take-charge Octopussy is in this. She’s powerful in this film, her gang of smugglers immense enough to fill an entire palace.

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1961: Eon's first try at a Thunderball script

Albert R. Broccoli and Harry Saltzman formed Eon Productions in 1961 and immediately got to work trying to bring James Bond to the screen.

Their first effort, soon aborted, was to bring Thunderball, the newest Ian Fleming novel, to the screen. 1,122 more words

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Some questions about a James Bond musical

It’s been a few days since stories came out that there are plans for a James Bond stage musical to be produced by Merry Saltzman, daughter of Harry Saltzman, co-founder of Eon Productions. 406 more words

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