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James Bond novel/film comparisons-the remaining Fleming short stories

Note: Some plot spoilers for the latest Bond film, SPECTRE below.

In addition to the full Bond novels, Ian Fleming also composed a series of short stories, many of which were expanded and adapted into films, or at the very least shared their title (this is pretty much the case with “Quantum of Solace”, in which the short story shares the title and little else, except for pretty much the theme¬†finding ‘solace’-in the film, Bond after bringing those partially responsible for Vesper’s death to justice, in the novel, it relates to a story Bond is told about a troubled couple). 726 more words

In the Shadow of Rathbone: Roger Moore in Sherlock Holmes in New York

Was it wise to cast Sherlock Holmes with an actor so well known for playing suave spy James Bond in the movies and, before that, suave thief Simon Templar on TV’s… 789 more words

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James Bond novel/film comparisons-The Man With The Golden Gun

The Man With The Golden Gun was Ian Fleming’s final Bond novel (although there was another posthumous book of short stories, Octopussy/The Living Daylights), pitting the agent against the killer Scaramanga, whose trademark is a gold pistol. 562 more words

"All About Angels" by Roger Moore - Poet

All About Angels was written in memory of, and dedicated to, Roger Moore’s wife’s aunt. This book is a celebration of life and an exercise in remembering those who have completed their journey and gone on, leaving us behind. 185 more words


Bond Novel/film comparison, The Spy Who Loved Me

The Spy Who Loved Me is mainly regarded as the film that resurrected the franchise after a brief slump following lukewarm reaction to the film adaptation of The Man With The Golden Gun. 409 more words

James Bond novel/film comparisons-For Your Eyes Only

“For Your Eyes Only” was a collection of short stories featuring James Bond by Ian Fleming-From A View To A Kill, For Your Eyes Only, Quantum of Solace, Risico and the Hildebrand rarity. 700 more words

1994: Bond convention held in LA to revive 007 interest

In the fall of 1994, James Bond hadn’t been on movie screens for more than five years. A new 007, Pierce Brosnan, had been cast. But production on GoldenEye, the new Bond film, wouldn’t begin until early 1995. 580 more words

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