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The Evolution of James Bond

THE EVOLUTI ON OF ()ROMES EONBC07F BONDQ07 OWER BOUBOOS INTRODUCTION As a fictional character created in 1953 by author lan Fleming, the spy Although Fleming himself only wrote 1 NOVELS JAMES BOND SHORT-STORY ANTHOLOGIES CODE N AME 007 & has taken on a life of his featuring the spy own Numerous authors have taken up the reins allowing the character to live on in various new novels,as well as the incredibly popular FEATURE FILMS Each time, Bond has more technologically advanced gadgets and cars, seduces ever more beautiful women, and still finds time to beat a few villains along the way F TV EPISODE: CASINO ROYALE T 1954 the first onscreen adaption of a Fleming novel aired as an hour-long special as part of the TV show, "Climax!" OF This version of Bond was played by Barry Nelson, although the character was referred to as (JIMMY THIS EPISODE IS LARGELY FORGOTTEN AND OFTEN DEEMED INCONSEQUENTIAL AS PART OF BOND LORE BARRY NELSON P DR. NO, FROM RUSSIA WITH LOVE, GOLDFINGER, THUNDERBALL, YOU ONLY LIVE TWICE, DIAMONDS ARE FOREVER 02 THUNDERBALL Bond's watch allows him to detect nearby radiation levels. It is now on sale for between $61,428 to $92,142. YOU ONLY LIVE TWICE SEAN CONNERY A mini-rocket which launches projectiles 30 feet from a cigarette MOST EXPENSIVE, 1963 Aston Martin DB5 DRIVEN BY CONNERY: ($1,014,941,117 today) His Aston Martin DB5 from Goldfinger was auctioned for $4.1 million THE CAR FEATURES PASSENGER EJECTION SEAT MACHINE GUNS BEHIND THE BULLETPROOF WINDSHIELDS HEADLIGHTS REVOLVING LICENSE PLA TES HUBCAPS THAT SLASH TIRES DR. NO TOTAL NUMBER OF WOMEN KISSED: 2001, Ursula Andress's infamous white bikini sold for $61,500 18 2007, Honey Ryder was voted "Best Bond Girl" by Entertainment Weekly ACTRESS DANIELA BIANCHI WAS THE YOUNGEST BOND GIRL, AGE 21, FEATURED IN THE FILM GOLDEINGER VILLAIN KILLS: 51 2003, the American Film Institute named Auric Goldfinger 49th greatest villain in the past 100 years of film F ON HER MAJESTY'S SECRET Only drove a 1986 Aston Martin Vantage Radioactive lint which directs homing missiles to their target ($505,899,782 today) On Her Majesty's Sęcret Service: Features the only time Bond marries a love interest, who, shortly after, G EORGE is killed in Bond's Aston Marton TOTAL NUMBER OF WOMEN KISSED: 67 LAZENBY VILLAIN KILLS: F LIVE AND LET LIVE, THE MAN WITH THE GOLDEN GUN, THE SPY WHO LOVED ME, MOONRAKER, FOR YOUR EYES ONLY, OCTOPUSSY, A VIEW TO KILL S 04 THE MAN WITH THE GOLDEN GUN Featured a 4.2mm, using 23-karat gold bullets which flattened on impact ROGER MOORE THE SPY WHO LOVED ME Bond's ski poles fired .30 calibre from a four shot magazine in the handle LIVE AND LET LIVE 1971 Cadillac Eldorado features poisonous darts shot from the side mirrors THE SPY WHO LOVED ME 1977 Lotus Espirit was the first of Bond's cars to function as a submarine TOTAL NUMBER OF WOMEN KISSED: This Bond prefers blondes: 35% of Moore's romances were blonde women VILLAIN KILLS: 20 51 Has the oldest Bond Girl, "Pussy Galore", played by Honor Blackman who was 39 at the time P THE LIVING DAYLIGHTS, A LICENSE TO KILL T THE LIVING DAYLIGHTS 05 Q, a famous scientist for Bond, tests a revolving sofa which swallows anyone who sits on A LICENSE то KILL TIMOTHY DALTON Dentonite Plastic explosives which are disguised as toothpaste Aston Martin V8 MOST EXPENSIVE DRIVEN BY TIMOTHY: Vantage Volante ($381,088,866 today) THE CAR FEATURES A TOTAL NUMBER OF WOMEN KISSED: VILLAIN KILLS: SELF-DESTRUCT MECHANISM, 4 11 ROCKET PROPULSION SYSTEM, MISSILE LAUNCHER & RETRACTABLE SKIS F GOLDENEYE, TOMORROW NEVER DIES, THE WORLD IS NOT ENOUGH, DIE ANOTHER DAY A LICENSE TO KILL Bond's size 34 leather belt can shoot a cord of up to 75 feet, which can then support his own weight 067 THE WORLD IS NOT ENOUGH Bond debuts X-ray glasses PIERCE DIE ANOTHER DAY BROSNAN Bond's 20th watch has an explosion detonator and a laser cutter. The movie also features the highest number of gadgets in one film: 12 MOST EXPENSIVE 2002 Aston Martin V12 Vanquish ($543,639,638 today), which could also turn invisible TOMORROW NEVER DIES BMW 750IL features a cutter that rises from the BMW badge, self-inflating tires, mini- missiles from the sun roof, tear gas and remote control operable TOTAL NUMBER OF WOMEN KISSED: This Bond prefers brunettes: 70% of Brosnan's romances VILLAIN KILLS: 12 76 were brunette Famke Janssen is the tallest Bond girl at 5'11" P CASINO ROYALE, QUANTUM OF SOLACE, SKYFALL T QUANTUM OF SOLACE 07T Sony Ericsson C902 with advanced image identification capabilities MOST EXPENSIVE 2006 Aston Martin DBS V12 DANIEL CRAIG ($669,789,482 today) TOTAL NUMBER 14 OF WOMEN KISSED: Fastest car in the whole film series: 2008 Aston Martin DBS (Top speed 191mph) VILLAIN KILLS: 25 CONCLUSION: MORE THAN 40 YEARS LATER AND WITH 67 DIFFERENT ACTORS PORTRAYING HIM ON THE BIG SCREEN, JAMES BOND CONTINUES TO BE AS POPULAR AS EVER. WITH EACH NEW MOVIE RELEASED, HIS ADVENTURES GET BIGGER AND BETTER WITH HIS CARS AND GADGETS ONLY GETTING FASTER AND MORE IMPRESSIVE. Sources NAI!) NORTH AMERICAN INVESTIGATIONS Numbers+Finding+Bond+Girl+Ideal Brósnandeadlieśt-Roger-Moore-kisses.html

The Evolution of James Bond

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Bond, James Bond. We’ve all said or heard these words spoken at some point in our lives. With 23 feature films and dozens of books that follow the missions, adventures, and love interests of the sav...




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