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James Bond: The First 21 Years (1983)

TV Movie  |   |  Documentary  |  27 May 1983 (UK)
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Ronald Reagan: Of course, some critics might say that Bond is nothing more than an actor in the movies. But then, we've all got to start somewhere.
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Very clever Bond clip show
22 November 2004 | by (Chantilly, VA) – See all my reviews

Presented to help promote "Octopussy", this show was different in that instead of just showing clips from previous Bond movies demonstrating Bond's skills, this special has experts in different fields acting like Bond is a real person. For example, Jackie Stewart comments on Bond's driving ability and a clip from "Diamonds are Forever" plays, Arnold Palmer talks about his golfing prowess and we see Bond playing golf in "Goldfinger". Even then-president Ronald Reagan talks about Bond in terms of his intelligence service. One of the more humorous ones was a wildlife expert using the crocodile sequence in "Live and Let Die" to demonstrate Bond's knowledge of animals. A very enjoyable special.


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