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The Incredible World of James Bond (1965)

This promotional film was aired on American television on 26 November 1965, one month before the release of Thunderball (1965). Narrated by Alexander Scourby, the 48 minute documentary ... See full summary »

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This promotional film was aired on American television on 26 November 1965, one month before the release of Thunderball (1965). Narrated by Alexander Scourby, the 48 minute documentary aired as a one hour special. It included footage of the filming at Silverstone Racetrack, Northamptonshire and of the fight aboard the Disco Volante at Pinewood Studios; media coverage of Martine Beswick, Luciana Paluzzi and Claudine Auger; and archive footage of Ian Fleming at 'Goldeneye', Jamaica. It is available on the Thunderball (1965) DVD Ultimate Edition. Written by Anonymous

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See The Girls, Gadgets and Guys... who create all the excitement in The Incredible World of James Bond

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A tagline in a newspaper ad for this television show stated: "See The Girls, Gadgets and Guys... who create all the excitement in The Incredible World of James Bond". See more »

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Introduction to Bond
14 March 2006 | by (Baltimore, MD) – See all my reviews

If you want to know about James Bond this is the show to watch. Shown on American TV November 1965 to promote "Thunderball" and to explain the world wide"James Bond Phenomenon" that was happening at the time. The first three movies were re-released and playing while "Thunderball" was on the cover of every major magazine. The show has rare footage of Ian Fleming at his home "Goldeneye" in Jamaica where the novels were written. It also has clips from the first three movies and behind the scene coverage of the making of "Thunderball". For younger people who grew up with the newer movies this will give you a different perspective and perhaps a better understanding of Bond.


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