The Essential Bond: The Authorized Guide to the World of 007 by Lee Pfeiffer & Dave Worrall hits the £1 shelf in my shop.
Ted Smart, 1999, Hardback in dust wrapper.
Illustrated by way of: Black & White Photographs; Colour Photographs;
From the cover: THE ESSENTIAL BOND The Authorized Guide to the World of 007is an in-depth guide to the most successful film series of all time. Since the 1962 premiere of the first 007 epic, Dr No, five talented actors have brought James Bond to cinema screens: Sean Connery, George Lazenby, Roger Moore, Timothy Dalton, and now Pierce Brosnan. Today, with the latest Bond film The World Is Not Enough breaking international box-office records, the 007 phenomenon is stronger than ever. In fact, it is estimated that over one quarter of the worlds population has seen at least one James Bond film.
Now fans can enter the world of 007 with this meticulously researched guide which examines the top secret details of each of the cinematic Bond missions. Inside this volume which has been officially endorsed by the Bond film producers youll find fascinating facts and behind-the-scene stories, as well as over 250 rare production photographs, cinema posters and product advertisements from the archives of Eon Productions.
Its all here: the missions, the gadgets, the vehicles, the legendary villains, the exotic locations and the even more exotic Bond girls who inhabit the James Bond universe. You can also meet the talented team of directors, writers, stunt men and technicians who have contributed to the success of the series. Additionally, in a unique chapter devoted to the legacy of James Bond, there is an overview of the thrillers and spoofs inspired by 007 over the years as well as a fitting tribute to Mr Bonds literary father, lan Fleming.
With a critical overview of each of the films as well as a wealth of rare archive material and information on international Bond collectables, The Essential Bond The Authorized Guide to the World of 007is vital reading for armchair secret agents everywhere.
Very Good in Very Good Dust Wrapper. Gently bruised at the head of the spine and the top corners of the boards with a little wear to the dust wrapper as a result.
214 pages. 11½” x 8¾”.
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