Category: Bond TV

The Saint Who Became A Bond

Before there was a Bond at the movie theaters, there was Simon Templar on the small screen. The Saint, A Master thief with a playboy mannerism and Robin Hood complex ruled as a television series starring the future James Bond, Roger Moore and was made in the UK with an eye on the American market, […]

The Persuaders

From Saint To Playboy The Persuaders was the most ambitious and expensive television action/adventure series ever produced. Starring future James Bond, Roger Moore as Lord Brett Sinclair and American counterpart Tony Curtis as Danny Wilde, two international playboys. Much of the humor of the show derived from playful observations about the differences between British and […]

The Real James Bond

Even though most Bond enthusiast know that James Bond is loosely based on Ian Fleming’s own stint in the Naval Intelligence Division as a commander with the codename 17F, he also decided to include some of the exploits of the first well known super-spy Sidney Reilly. Sidney G. Reilly 1873-1925, also known as the “Ace […]