Category: Trivia

A Young Roger Moore

I’m so use to Roger Moore’s tongue and cheek humor that I sometimes forget that he was always an insightful and well read scholar of life but this interview of Roger Moore has help me appreciate him that much Moore… See Below Because of his successful television shows, in particular the long-lasting series The Saint, Roger […]

Max Zorin – Ahead Of His Time

No longer considering himself a KGB operative when he oversaw the execution of a Soviet spy who attempted to sabotage his oil well, Zorin becomes self employed. Winning horse races with ease by activating illegal horse steroids by means of implanted microchips, forms a plan to destroy his only competition in Silicon Valley by triggering […]

Mr. Kiss Kiss Bang Bang

The Italian media called Sean Connery’s version of James Bond, Mr. Kiss Kiss Bang Bang. It so inspired the composer, John Barry that he and co-writer Leslie Bricusse decided to write a theme song for Thunderball as a description of the character of James Bond called Mr. Kiss Kiss Bang Bang. Unfortunately for Barry United Artists production team […]

Raquel Welch In Thunderball

Originally meant as the first James Bond film, Thunderball is, to date, the most financially successful movie of the series, and, adjusting for inflation, made the equivalent of $966.4 million in 2008 currency. Broccoli’s original choice for the role of Domino Derval was Julie Christie following her performance in Billy Liar in 1963. Upon meeting […]

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 Bond Martini

Or should I say The Vesper Martini? Connery and James Bond helped inspire researchers to investigate the antioxidant properties of martinis. Believe it or not, this is actually something that has been studied scientifically and has an interesting answer! In 1999, researchers at the University of Western Ontario in Canada decided to investigate the antioxidant […]

East Germany’s James Bond

Before he became an international star playing prominent roles in movies like Eastern Promises and The International, Armin Mueller-Stahl was a successful film and stage actor in East Germany, starring in films such The Third and Jacob, the Liar. On East-German TV, he also played the main character of the popular series Das unsichtbare Visier […]