Claudine Auger “Thunderball”

Largo: “You’ve given me much pleasure Domino, but unless you tell me how much Bond knows I will be forced to cause you great pain.” The role of Domino in Thunderball was originally to be an Italian woman: Dominetta Petacchi. Auger impressed the producers so much that they re-wrote the part to that of a French […]

Luciana Paluzzi “Thunderball”

  Fiona: Some men just don’t like to be driven. Bond: No, some men don’t like to be taken for a ride. Paluzzi’s role might have been short but memorable in Thunderball playing the Spectre assassin Viona Volpe. Bond: [after making love to the evil Fiona Volpe] My dear girl, don’t flatter yourself. What I did […]

A Gadget James Bond Would Envy

Remember when James Bond was able to maneuver his camera equipped 750 iL BMW through a multi-level car park from the back seat,  avoiding and taking out bad guys by using his Q provided Ericsson phone which happen to have a camera viewer and remote control for the car in Tomorrow Never Dies . Now you […]

Caroline Munro – “The Spy Who Loved Me”

In 1977, Munro turned down the opportunity to play villainess Ursa in Superman in favor of what would become her most celebrated film appearance, the ill-fated helicopter pilot Naomi in the Bond film The Spy Who Loved Me. In one of the franchise’s most memorable car chase sequences, she seductively winks at Bond while trying […]

Olga Kurylenko “Quantum Of Solace”

Olga plays the Bond Girl, Camille Montes, in the 22nd James Bond film, Quantum of Solace and portrays Nika Boronina in the movie adaptation of the video game Hitman. Kurylenko was discovered by a female model scout while on vacation in Moscow at the age of 13. When she was 17, she signed a contract with the […]

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 […]

Daniela Bianchi “From Russia With Love”

[Moneypenny, M and other officials are listening to Bond’s taped interview of Tatiana Romanov.] Tatiana Romanova: The mechanism is… Oh, James, James… Will you make love to me all the time in England? James Bond: Day and night. Go on about the mechanism. Italian actress, whose best known part was Tatiana Romanova in the 1963 […]