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 […]

Tribute To Sir Connery

Sean Connery has been polled as “The Greatest Living Scot” and was knighted in July 2000.  In 1989, he was proclaimed “Sexiest Man Alive” by People magazine, and in 1999, at age 69, he was voted “Sexiest Man of the Century”. He is best known for portraying the character James Bond, starring in seven Bond […]

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 Family Bond

Which actor, who played James Bond had family members playing 007 like characters in other movies? If your a radical Bond fan, like myself, you might have guessed it already but for the casual Bond fan I thought this would be pure fun to bring up. Enterprising filmmakers and TV producers around the world have […]

Who Should Play The Next Bond Super Villain?

Even though it is rumored that Michael Sheen will play the super-villain archenemy of James Bond, there is still time for Broccoli and the producers to choose another actor to play Blofeld. We would like to know which actor you would like to see as the new Blofeld. If you can think of any please […]