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The Bond Girls – Pt2 – ‘Goldfinger & Thunderball’

September 30, 2017 // 0 Comments

                                                                                     as Pussy Galore 1964 at 39                 in 2008 at 83   HONOR BLACKMAN (1925 – ) The Bond franchise has been around for over 50 years, yet when asked to name any Bond girl the chances are the name Pussy Galore would be forthcoming more often than any [...]

The ‘CARRY ON’ pictures – Pt 1.

June 28, 2017 // 0 Comments

  There were 31 ‘Carry On’ pictures all told. The first, Carry on Sergeant, reared its substandard head in 1958 and made money. The last, Carry on Columbus, was screened in 1992. They were all low budget servings of British music hall humour consisting of sexist jokes, remarks and plots, delivered by a British repertory company whose actors became household names in their own lifetimes. [...]

Goldfinger ( 1964 ) – a stupid movie?

March 9, 2015 // 10 Comments

Goldfinger (1964) was the third of the James Bond franchise offerings, and it was released at the height of Bond fever that seemed to grip movie-goers world-wide. It all began back in 1962 with Dr No, the picture that not only launched Sean Connery on the unsuspecting women of the world, but Ursula Andress on the unsuspecting men as well. It is interesting to note that the two greatest [...]