Tag: James Bond

Bond Girl: From Bermuda, With Star Quality

Bond Girl: From Bermuda, With Star Quality

Three years before Sean Connery’s James Bond was smitten by her, British model Tania Mallet was stopping traffic in Bermuda — literally — during a “Vogue” photo shoot. Ms Mallet — who played Tilly Masterson in “Goldfinger”, a sexually ambiguous character who became the first Bond Girl to rebuff secret... Read more of this article

James Bond’s Scrubbed Bermuda Mission

James Bond’s Scrubbed Bermuda Mission

Largely set in and around Bermuda, the rogue James Bond project “Warhead” has been hailed as one of Hollywood’s great unfilmed scripts – so good it tempted a retired Sean Connery [pictured] to re-holster his Walther PPK and return as 007 for one final mission. But what amounted to a protracted Spy Versus Spy legal battle between... Read more of this article

Photos: BIFF’S James Bond Gala Evening

Photos: BIFF’S James Bond Gala Evening

James Bond is the man with the golden anniversary — and to celebrate 50 years of the classic film series the Bermuda International Film Festival [BIFF] screened “Everything or Nothing: The Untold Story of 007″ at City Hall’s Earl Cameron Theatre last Friday [Jan. 18]. Drawing a capacity crowd to City Hall, the gala fundraising... Read more of this article

BIFF Event Will Leave 007 Fans Shaken, Stirred

BIFF Event Will Leave 007 Fans Shaken, Stirred

Diamonds are forever – and so, it seems, is James Bond, the most famous member of Her Majesty’s Secret Service. Bermuda will be participating in worldwide celebrations marking the 50th anniversary of the timeless movie franchise with a charity screening of the new documentary “Everything Or Nothing: The Untold Story of 007” at the City Hall’s... Read more of this article

Michael Ebbin’s Licence To Thrill

Michael Ebbin’s Licence To Thrill

Acclaimed Bermudian actor and dancer Michael Ebbin [pictured] had a licence to kill along with secret agent James Bond in a 1970s 007 movie. In the 1973 Bond thriller “Live And Let Die”, Mr. Ebbin played Dambala, one of the chief henchman of villain Dr. Kanaga [Yaphet Kotto]. Dambala is a voodoo priest of sorts who first appears during the... Read more of this article

Fleming: Spy Who Came In From Bermuda

Fleming: Spy Who Came In From Bermuda

He travelled to New York from Bermuda on His Majesty’s Secret Service. In May, 1941 Britain’s World War Two Naval Intelligence Director Admiral John Godfrey and his personal assistant Lieutenant Commander Ian Fleming [pictured] — a pre-war foreign correspondent and future author of the James Bond novels — arrived in New York... Read more of this article

BOND: For Your Ears Only

BOND: For Your Ears Only

Bermuda’s Menuhin Foundation celebrates its 35th Anniversary in 2011 — and to mark the occasion the music school will be bringing Australian/British string quartet BOND to the island for your ears only. Four brilliantly talented, versatile and internationally recognised performers, since BOND was formed in 200 they have demonstrated that... Read more of this article


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