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The Bond Music Of Roland Shaw (1920-2008)

In my first article I stated that the various albums by Nic Raine and the City of Prague Philharmonic Orchestra represented the most sustained series covering James Bond music. Second on that list would be Roland Shaw and his Orchestra, active in a much earlier time. The recent death of Mr Shaw has prompted this look at [...]

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USA Bond Premiere

Something for us slobs in the states…

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Craig: #23 …And More!

James Bond, Daniel Craig, Quantum of Solace

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The AJB Glossary (So Far)…

AJB Glossary

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AJB Remembers Ian Fleming

AJB Remembers Ian Fleming

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Collecting a Quantum of Solace

     As soon as pictures began to release around the filming of QoS, collectors worldwide began to make assumptions around Bond goodies that would be offered.  Would there be toys this time around?  Would Master Replicas create anything from the film?  What clothing lines fueled Bond’s style for this romp?

     Unfortunately, it seems more questions [...]

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The Handguns of Ian Fleming’s James Bond

A look at 007’s guns, clarifying some common misconceptions regarding the handguns used by the literary James Bond.

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Bonding With Time – The Wristwatches of James Bond

Bonding With Time
The Wristwatches of James Bond
Part 1 The Rolex Submariner

                                 Rolex Watches
 
Although the cinematic James Bond has worn Rolex, Seiko, and Omega watches, to many the choice of which watch Bond wears can only come form his origins. Undoubtedly, the origins of James Bond lie with Ian Fleming and Bond’s earliest incarnation in [...]

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A Licence To Read: Ian Fleming and Casino Royale

Original Casino Royale Bookcover © Ian Fleming

To celebrate the 50th Anniversary of the James Bond novels, it is only right to start this series with the first of Fleming’s classics: Casino Royale, which was first published on the 13th of April 1953.
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As we all know, Ian Fleming created probably the most famous [...]

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The Wristwatches of James Bond – Addendum

Bonding With Time The Wristwatches Of James Bond
Part I The Rolex Submariner – Addendum
I continue to get questions concerning part one of this article specifically related to the Connery Bond Submariner.  So I have decided to compile a list of questions along with answers.
Questions And Answers
Question – Why have you not mentioned the other [...]

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