Through vintage film clips of past Bond movie epics, and with the participation of several former "Bond Girls", the documentary traced the evolution of the typical James Bond heroine from ...
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The stranger-than-fiction true story of George Lazenby, a poor Australian car mechanic who, through an unbelievable set of circumstances, landed the role of James Bond in On Her Majesty's ... See full summary »
Cinema's forgotten man takes us on a journey down from the heady highs of the 1960's to a deep realisation of the self. Maligned and often misunderstood, George Lazenby finally sets the record straight.
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Through vintage film clips of past Bond movie epics, and with the participation of several former "Bond Girls", the documentary traced the evolution of the typical James Bond heroine from decorative damsel in distress to gutsy participant. In HD.Written by
An updated version was created in 2006 to include interviews with cast members from Casino Royale. It is this version which was released to DVD in 2007 as a special feature with Casino Royale. See more »
IMDb lists the date for this short Bond documentary as 2002, but I must have seen an updated version because QUANTUM OF SOLACE was discussed and Gemma Arterton made an appearance. I'm guessing they reused material from the 2002 version of the documentary and cut out some extraneous material to make way for the new, up to date stuff.
In any case, this is a rather dull little effort that offers entirely nothing new other than a few sound bites from various Bond actresses. Judi Dench is the most interesting one, bringing to light some of the gender politics from the series, but others like Halle Berry are very dull to listen to. The clips used are predictable and there's no real meat here to get your teeth into; the other Bond documentary shown alongside this one, EVERYTHING OR NOTHING: THE UNTOLD STORY OF 007, was much more interesting. Plus, I didn't like the way the interview footage was over directed, bizarrely going into split-screen at one point; just let the actresses speak for themselves without these over-the-top theatrics.
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