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Original 007 film cars driven by female characters at Bond In Motion

To celebrate Girl Power in the James Bond films, original film cars driven by female characters in the 007 film series AND previously unseen props and costumes has been added to the permanent Bond in Motion exhibition at London Film Museum, the largest official collection of original James Bond vehicles in the world.

Published: 2017-10-20

FSWL remembers Roger Moore on what would have been his 90th birthday

Friends and colleagues mourns the legendary screen icon with fellow James Bond actors Sean Connery, George Lazenby, Timothy Dalton, Pierce Brosnan and Daniel Craig leading the tributes. Roger's Swedish acting colleagues including Britt Ekland, Maud Adams, Anne Lönnberg, Kristina Wayborn, Mary Stavin & Dolph Lundgren has also left a comment.

Published: 2017-10-14

Dolph Lundgren & Izabella Scorupco in Smarteyes Autumn campaign

Smarteyes further adds to the star lance in their new autumn campaign to be launched in late October and presented by Swedish acting duo consisting of Dolph Lundgren (screen debuted in the 1985 James Bond film A View to a Kill) and Izabella Scorupco (Natalya Simonova in the 1995 film GoldenEye).

Published: 2017-10-13

George Lazenby remembers James Bond Girl Mona Chong (1945-2017)

FSWL is sad to report the passing of Mona Chong (1945-2017), British-Chinese actress who portrayed the Chinese girl opposite George Lazenby's James Bond in On Her Majesty's Secret Service (1969), aged 72. George and some of the other Bond girls in the film - Catherine Schell, Jenny Hanley & Sylvana Henriques - as well as actor Terry Mountain remembers Mona in this exclusive article.

Published: 2017-10-13

Special Edition of MOONRAKER (1955) from The Folio Society

Sir Hugo Drax is England’s darling: the self-made millionaire whose gift of a nuclear warhead promises a new era of peace for a nation afraid of a third world war. When M asks Bond to find out why this illustrious man cheats at cards, his concern is only for Drax’s reputation. But when two men die at the ‘Moonraker’ plant in a bizarre murder-suicide, just days before the weapon’s practice shoot, Bond must uncover the terrible truth of Drax’s enterprise and the dark history behind his abominable plans.

Published: 2017-10-09

30th Anniversary screening of THE LIVING DAYLIGHTS in Oslo on November 3

Many Norwegian men and women have a special love for the 1987 Bond film The Living Daylights and to celebrate the 30th Anniversary of this modern classic, the film will yet again be screened at a cinema in Oslo. "In my eyes, The Living Daylights is one of the best and most underrated films in the entire James Bond series. Additionally, one of the Bond films that really should be seen at a proper cinema in favour of sitting at home and watch it on TV," says Anders Frejdh.

Published: 2017-10-05

James Bond villain Robert Davi Sings Sinatra concerts in Latvia and Estonia

Award-winning actor, screenwriter, director, producer and jazz vocalist Robert Davi, honorary guest at FSWL's James Bond festival in Stockholm 2014, returns to Europe in October 2017 for four new concerts in Latvian cities Cesis & Riga and Estonian cities Tallinn & Tartu.

Published: 2017-10-04

James Bond themed Art activities at Bond In Motion in London Film Museum

To celebrate the work of visionary James Bond Production Designer Sir Ken Adam (1921-2016) in the Bond in Motion exhibition at London Film Museum in Covent Garden you can participate in three 007 themed art activities throughout October 2017 as part of Living Lines: An Animated Big Draw Festival.

Published: 2017-09-28

Birthday of Miss Sweden winner and Octopussy Bond Girl Kristina Wayborn

FSWL celebrates Swedish actress Kristina Wayborn who portrayed Bond girl Magda opposite Roger Moore in the 1983 James Bond film OCTOPUSSY, still the most successful 007 film in Sweden of all time (based on the number of cinema tickets sold).

Published: 2017-09-24

Bernie Casey, Felix Leiter in NEVER SAY NEVER AGAIN (1983), has died aged 78

FSWL is sad to report the passing of Bernie Casey, American actor and NFL football player who portrayed Felix Leiter opposite Sean Connery in the second Bond film from 1983. With a height of 6 feet 4 inches, Casey was one of few NSNA cast members who towered over Connery's 6 feet 2 inches. Our thoughts to Bernie's family & friends.

Published: 2017-09-20

News on 007 Elements: A cinematic James Bond installation in Solden, Austria

007 ELEMENTS is a new James Bond cinematic installation opening this winter built inside the summit of the Gaislachkogl Mountain in Sölden. The installation will focus on SPECTRE, which was shot in Sölden and will feature other titles in the long-running 24 film Bond franchise.

Published: 2017-09-19

FSWL remembers Richard Kiel on what would have been his 78th birthday

FSWL was devastated to report Richard's passing as it happened just before our James Bond festival in Stockholm three years ago. He became a very dear friend over the years and a dedicated supporter of this website. Still greatly missed by us and many others around the world as a beloved member of the 'James Bond family'.

Published: 2017-09-13

Ola Rapace as Swedish police detective Roland Hassel premieres on Viaplay

Hassel starring Ola Rapace (Patrice in SKYFALL) premieres across the Nordic region on Friday 8th September, only at Viaplay. The season premiere is a double episode that will be followed by a new episode each week.

Published: 2017-09-07

From Sweden With Love ( celebrates 13 years on the web

On 6th September 2017, the From Sweden With Love (FSWL) website celebrates 13 years on the web. The same day is also the birthday of James Bond continuation author Raymond Benson and actress Naomie Harris who brilliantly portrayed Moneypenny in both SKYFALL (2012) and SPECTRE (2015).

Published: 2017-09-06

A Celebration of George Lazenby as James Bond on his 78th birthday

George Lazenby was born on 5th September 1939 in Queanbeyan, New South Wales, Australia. Lazenby is undoubtedly most famous for playing Ian Fleming's agent 007 in the seventh film, ON HER MAJESTY'S SECRET SERVICE, directed by Peter Hunt. With this page, FSWL (From Sweden with Love) would like to extend our personal wishes to the man who took on the HUGE challenge of taking over the role of 007 from Sean Connery in 1968 and played it so well.

Published: 2017-09-05

James Bond director John Glen to receive special award at Cineways film festival in Braunschweig

The 6th edition of Cineways Filmfestival in Braunschweig, Germany has announced it will be celebrating the James Bond franchise this year with special guests that includes long-time FSWL supporters John Glen and Beatrice Libert. John will also be presented with the Cineways Award at a special event during the festival.

Published: 2017-09-01

New Vintage Classics editions of three James Bond novels by Ian Fleming coming in November

Ian Fleming Publications have announced new special hardback editions of three of Ian Fleming's finest James Bond novels - Casino Royale (1953), Live And Let Die (1954) and Goldfinger (1959) - featuring GREAT covers designed by Hungarian illustrator Levente Szabo. The new editions also include brand new introductions written by American Bond expert and writer John Cork.

Published: 2017-08-31

George Lazenby honorary guest at Quebec City Film Festival for two film screenings

Following a special appearance Revelation Film Festival in Perth earler this summer, George Lazenby will also attend Festival de cinéma de la ville de Québec on 15-16 September for a special screening of ON HER MAJESTY'S SECRET SERVICE and BECOMING BOND. FSWL has got all the info and will be there...

Published: 2017-08-30

A Celebration of Sir Sean Connery as James Bond on his 87th birthday

FSWL founder Anders Frejdh on Sean Connery as Ian Fleming's secret agent 007: "Sir Sean has always been and always will be my favourite actor to play James Bond on the big screen since he was the first, original and the man who defined the role. What would have become of the character if Sean hadn't portrayed him?"

Published: 2017-08-25

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