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APRIL-JUNE 2016
JAMES BONDS AT MADAME TUSSAUDS NEW YORK

By: Anders Frejdh
Published:
2016-04-16
Madame Tussauds New York has been selected to display the wax figures of all six James Bond actors from April 2016. The wax works was previously displayed at Madame Tussads London and Madame Tussauds Hollywood.

The line-up of Sean Connery, George Lazenby, Roger Moore, Timothy Dalton, Pierce Brosnan and Daniel Craig are at Madame Tussauds New York for a limited time only, before embarking on to the next Madame Tussauds in their tour.

Created in close collaboration with EON Productions, the experience gives fans the opportunity to stand side-by-side with all six Bonds - in the same place, at the same time. Guests are invited to see how they measure up to each 007, pose with their favorite and take a stand out profile picture.

The figures took a team of twenty artists, four months to complete at a cost of over one million dollars. Hundreds of layers of oil paint were used to build up accurate skin tones and each hair on all of the figures’ heads was inserted individually by hand over a six week period. Check out the "Making Of" footage below:



Each of the wax figures are featured in a classic 007 dinner suit, designed by Oscar®-winning costume designer Lindy Hemming.

Sean Connery played 007 in six EON films starting with Dr. No (1962) and is portrayed as he appeared in the 1963 film From Russia with Love.

George Lazenby played James Bond in On Her Majesty's Secret Service (1969) and is featured in a classic pose from the film.

Roger Moore played Bond seven times beginning with Live and Let Die (1973) and is portrayed as he appeared in the 1977 film The Spy Who Loved Me.

Timothy Dalton is featured as he appeared in the late 1980s in his two Bond appearances, The Living Daylights (1987) and Licence to Kill (1989).

Pierce Brosnan was 007 four times appearing first in GoldenEye (1995) (1995); he is featured as he appeared in the 1997 film Tomorrow Never Dies.

Daniel Craig’s figure portrays him as featured in his third Bond film, Skyfall (2012) (2012).

Editor's note:
The Madame Tussauds team already had access to measurements of Craig, Connery, Moore, Dalton and Brosnan from previous figures but needed George Lazenby's to complete the picture. The star of On Her Majesty's Secret Service was happy to oblige and gave the artists a sitting in Los Angeles in February 2015.

For special posts about Sean Connery featured on From Sweden with Love, click here.
For special posts about George Lazenby featured on From Sweden with Love, click here.
For special posts about Roger Moore featured on From Sweden with Love, click here.
For special posts about Timothy Dalton featured on From Sweden with Love, click here.
For special posts about Pierce Brosnan featured on From Sweden with Love, click here.
For special posts about Daniel Craig featured on From Sweden with Love, click here.

Photo above:
Wax figures of the six James Bond actors. © 2016 Madame Tussauds. Alla rights reserved.

For more information and tickets, visit the official website of Madame Tussauds New York:
www2.madametussauds.com/new-york/en/

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