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Welcome to one of the World's oldest and most comprehensive James Bond & Ian Fleming sites dedicated to the global 007 phenomenon. Over 6,700 English pages of content. Launched in September 2004 by Swedish James Bond expert Anders Frejdh who also manages 007 actor George Lazenby since 2013.

New edition of Deborah Lipp's The Ultimate James Bond Fan Book

FSWL reader Deborah Lipp's book The Ultimate James Bond Fan Book: Fun, Facts, & Trivia About the James Bond Movies - originally published in 2006 - celebrates, examines, details, analyzes, lists, critiques, and occasionally pokes gentle fun at Brain's most famous secret agent.

Published: 2020-09-26

Blackwell Rum releases limited edition 007 bottle

In celebration of No Time To Die's November 2020 release, Blackwell Rum has announced that it has partnered with the 007 film franchise to offer a limited series bottle. The 750 ml bottle will retail for $35 in major metro markets from November 2020.

Published: 2020-09-26

Shoemaker Crockett and Jones announce No Time To Die campaign

British shoemaker Crockett & Jones have announced an exclusive collaboration with EON Productions to celebrate the forthcoming release of No Time To Die. Made from the finest box calf and featuring a signature Hand Grade leather sole, ‘JAMES’ is a 007 limited edition shoe inspired by Bond’s iconic tuxedo.

Published: 2020-09-25

A celebration of actress Kristina Wayborn on her 70th birthday

FSWL contributor Steven Jay Rubin celebrates actress Kristina Wayborn - Magda in the 1983 James Bond film Octopussy - who turns 70 on September 24th. The women of the James Bond movies fall into many categories – wise cracking moll types (Pussy Galore, Tiffany Case), female Tarzans (Honey Ryder), voluptuous sirens (Fiona Volpe, Tatiana Romanova) and sultry, sensual and sexy enemy agents. Kristina’s Magda falls into the latter category. She’s also a bit of a chameleon.

Published: 2020-09-24

OMEGA release No Time To Die campaign for Seamaster watch

OMEGA celebrates the forthcoming release of No Time To Die with the launch of their new TV spot, featuring the Seamaster Diver 300M 007 Edition watch. In his 9th film with OMEGA, James Bond is on a mission to rescue a kidnapped scientist, which turns out to be far more treacherous than expected. As ever, 007 is equipped with his faithful Seamaster as he follows the trail of a mysterious villain armed with dangerous new technology.

Published: 2020-09-24

Nokia release No Time To Die campagin featuring Lashana Lynch

No Time To Die actress Lashana Lynch features in official phone partner Nokia’s campaign for the new Nokia 8.3 5G in character as 00 agent Nomi. The shoot was captured on the new phone and took place at Pinewood Studios. Also launched today is Nokia’s full length commercial which sees agent Nomi on a daring mission.

Published: 2020-09-22

In Memoriam: Anglo-French actor Michael Lonsdale 1931-2020

Hot on the heels of losing lovely Dame Diana Rigg, the Bond World now mourns another iconic passing – Anglo-French actor Michael Lonsdale, 89. He played the larger than life villain, Sir Hugo Drax in 1979’s Moonraker, opposite Sir Roger Moore, directed by Lewis Gilbert.

Published: 2020-09-21

In Memoriam of director Guy Hamilton - born on 16 September

FSWL contributor Steven Jay Rubin remembers the late director Guy Hamilton on the anniversary of his birth in 1922. Guy directed Goldfinger (1964), the best of all the Bonds, as well as Diamonds Are Forever (1971), Live and Let Die (1973) and The Man with the Golden Gun (1974).

Published: 2020-09-16

A celebration of actress Caterina Murino on her 43rd birthday

FSWL contributor Steven Jay Rubin celebrates Caterina Murino - Solange in the 2006 James Bond film Casino Royale - who turns 43 on September 15th. She portrayed the captivating Solange in 2006's Casino Royale directed by Martin Campbell.

Published: 2020-09-15

In Memoriam of actor Richard Kiel - born on this day in 1939

The James Bond Movie Encyclopedia author and FSWL contributor Steven Jay Rubin remembers Richard Kiel, the actor who famously played Jaws in two consecutive James Bond films, who was born on 13th September 1939. So let’s raise a brew to a legendary actor and an unforgettable presence in the 007 Universe.

Published: 2020-09-13

The Goldfinger Files: The Making of the Iconic Alpine Sequence

The Goldfinger Files: The Making of the Iconic Alpine Sequence is a new 192-pages book featuring 346 photos with text written by FSWL readers Steffen Appel and Peter Wälty. The book was published by Steidl on 13th August 2020. The foreword is written by Franck Hamilton, the son of director Guy Hamilton.

Published: 2020-09-08

16th Anniversary of the From Sweden With Love website

In 2020, the From Sweden With Love (FSWL) site celebrates 16 years on the web. The site was originally launched by Anders Frejdh on 6th September 2004. 6th September, is also the birthday of James Bond continuation author Raymond Benson and British actress Naomie Harris who brilliantly portrays Moneypenny in Skyfall (2012) and SPECTRE (2015) as well as in the upcoming No Time To Die (2020).

Published: 2020-09-06

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