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James Bond in Sweden by Anders Frejdh

Welcome to one of the World's oldest and most comprehensive James Bond & Ian Fleming sites dedicated to the global 007 phenomenon. Over 7,000 English pages of content. Launched in September 2004 by Swedish James Bond expert Anders Frejdh who also manages 007 actor George Lazenby since 2013.

Romeo - My Escape in Five Acts, an autobiography by Ola Rapace

Admired and respected but also surrounded by gossip and headlines... Think you know Swedish actor Ola Rapace who achieved international fame after his role in the 2012 James Bond film Skyfall? Then who is the vulnerable man behind the tough surface? On 10th November 2020, The Book Affair publish Ola's autobiography titled Romeo – My Escape in Five Acts (initially only available in Swedish).

Published: 2020-10-25

The website celebrates 25 years on the web, managed and run by long-time FSWL friend/supporter Martijn Mulder celebrates 25 years on the web making it the oldest 007 related website online. Over the years, Martijn has also published a World of Bond CD-rom (2007), a booklet and four books - On the Tracks of 007 (2008), Guide to Japan (2017), The Making Of OHMSS50 (2019) and Guide to Thailand (2020) - based on the original website content as well as new additions.

Published: 2020-10-24

Ian Fleming and James Bond written by Jon Gilbert (hardback)

Ian Fleming and James Bond is a comprehensive account of the Ian Fleming/James Bond material held at The Schøyen Collection, London and Oslo, compiled by Jon Gilbert, with an introduction by Dr. Martin Schøyen and a foreword by Fergus Fleming, Ian Fleming's nephew.

Published: 2020-10-23

Sunspel and Ian Fleming - launch of Sartorial Winter Collection

Ian Fleming and Sunspel have a natural and longstanding affinity. Sunspel have dressed his iconic creation James Bond, while Fleming himself was famously an advocate of the Sea Island cotton that Sunspel use in their most luxurious garments - an appreciation he passed on to the Bond character.

Published: 2020-10-22

Profiles in History auction Ursula Andress bikini from Dr. No (1962)

Profiles In History is celebrating all things James Bond 007 as part of their Icons & Legends of Hollywood auction on 12-13 November 2020 in Los Angeles. Items from no less than 14 different films in the 007 franchise is featured in this auction with the Ursula Andress worn bikini from Dr. No as the highlight. NOTE: Our page include a DISCLAIMER from Wallis Heritage Ltd regarding the autogyro included in the sale.

Published: 2020-10-22

52 years since filming began on On Her Majesty's Secret Service (1969)

FSWL contributor and The James Bond Movie Encyclopedia author Steven Jay Rubin presents This Day in James Bond History - marking the first day of shooting on the sixth Bond film, 1969's On Her Majesty's Secret Service starring George Lazenby as Ian Fleming's 007.

Published: 2020-10-21

In Memoriam of American actor Julius Harris (1923-2004)

FSWL contributor Steven Jay Rubin remember Julius Harris on the day of his passing. Of his memories as Tee Hee in Live and Let Die, Harris said: “Roger [Moore] and I rehearsed the train fight together. We didn’t want any stuntmen because it was impossible for someone to double for me.”

Published: 2020-10-17

James Bond posters in Propstore Cinema Poster Live Auction on 5th November

Over 110 rare and sought-after James Bond 007 posters and memorabilia will be sold during Prop Store’s Cinema Poster Live Auction on Thursday 5th November 2020. Not to be missed! (We've dealt with Prop Store since 2002 and really have nothing but great things to say about them.)

Published: 2020-10-16

Aston Martin: Made in Britain written by stunt driver Ben Collins

Aston Martin: Made in Britain is a new 304-page book in English written by stunt driver Ben Collins published by Quercus on 15th October 2020. Collins doubled for Daniel Craig in the last four James Bond movies including the upcoming No Time To Die.

Published: 2020-10-15

A celebration of Ben Whishaw (Q) and Sir Roger Moore (007)

FSWL contributes Steven Jay Rubin pays tribute to Ben Whishaw and Sir Roger Moore, both born on October 14. Ben in 1980 and Roger in 1927. Headlining the 007 franchise from 1973 to 1985, Moore catapulted the series towards a level of international success that even eclipsed Sean Connery’s tenure.

Published: 2020-10-14

The Folio Society Edition of ON HER MAJESTY'S SECRET SERVICE

On what would have been Sir Roger Moore's 93rd birthday, The Folio Society publish the tenth volume in their endlessly popular James Bond collection. In this volume, Ian Fleming sweeps the reader into the thin and dangerous atmosphere of the Alps in the 1963's On Her Majesty’s Secret Service (in the 1969 film version, Bond is played by George Lazenby).

Published: 2020-10-14

15 years since Daniel Craig was announced as new James Bond

On 14th October 2005, Daniel Craig was announced as the new James Bond following Sean Connery, George Lazenby, Roger Moore, Timothy Dalton and Pierce Brosnan. With 15 years as Ian Fleming's secret agent, and counting, he's now the longest running 007 actor. Daniel Craig has been On Her Majesty's Secret Service only a little more than a year short of From Sweden With Love's presence, serving James Bond fans on the web.

Published: 2020-10-14

The Swatch 007 Collaboration continues with the Q watch

The success of the Swatch X 007 collaboration has led to a second Swatch release exclusively for No Time To Die, the 25th James Bond film. A timeless blend of tradition and futuristic innovation. Just like Q himself.

Published: 2020-10-13

In Memoriam of model and actress Margaret Nolan (1943-2020)

FSWL feels like the rest of the James Bond world and mourns the loss of Margaret Nolan who passed away on October 5, 2020 at the age of 76. Nolan played Dink in 1964's Goldfinger directed by Guy Hamilton. She can also be seen on posters for the film body painted in gold.

Published: 2020-10-12

Daniel Craig on The Tonight Show starring Jimmy Fallon

Daniel Craig talks about his final James Bond film No Time To Die, reveals the first thing he did when he was originally announced as the "new" James Bond 15 years ago. He also shares what he won't miss about the role.

Published: 2020-10-06

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