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Exclusive interview with Aikido maestro Toshiro Suga (Chang in Moonraker)

Exclusive interview with Toshiro Suga who played Chang in the 1979 James Bond-film Moonraker starring Roger Moore as Ian Fleming's 007. Nowadays, Toshiro Suga, teaches Aikido through seminars around Europe. During a visit to Saint-Pierre-du-Mont at Daïkyokan Dojo, Club James Bond France met him to talk about his passion and his past with James Bond. FSWL are happy to exclusively reproduce the interview in English as it was originally published in French.

Published: 2018-06-25

MI6 Confidential remembers Sir Roger Moore with special issue

In a new special issue of MI6 Confidential, over 65 of Roger Moore's co-stars has shared their memories of the man, including the Bond ladies Jane Seymour, Gloria Hendry, Britt Ekland, Maud Adams, Carmen du Sautoy, Joie Vejjajiva, Lois Chiles, Corinne Clery, Anne Lönnberg, Irka Bochenko, Beatrice Libert, Lynn-Holly Johnson, Kristina Wayborn, Mary Stavin, Carole Ashby, Safira Afzal, Tanya Roberts, Grace Jones, Alison Doody, and Papillon Soo - Bond villains Yaphet Kotto, Julian Glover, Steven Berkoff and Christopher Walken. Other names include Bob Dix, Nadim Sawalha, Charles Dance, John Wyman, Alkis Criticos, Daniel Benzali, Kabir Bedi and Vijay Amritraj. FSWL founder Anders Frejdh is one of the contributors to this issue of the magazine.

Published: 2018-06-25

Bond, the Beatles and My Year with Marilyn written by publicist Jerry Juroe

Bond, the Beatles and My Moment with Marilyn: 50 Years as a Movie Marketing Man is the much-anticipated memoirs of retired internationally noted film publicist and production associate Charles “Jerry” Juroe written by the man himself together with FSWL contributor Mark Cerulli and friend Doug Redenius. The book is published by McFarland on 30th September 2018.

Published: 2018-06-19

In Memoriam of Eunice Gayson (1928-2018): The First Bond Girl in Dr. No

FSWL are sad to learn of Eunice Gayson's passing on 8th June 2018 aged 90. She was the first Bond girl on the big screen opposite Sean Connery in Dr. No (1962). And one of our favourite girls in the series. FSWL founder Anders Frejdh was fortunate to meet her on numerous occasions over the years, first time in London 2002.

Published: 2018-06-09

Report from Bond At Bletchley Park: Illustrations & Inspirations

FSWL contributor Chris Johnson reports from the press viewing of new exhibition Bond At Bletchley Park: Illustrations and Inspirations in the UK. The exhibition showcases documents that prove there is a link between Ian Fleming and the code breaking team that worked at Bletchley Park during the Second World War alongside 15 new works of art inspired by the literary James Bond works of Ian Fleming and Anthony Horowitz.

Published: 2018-06-06

110 years since James Bond creator Ian Fleming (1908-1964) was born

Ian Fleming was born in London on 28th May 1908, the second of four brothers. He died on 12th August 1964 in Canterbury, Kent, UK. Fleming is world famous for creating James Bond. He wrote a total of twelve novels and two short-story collections about the secret agent. He also wrote a very popular children's book, Chitty Chitty Bang Bang.

Published: 2018-05-28

Cover for the US hardback edition of Forever and a Day revealed

Forever and a Day, the explosive prequel to Ian Fleming's Casino Royale, is the second official James Bond novel written by acclaimed British author Anthony Horowitz. The US hardback edition (with a different cover compared to the UK edition) is published on 6th November 2018. It is not yet confirmed if the book will be translated to Swedish so stay tuned...

Published: 2018-05-28

Exclusive preview: The entire first chapter of Forever and a Day

On what would have been Ian Fleming's 110th birthday, Vintage offers an exclusive preview of the second James Bond novel from Anthony Horowitz, Forever and a Day, with the first chapter of the book. Translation to Swedish by Anders Frejdh.

Published: 2018-05-28

Issue 51 of Le Bond from Club James Bond France (fanzine)

The latest issue Le Bond, the fanzine from our allies at Club James Bond France, features a special on the 10th Anniversary of Daniel Craig's second film as Ian Fleming's 007, Quantum of Solace, and an exclusive interview with Toshiro Suga (Chang in the 1979 James Bond film Moonraker) among its highlights.

Published: 2018-05-27

Review of The 007 Diaries (2018) written by Sir Roger Moore

FSWL contributor Brian Smith reviews the new edition of Sir Roger Moore's diary from the making of the 1973 James Bond 007 film Live And Let Die, The 007 Diaries. The book is published by The History Press on 1 June and features a foreword by David Hedison (Felix Leiter in the film) as well as a special note from the Moore family.

Published: 2018-05-26

Danny Boyle officially confirmed as Director for the 25th James Bond film

Bond 25, Daniel Craig’s 5th outing as Ian Fleming's 007, will be directed by Academy Award-winning Danny Boyle from an original screenplay by John Hodge. Production is set to begin on 3 December 2018. MGM will partner with Universal Pictures to release the film worldwide.

Published: 2018-05-25

Review of Forever and a Day by Anthony Horowitz (a new James Bond novel)

FSWL contributor Brian Smith, our man in Edinburgh, reviews the latest James Bond novel, FOREVER AND A DAY, written by Anthony Horowitz. "When I wrote the review for TRIGGER MORTIS, I declared it to be the best James Bond continuation novel ever. Its position has just been usurped. FOREVER AND A DAY is a stylish and clever thriller. 16 out of 16!"

Published: 2018-05-21

Becoming Bond with George Lazenby to be released on DVD in Sweden

Becoming Bond (2017) is the incredible but true story of how George Lazenby, an unknown car mechanic from Australia, bluffed his way to become James Bond and walked away from the role after just one movie. On 4th June 2018, the acclaimed hybrid documentary is released on DVD in Sweden by Studio S Entertainment.

Published: 2018-05-16

New art exhibition at Bletchley Park to celebrate Ian Fleming's James Bond

This summer James Bond comes to Bletchley Park via a new exhibition titled Bond at Bletchley Park: Illustrations and Inspirations. On display in Hut 12, the temporary art exhibition celebrates Ian Fleming’s original James Bond series, as well as the most recent 007 novels written by Anthony Horowitz.

Published: 2018-05-04

50th Anniversary Events of OHMSS in Portugal & Switzerland

On behalf of Martijn Mulder of On the tracks of 007, From Sweden with Love founder Anders Frejdh has been asked to join and organize a unique trip to Portugal and Switzerland in 2019 to celebrate the 50th anniversary of On Her Majesty's Secret Service starring George Lazenby as Ian Fleming's agent 007, a film many consider to be the best in the Bond series.

Published: 2018-04-29

British author Anthony Horowitz in Conversation on James Bond

Listen to Anthony Horowitz in conversation at Southbank Centre's Royal Festival Hall in London as he discusses his new 007 novel and the explosive prequel to Casino Royale (the first James Bond novel from Ian Fleming originally published in 1953), Forever and a Day.

Published: 2018-04-26

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