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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 6,500 English pages of content. Launched in September 2004 by Swedish James Bond expert Anders Frejdh who also manages 007 actor George Lazenby since 2013.

17 James Bond films to be screened at Bio Capitol in Stockholm

Great news for all Bond fans in Sweden as Bio Capitol in Stockholm will screen 17 James Bond films in the run-up to the premiere of No Time To Die. Before Sunday 27 October's screening of On Her Majesty's Secret Service starring George Lazenby, FSWL founder (and Lazenby's manager since 2013) Anders Frejdh will conduct a Q&A with Terence Mountain who played Raphael in the film.

Published: 2019-10-20

A Four-way James Bond: 2019’s Bonded Anniversary Year

As shooting winds down on the 25th James Bond film from EON Productions, No Time To Die starring Daniel Craig, and we eagerly await its arrival in cinemas, now may be a good time to look back since this year marks a four-way anniversary for a disparate array of entries in the Bond film canon. 50 years of On Her Majesty's Secret Service (1969) directed by Peter Hunt. 40 years of Moonraker (1979) directed by Lewis Gilbert. 30 years for Licence to Kill (1989) directed by John Glen, and 20 years of The World Is Not Enough (1999) directed by Michael Apted.

Published: 2019-10-18

Four Aston Martins models features in Bond 25: No Time To Die

To mark the 25th Bond film, No Time To Die starring Daniel Craig as Ian Fleming's James Bond, four of Aston Martin cars will be featured in the film. From the classic DB5 and V8 Vantage, to the new DBS Superleggera and Aston Martin Valhalla, there is something for every Bond fan.

Published: 2019-10-12

N.Peal's 007 Cashmere Collection in stores from 18th October

N.Peal's exclusive 007 Cashmere Collection offers 13 looks inspired by scenes from Goldfinger (1964), On Her Majesty's Secret Service (1969), Live and Let Die (1973), For Your Eyes Only (1981), The Living Daylights (1987) and GoldenEye (1995), plus, three pieces worn by 007 in Skyfall (2012) and SPECTRE (2015). Available to buy from 18 October, the collection includes 24 items in total.

Published: 2019-10-12

007 XXS: 50 Jahre James Bond Im Geheimdienst Ihrer Majestät

Publication of 007 XXS – 50 Jahre James Bond "Im Geheimdienst Ihrer Majestät", a new German book written by FSWL reader Danny Morgenstern. The book is published in Germany by DAMOKLES for the 50th anniversary of On Her Majesty's Secret Service (1969) starring George Lazenby as Ian Fleming's 007.

Published: 2019-10-08

Auction: The Carter-Jones James Bond Cinema Poster Collection

On 5th November 2019 at 1:30pm GMT (UK time), Prop Store will be selling the Carter-Jones unique James Bond poster collection (the first part of it anyway!) in a stand-alone sale. It is an unprecedented event in James Bond poster collecting as there has never been a larger, or better quality, collection come to market in a single offering.

Published: 2019-10-07

An analysis of the official No Time To Die (2020) teaser poster

FSWL contributor Greg Bechtloff analyses the teaser poster for No Time To Die featuring Daniel Craig which was officially revealed on 5th October (Global James Bond Day). The poster design is from Empire Design who also designed the Spectre posters.

Published: 2019-10-06

Official teaser poster for No Time To Die (2020) released

The official teaser poster for No Time To Die (2020) with Daniel Craig in focus was released during Global James Bond Day on 5th October 2019. The film will be in cinemas around the world in April 2020. In Sweden and the rest of the Nordic region, the film is distributed by SF Studios.

Published: 2019-10-05

Book review: Bond Behind The Scenes from The History Press

FSWL contributor Brian Smith reviews the new book Bond Behind The Scenes published by The History Press on 26th August 2019 and based on the picture library and photographic archive of the Daily Mirror newspaper.

Published: 2019-10-04

Celebrating 40 Years of Bollinger and James Bond 007

In 1979, Champagne Bollinger appeared on screen with the release of Moonraker, becoming the Official Champagne for the famous British secret agent. The partnership has evolved over the years and is now a recognisable part of the legacy of both brands.

Published: 2019-10-04

New OMEGA Celebrates On Her Majesty's Secret Service at 50

OMEGA releases a new Seamaster Diver 300M to celebrate the 50th anniversary of On Her Majesty's Secret Service (1969) starring George Lazenby as Ian Fleming's James Bond, replete with 007-details and more than a few surprises.

Published: 2019-09-24

In Memoriam: Diamonds Are Forever actor Sid Haig (1939-2019)

FSWL is sad to report yet another member of the Bond screen family has passed away - longtime character actor Sid Haig died in Los Angeles on September 21st at age 80. While best known for a string of Rob Zombie horror movies including The Devil’s Rejects, Bond fans will remember him as the hulking Slumber Mortuary attendant from Diamonds Are Forever (1971) directed by Guy Hamilton.

Published: 2019-09-23

Brace Yourself: James Bond’s Suspenders in No Time To Die

Among the rash of optics we saw last week from the set of No Time To Die emanating from Matera, Italy was Daniel Craig wearing a pair of dove grey suspenders or braces as the British call them. He wore them with a casual, tan colored suit and a blue shirt. FSWL contributor Greg Bechtloff reports.

Published: 2019-09-17

George Lazenby returns to MI6 in new audio spy drama

George Lazenby, who 50 years ago succeeded Sean Connery to become the youngest ever James Bond in On Her Majesty's Secret Service (1969), is plunging back into the world of M16 as reluctant spy Dr. Jason Love in Passport to Oblivion from Spiteful Puppet.

Published: 2019-09-13

James Bond Day with George Lazenby at BFI in London

Be shaken and stirred when the British Film Institute celebrate three Bond anniversaries on Sunday 29 September 2019, six days ahead of global James Bond Day. George Lazenby, the youngest James Bond actor, composer David Arnold, director John Glen, actresses Carole Ashby and Martine Beswicke, as well as comedian David Walliams will be in attendance as honorary guests.

Published: 2019-09-12

No Time To Die: The 25th James Bond film – Its On!

In a new series of exclusive articles until the release of No Time To Die next year, FSWL contributor Greg Bechtloff in Los Angeles will dig deeply into his vault of James Bond and Ian Fleming knowledge combined with news on the 25th James Bond film adventure from EON Productions so keep an eye out.

Published: 2019-09-11

Secret Cinema presents a Casino Royale (2006) in Shanghai

Secret Cinema, which puts on immersive cinema experiences, is to launch its first show in China, the world’s second-biggest film market. The British events company has partnered with SMG Live to debut Secret Cinema Presents Casino Royale in Shanghai in November.

Published: 2019-09-04

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