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Original 007 film cars driven by female characters at Bond In Motion

By: FSWL team
Published:
2017-10-20
Bond Girl power display at Bond in Motion London F
To celebrate Girl Power in the James Bond films, original film cars driven by female characters in the 007 film series AND previously unseen props and costumes has been added to the permanent Bond in Motion exhibition at London Film Museum, the largest official collection of original James Bond vehicles in the world.

The Bond in Motion exhibition has over 100 individual items on display including the Aston Martin DB5 from GoldenEye (1995), the ‘Wet Nellie’ Lotus Esprit S1 from The Spy Who Loved Me (1977), the Rolls-Royce Phantom III from Goldfinger (1964), and the ‘Little Nellie’ Wallis WA-116 Agile Autogyro from You Only Live Twice (1967).

Movie cars added to the permanent exhibition include:

Land Rover Defender Double Cab driven by Eve (Naomie Harris) in Skyfall (2012)
Ford Ka driven by Camille (Olga Kurylenko) in Quantum of Solace (2008)
Ford Thunderbird driven by Jinx (Halle Berry) in Die Another Day (2002)

Eve Moneypenny (Naomie Harris) pursues the train in a Land Rover Defender in Skyfall
Eve Moneypenny (Naomie Harris) pursues the train in a Land Rover Defender in Skyfall. © 2012 Danjaq, LLC and Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Studios Inc. All rights reserved

Eve Moneypenny (Naomie Harris) and Land Rover Defender in Skyfall
Eve Moneypenny (Naomie Harris) and Land Rover Defender in Skyfall. © 2012 Danjaq, LLC and Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Studios Inc. All rights reserved

Land Rover Defender from Skyfall with Moneypenny costume, now on display at Bond in Motion
Land Rover Defender from Skyfall with Moneypenny costume at Bond in Motion. © 2017 London Film Museum. All rights reserved

Ford Ka from Quantum of Solace & Ford Cougar from On Her Majesty’s Secret Service at Bond in Motion
Ford Ka from Quantum of Solace & Ford Cougar from On Her Majesty’s Secret Service at Bond in Motion. © 2017 London Film Museum. All rights reserved

Ford Thunderbird and Jinx (Halle Berry) at the Ice Palace in Die Another Day
Ford Thunderbird and Jinx (Halle Berry) at the Ice Palace in Die Another Day. © 2002 Danjaq, LLC and United Artists Corporation. All rights reserved

Jinx Ford Thunderbird from Die Another Day now on display at Bond in Motion
Jinx’ Ford Thunderbird from Die Another Day at Bond in Motion. © 2017 London Film Museum. All rights reserved

Tilly Masterson (Tania Mallet) was the very first Bond actress to drive a car in the film Goldfinger, and the Mustang she drove was a preproduction car acquired from Ford especially for the film. An original production memo from January 1964 requesting driving lessons for Tania Mallet forms part of the new display.

Goldfinger production memo requesting driving lessons for Tania Mallet
Goldfinger production memo requesting driving lessons for Tania Mallet. © 2017 London Film Museum. All rights reserved

Additional costumes and props on display for the first time at the London Film Museum include:

Eve Moneypenny (Naomie Harris) costume including Belstaff jacket, H&M silk vest, J Brand leather trousers and a Skyfall film poster showing Naomie wearing the outfit
Skyfall clapperboard signed by Sam Mendes, Daniel Craig, Naomie Harris, Berenice Marlohe and Javier Bardem
Skyfall storyboard showing Eve Moneypenny chasing the train sequence by Jim Cornish
Camille (Olga Kurylenko) costume from Quantum of Solace created by Jasper Conran
Jinx (Halle Berry) costume from Die Another Day – Versace leather jacket and skirt, Gina leather stiletto boots
Japanese film poster showing Jinx from Die Another Day
Crossbow from For Your Eyes Only (1981) used by Melina Havelock (Carole Bouquet)

Bond (Daniel Craig) meets Camille (Olga Kurylenko) in Quantum of Solace
James Bond (Daniel Craig) with Camille (Olga Kurylenko) in Quantum of Solace. © 2008 Danjaq, LLC, United Artists Corporation, Columbia Pictures Industries, Inc. All Rights Reserved.

Skyfall clapperboard signed by Daniel Craig, Naomie Harris, Berenice Marlohe, Javier Bardem & Sam Mendes
Skyfall clapperboard signed by Daniel Craig, Naomie Harris, Berenice Marlohe, Javier Bardem & Sam Mendes. © 2017 London Film Museum. All rights reserved

Note To celebrate the new exhibits, Bond In Motion is offering 2-for-1 tickets until the end of 2017 using the code GP001.

The London Film Museum is located at 45 Wellington Street, Covent Garden and is open seven days a week. Tickets are available from www.londonfilmmuseum.com and www.ticketmaster.co.uk

Editor's Note:
Apart from all vehicles and items from the archive of EON Productions there's an additional 17 vehicles on display at Bond in Motion provided by The Ian Fleming Foundation.

More information about the James Bond film franchise can be found on the official website at www.007.com.

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