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Issue 39 Of Cinema Retro: You Only Live Twice Special

By: FSWL team
Cinema Retro magazine 39
A preview of the 64-page issue #39 (volume 13) of Cinema Retro, THE essential guide to films of the 1960's, 1970's & 1980's from FSWL readers Lee Pfeiffer and Dave Worrall. The new issue will be shipped to all subscribers at the beginning of September.

The THIRD and final Cinema Retro issue of 2017 celebrate the 50th anniversary of You Only Live Twice (1967) with a special 32-page 'Film in Focus' compiled by FSWL contributor Mark Cerulli.

This issue also features many rare and never-seen-before stills and behind-the-scenes photos from the production of You Only Live Twice, plus, features on props and collectibles.

Other You Only Live Twice content in this issue include:
Matthew Field and FSWL contributor Ajay Chowdhury (authors of Some Kind Of Hero: The Remarkable Story of the James Bond Films) interviews Nancy Sinatra (a rare in-print interview about her involvement with You Only Live Twice)
• Exclusive interviews with actress Karin Dor, lyricist Leslie Bricusse and singer Julie Rogers (who was originally contracted to record the title song)
Mark Cerulli catches up with Tsai Chin for her memories of the film
• Bond composer David Arnold discusses how the music to You Only Live Twice changed his life forever
• Exclusive interview with the late Ken Wallis, the creator of the Little Nellie gyrocopter, who discusses the helicopter accident (with photos) that caused cameraman John Jordan to lose his foot
• FSWL reader Raymond Benson meets 'Bond Girls' Akiko Wakabayashi and Mie Hama
Peter Lamont explains the logistics of building the massive volcano set
• Comments from Ken Adam, Lewis Gilbert, Norman Wanstall, Vic Armstrong and William B. Cartlidge makes for the ultimate tribute to one of Sean Connery's most spectacular OO7 films

• A tribute to the late Roger Moore's tenure at Pinewood Studios (our obituary of Sir Roger)
• Conclusion of the career overview of sexy Susan George
• A look at the Mark Lester psychological thriller Night Hair Child (1972) co-starring Britt Ekland
Haley Mills forgotten thriller Deadly Strangers (1975)
• The Ten Best Films of 1958 according to Raymond Benson

And the usual round-up of CD, book and DVD reviews, makes for a great read.

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The cover for issue 39 of Cinema Retro. © 2017 Cinema Retro, Inc. All rights reserved.

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