Tuesday, 14 August 2018

007 Event: SciFi Wales (1 September 2018)

What: SciFi Wales
Where: Venue Cymru, The Promenade, Penrhyn Crescent, Llandudno, Wales
When: 1 September 2018







Special Bond star appearances:


Clem So
Casino Guest (uncredited) in "Skyfall" (2012)
Spectre Crime Boss (uncredited) in "SPECTRE" (2015)

Virginia Hey
Rubavitch in "The Living Daylights" (1987)


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Sunday, 12 August 2018

007 Hotel: The Feathers

THE FEATHERS


Location: Woodstock, England
Address: 16-20 Market Street, Woodsto
ck, England
Bond book appearanceWin, Lose or Die (1989)

Other Bond relationSome of the cast and crew of Bond movie "SPECTRE" (2015) stayed in The Feathers during filming the scenes in Blenheim Palace.
Visited by 007 Travelers: November 2017




According to John Gardner's book "Win, Lose or Die" (1989) The Feathers hotel is Bond's favourite hotel in Woodstock, England.


"He had taken a room for the night at the nearby Feathers Hotel, partly for security, and partly because he preferred it to the more famous Bear."

John Gardner: "Win, Lose or Die" (1989)


Hotel Feathers is a 17th century town house and independent hotel in Oxfordshire that has unique rooms and delicious food.


You can find accommodation choices and book your room here







007 Travelers had a table reservation to The Feathers hotel and first in the lobby we met Nik, who welcomed us and will welcome also you when you arrive at the hotel.











The Feathers Courtyard





Why wouldn't you start your evening by going to hotel's famous Gin bar, where are over 400 different gins, that's why the bar is in the Guinness Book of Records! You can find the list of gins here.

The main waiter Mr. Octavian Onisoru - who is a huge James Bond fan - can make you a perfect Vesper Martini as he did for 007 Travelers.



Vesper Martini


After you have enjoyed your drinks, you should try hotel's fine restaurant.

We can also highly recommend "The Kitchen by Dominic Chapman" for everyone while visiting Woodstock, England.

You can find a sample dinner menu here


Chicken terrine



A partridge meal




Creme brulee







"He completed his walk and returned to the Feathers where he put his feet up for a few hours before taking the short stroll to The Bear."


John Gardner: "Win, Lose or Die" (1989)










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Friday, 10 August 2018

007 Filming location: Goldfinger gold factory / Goldfinger (1964)


GOLDFINGER GOLD FACTORY

Bond movie: "Goldfinger" (1964)
Place and location in the movie: Switzerland
Actual place and location: Pilatus Aircraft Factory, Stans, Switzerland
What happens here in the movie: Bond (Sean Connery) investigates what Auric Goldfinger (Gert Fröbe) is planning to do
Visited by 007 Travelers: July 2014



The night shots when Bond infiltrates to the gold factory, were filmed at Pinewood Studios, England.









Photo © EON, United Artists, Danjaq LLC

Photo © EON, United Artists, Danjaq LLC








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Wednesday, 8 August 2018

In Memoriam: Robert "Bob" Dix (1938-2018)


Who: Robert Dix
Born: 8 May 1938, Los Angeles, California, USA
Died: 6 August 2018, Tucson, Arizona, USA

According to Hollywood Reporter Robert "Bob" Dix has passed away. He had a respiratory failure at a hospital in Tucson, Arizona.

Bond world knew him of a little part in "Live and Let Die" (1973), where he played a role of agent Hamilton.

Mr. Dix and his family are in our hearts and minds.


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Tuesday, 7 August 2018

007 Item: The Soho String play 18 James Bond Film Themes C-cassette

007 Item: The Soho String play 18 James Bond Film Themes C-cassette









TRACK LISTING:

Side A

1. LICENCE TO KILL
2. THE LIVING DAYLIGHTS
3. LIVE AND LET DIE
4. NOBODY DOES IT BETTER
5. THE MAN WITH THE GOLDEN GUN
6. DR. NO: THE JAMES BOND THEME
7. FROM RUSSIA WITH LOVE
8. YOU ONLY LIVE TWICE
9. OCTOPUSSY: ALL TIME HIGH

TOTAL TIME: 30:44


Side B

1. DIAMONDS ARE FOREVER
2. GOLDFINGER
3. ON HER MAJESTY'S SECRET SERVICE: WE HAVE ALL THE TIME IN THE WORLD
4. A VIEW TO A KILL
5. THE SPY WHO LOVED ME: BOND 77
6. FOR YOUR EYES ONLY
7. THUNDERBALL

8. MISS PENNYGILL
9. MOONRAKER

TOTAL TIME: 30:43



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