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Author Altman, Mark A., author.

Title Nobody does it better : the complete, uncensored, unauthorized oral history of the James Bond / Mark A. Altman and Edward Gross ; with additional material by Richard Schenkman.

Publication Info. New York : Forge, 2020.


Location Call No. Status
 PAS Allendale Branch Non-Fiction  New Shelf  791.4375 ALT    Available
 PAS Central Library Non-Fiction, 1st Floor  New Shelf  791.4375 ALT    DUE 08-03-20
1 copy being processed for PAS Allendale Branch On Order.
1 copy being processed for PAS Central Library On Order.
Edition First edition.
Description 720 pages ; 25 cm
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Note "A Tom Doherty Associates book."
Contents Just say (Doctor) no : "Why is it that people who can't take advice always insist on giving it?" / Mark A. Altman -- Tomorrow never lies : "I'm putting on a little scientific demonstration in Iceland this weekend. Perhaps you could join us?" / Edward Gross -- Bond, James Bond : "The name is Bond, James Bond" -- The road to Bond : "You seem to have this nasty habit of surviving." -- The sixties : the Doctor is in : "No, Mister Bond, I expect you to die..." -- "This never happened to the other fella" : "You can shoot me! I have a very low threshold of death. My doctor says I can't have bullets enter my body at any time." -- The seventies : Go Mr. Big or go home : "Look after Mister Big. See that some harm comes to him." -- The eighties : "I hope we're going to have some gratuitous sex and violence around here again." -- The nineties : golden years : "Christ, I miss the Cold War."-- The 2000s : Bourne again : "You think of women as disposable pleasures, reather than meaningul pursuits. So as charming as you are, Mr. Bond, I will be keeping my eyes on our government's money, and off your perfectly formed arse." -- The 2010s : it's your SPECTRE against mine . . . : "A gun and a radio; not exactly Christmas, is it?" -- James Bond will return : "It's quite alright, really. She's having a rest. We'll be going on soon. There's no hurry you see, we have all the time in the world.".
Summary "For over five decades, the cinematic adventures of James Bond have thrilled moviegoers. Now, bestselling authors Mark A. Altman and Edward Gross take you behind-the-scenes of the most famous and beloved movie franchise of all-time filled with reflections from over 150 cast, crew, critics and filmmakers who reflect on the impact of this legendary movie franchise as well as share their thoughts about their favorite (and least) favorite 007 adventures and spy mania which gripped fans the world over in the wake of the success of the James Bond films"-- Provided by publisher.
Subject Bond, James (Fictitious character) -- In motion pictures.
James Bond films -- History and criticism.
James Bond films -- Miscellanea.
Added Author Gross, Edward (Edward A.), author.
Schenkman, Richard, contributor.
ISBN 9781250300959 (hardback) $29.99
1250300959 (hardback) $29.99

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