The Bond Files: An Unofficial Guide to the World's Greatest Secret Agent

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Virgin, 2002 - Performing Arts - 448 pages
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Which Bond films did Stanley Kubrick and Francis Ford Coppola help out on? When did Bond meet Playboy millionaire Hugh Hefner? How many times has 009 been killed? This guide is a detailed study of the James Bond phenomenon, from the early days in the 1950s before the films, up to the 20th Bond adventure in 2002. It features observations and comments on plot, location details and categories including toys for the boys, sadism, mistakes can be fatal and lines to rewind for. It chronicles James Bond's every appearance in novels, comics, films and TV - from the best known to the most obscure facts about James Bond that even the world's greatest secret agent has forgotten. This third edition has been revised and updated to include the 20th Bond film, Die Another Day.

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Andy Lane is a television and fiction writer who specializes in science fiction. He has dozens of books, short stories, and scripts to his credit.
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Paul Simpson has edited various magazines, launched the adult football magazine FourFourTwo, written books on football trivia, the European newspaper industry, and a biography of Paul Gascoigne and has worked for the FT, Q, and The Times. He is author of Rough Guides to Cult Movies, Kids'' Movies, Cult TV and the brand-new The Rough Guide to Westerns.

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