Portal:James Bond

From Infogalactic: the planetary knowledge core
Jump to: navigation, search

Template:/box-header

Shortcuts:

Commander James Bond, also known as 007, is a fictional British secret service agent created by journalist, naval officer and author Ian Fleming, for the debut novel Casino Royale in 1953. He is the main protagonist of the James Bond series of novels, which consists of twelve novels and two short story collections published between 1953 and 1966, although the last two books—The Man with the Golden Gun and Octopussy and The Living Daylights—were published posthumously. Following Ian Fleming's death in 1964, many continuation novels or novelizations by Kingsley Amis, Christopher Wood, John Gardner, Raymond Benson, Sebastian Faulks and Jeffery Deaver were published; a series of Young Bond novels has also been written by Charlie Higson.

Albert R. Broccoli and Harry Saltzman's Eon Productions started a series of Bond film in 1962, with the release of Dr. No. Since then the Bond series has become one of the most successful and lucrative in the film industry spanning 24 films. There have also been two films produced by independent companies and one television adaptation. Seven actors have portrayed agent 007 on film: Sean Connery, David Niven, George Lazenby, Roger Moore, Timothy Dalton, Pierce Brosnan and Daniel Craig; he was also portrayed by Barry Nelson in the 1954 television adaptation Casino Royale.

In addition to novels and films, Bond is a prominent character in many comic strips and computer and video games and has been the subject of many parodies.

Read More...

Template:/box-footer

Selected article

The Monsoon Palace pictured in the film
Octopussy, released in 1983, is the 13th film in the James Bond series, and the sixth to star Roger Moore as MI6 super agent James Bond. The film's title is taken from Ian Fleming's 1966 short story "Octopussy" and it also adapts the 1963 short story "The Property of a Lady". However, the film's overall story is original and the titular short story is narrated as a flashback by the main Bond girl Octopussy. In the film, Bond is assigned the task of following a general stealing jewels and relics from the Russian government. This leads him to a wealthy Afghan prince, Kamal Khan, and his associate, Octopussy. Following captivity and attempts on his life, Bond uncovers a plot to force disarmament in Europe with the use of a nuclear weapon.

Produced by Albert R. Broccoli and Michael G. Wilson, Octopussy was released in the same year as the non-EON James Bond film Never Say Never Again. Written by George MacDonald Fraser, Richard Maibaum, and Michael G. Wilson, the film was directed by John Glen.

Selected picture

Little Nellie.jpg
Credit: Hannibal

Little Nellie autogyro, as seen in You Only Live Twice, at a convention.

Selected biography

Brosnan at a photoshoot at Cannes
Pierce Brosnan OBE (born May 16, 1953) is an Irish actor, film producer and environmentalist. After leaving school at 16, Brosnan desired to be an artist and began training in commercial illustration at Central Saint Martins College of Art and Design, but later attended drama school in London for three years. Following a stage acting career he rose to popularity in the television series Remington Steele.

Brosnan portrayed James Bond in GoldenEye, Tomorrow Never Dies, The World Is Not Enough and Die Another Day. He also provided his voice and likeness to James Bond in the 2004 video game James Bond 007: Everything or Nothing.

Did you know...

  • ...that Everything or Nothing is the first Bond game to use the voice of the then current James Bond, Pierce Brosnan? It was also his final performance as Bond before stepping aside in 2004.

Selected quote

Template:/box-header Template:/James Bond news Template:/box-footer

Template:/box-header

Books List of James Bond novels and short storiesCasino Royale (novel), Live and Let Die (novel)Moonraker (novel)Diamonds Are Forever (novel), From Russia, with Love (novel)Dr. No (novel)Goldfinger (novel)For Your Eyes Only (short story collection)Thunderball (novel)The Spy Who Loved Me (novel)On Her Majesty's Secret Service (novel)You Only Live Twice (novel)The Man with the Golden Gun (novel)Octopussy and The Living DaylightsColonel Sun

Films (main article, List of James Bond films): A View to a KillCasino Royale (1967 film)Casino Royale (2006 film)Diamonds Are Forever (film)Die Another DayDr. No (film)For Your Eyes Only (film)From Russia with Love (film)GoldenEyeGoldfinger (film)Licence to KillLive and Let Die (film)Moonraker (film)Never Say Never AgainOctopussyOn Her Majesty's Secret Service (film)Quantum of SolaceThe Living DaylightsThe Man with the Golden Gun (film)SkyfallThe Spy Who Loved Me (film)Thunderball (film)Tomorrow Never DiesThe World Is Not EnoughYou Only Live Twice (film)Motifs in the James Bond film series

Characters: James Bond (books), James Bond (films), Felix Leiter, M (James Bond)

Biographies: Bernard LeeDaniel CraigDeborah KerrEva GreenGeorge MartinHalle BerryIan FlemingJonathan PryceMadonna (entertainer)Paul McCartneyPierce BrosnanSean BeanTina Turner

Music: "The World Is Not Enough (song)" • "You Know My Name" • "Skyfall (song)"

Games and television: Inspirations for James BondCasino Royale (Climax!)GoldenEye 007 (1997 video game) • "You Only Move Twice"

Bold entries are featured articles, the remainder are good articles. Template:/box-footer

Template:/box-header Template:/James Bond adventures Template:/box-footer

Template:/box-header

Torchlight help icon.svg

Questions about James Bond?
Can't answer your question?
Don't understand the answer?

Template:/box-footer

Template:/box-header Template:/Things you can do Template:/box-footer Template:/box-header

Community.png
Nuvola apps korganizer.svg

Template:/box-footer

Template:/box-header

Main article: Outline of James Bond
Novels and films
Novels and stories
Novel locations
Film locations
Gun barrel sequence
Films cast
Firearms
Gadgets
Vehicles
Fandom
Parodies
Music
Inspirations
Film motifs
Vesper
Shaken, not stirred
James Bond Jr.
Characters
Episodes
Other media
Games
Comic strips
Comic books
List of James Bond comics
Actors
Sean Connery
George Lazenby
Roger Moore
Timothy Dalton
Pierce Brosnan
Daniel Craig
Non-Eon
Bob Holness
Barry Nelson
David Niven
Toby Stephens
Villains
Dr. No
Rosa Klebb
Auric Goldfinger
Emilio Largo
Ernst Stavro Blofeld
Dr Kananga/Mr. Big
Francisco Scaramanga
Karl Stromberg
Hugo Drax
Aristotle Kristatos
Kamal Khan
General Orlov
Max Zorin
Brad Whitaker
General Koskov
Franz Sanchez
Alec Trevelyan
Elliot Carver
Renard
Elektra King
Gustav Graves
Le Chiffre
Mr. White
Dominic Greene
Bond girls
Sylvia Trench
Honey Rider
Tatiana Romanova
Jill Masterson
Tilly Masterson
Pussy Galore
Fiona Volpe
Domino Derval
Paula Caplan
Patricia Fearing
Aki
Kissy Suzuki
Helga Brandt
Teresa di Vicenzo
Ruby Bartlett
Tiffany Case
Plenty O'Toole
Solitaire
Mary Goodnight
Andrea Anders
Anya Amasova
Holly Goodhead
Corinne Dufour
Melina Havelock
Bibi Dahl
Countess Lisl von Schlaf
Octopussy
Magda
Stacey Sutton
Kara Milovy
Pam Bouvier
Lupe Lamora
Natalya Simonova
Paris Carver
Wai Lin
Dr. Christmas Jones
Solange Dimitrios
Camille Montes
Agent Strawberry Fields
Officials
Felix Leiter
M
Miss Moneypenny
Q
General Gogol
Fredrick Gray
Other 00-Agents
Bill Tanner

Henchmen
Allies

Music
Monty Norman
James Bond Theme
David Arnold
Shaken and Stirred
The Best of Bond...James Bond
Eon film themes
John Barry, Byron Lee & the Dragonaires
Kingston Calypso
Matt Monro Lionel Bart
From Russia with Love
Shirley Bassey, Anthony Newley & Leslie Bricusse
Goldfinger
Tom Jones
Thunderball
Nancy Sinatra
You Only Live Twice
Louis Armstrong
We Have All the Time in the World
Diamonds Are Forever
Paul McCartney & Wings
Live and Let Die
Lulu
The Man with the Golden Gun
Carly Simon, Carole Bayer Sager
Nobody Does It Better
Moonraker
Sheena Easton & Derek Watkins
For Your Eyes Only
Rita Coolidge
All Time High
Duran Duran
A View to a Kill
a-ha
The Living Daylights
The Pretenders
Where Has Everybody Gone?
Gladys Knight
Licence To Kill
Patti LaBelle
If You Asked Me To
Tina Turner
GoldenEye
Sheryl Crow
Tomorrow Never Dies
Garbage
The World Is Not Enough
Madonna
Die Another Day
Chris Cornell
You Know My Name
Jack White & Alicia Keys
Another Way to Die
Adele
Skyfall
Non-Eon film themes
Herb Alpert
Casino Royale
Lani Hall
Never Say Never Again
Soundtrack albums
Monty Norman
Dr. No
From Russia with Love
Goldfinger
Don Black
Thunderball
You Only Live Twice
On Her Majesty's Secret Service
Diamonds Are Forever
George Martin & Olympia Brass Band
Live and Let Die
The Man with the Golden Gun
Marvin Hamlisch
The Spy Who Loved Me
Moonraker
Bill Conti
For Your Eyes Only
Tim Rice
Octopussy
Godley & Creme
A View to a Kill
The Living Daylights
Michael Kamen
Licence to Kill
Éric Serra
GoldenEye
k.d. lang
Tomorrow Never Dies
Scott Walker
The World Is Not Enough
Die Another Day
Casino Royale
Quantum of Solace

Template:/box-footer

Template:/box-header Template:/Categories Template:/box-footer