The Ultimate James Bond Fan Book celebrates, examines, details, analyzes, lists, critiques, and occasionally pokes gentle fun at Britain's most famous secret agent.
This comprehensive, opinionated, and unique guide by Deborah Lipp explores every James Bond movie from Dr. No up to and including No Time to Die, including the "unofficial" Bond film Never Say Never Again.
Includes detailed survey data from many hundreds of James Bond fans, exploring the best and worst of films, women, villains, henchmen, and plots to take over the world.
- Detailed chapter on each film, including plot synopsis, high points, low points, goofs, and trivia
- Discussions of everything from the villains to the music, from the biggest explosions to the most fascinating women.
- Expert trivia, quotable quotes, sexual innuendo, and serious essays.
- A detailed accounting of every gadget in every film, including the gadget-laden cars.
- Every code word and code name in every film, every Tarot card in Live and Let Die, every secret MI6 location, and much more.
- Instructions for playing chemin-de-fer, making the perfect vodka martini (shaken, not stirred), and the key ingredients to a great Bond film.
The Ultimate James Bond Fan Book replicates a lively discussion among movie enthusiasts, diving deep into what’s great and not great about every Bond movie, what fans love, and what makes them cringe. Critical essays on voyeurism and clownishness are interspersed with lists of locations and discussions of the feasibility of every villain’s plot.
Dimensions: 7.01 x 1.05 x 10 inches
All copies guaranteed in excellent condition and signed by Deborah Lipp