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William Boyd interviews James Bond

It's 1969, the King's Road is swinging and William Boyd has a lunch rendezvous with the subject of his latest novel, Solo – secret agent, 007. Don't miss Bond's Q&A Time travel. 1969. Chelsea. There was an autumnal feel about the day as I emerged from the tube station at Sloane Square. Instinctively, I looked round over my right shoulder to see what was playing at the Royal Court . The …

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James Bond watch with geiger counter sells for $160,000

LONDON (Reuters) – A watch adapted for the fictional British spy 007 in the James Bond movies sold for nearly 104,000 pounds ($ 160,000) at a pop culture auction on Wednesday after being bought, strapless, at car boot sale for 25 pounds. The Breitling Top Time, worn by actor Sean Connery during 007’s mission to find stolen atomic bombs the 1965 movie “Thunderball”, was estimated to sell for …

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'Skyfall's' Sam Mendes in talks to direct next James Bond movie

By Jeff Sneider LOS ANGELES (TheWrap.com) – After initially resisting the urge to return for another installment, "Skyfall" director Sam Mendes is in early discussions to direct the next James Bond movie for Sony, MGM and Eon Productions, TheWrap has learned. Mendes had been focusing his attention on launching the West End stage musical "Charlie and the Chocolate Factory," prompting Bond …

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