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O.H.M.S.S. a smash hit at New York spy film festival

15-May-2007 • Event

On May 12, Cinema Retro was invited to attend the Film Forum's New York screenings of the 1969 James Bond film On Her Majesty's Secret Service.

The fact that there were impressive lines of ticket buyers should not surprise true 007 fans. They have known since the film's original release that this is one of, if not arguably, the best in the series. The superb 35mm print (the best this writer has seen) added to the afternoon's pleasures as an appreciative audience enjoyed the many pleasures of George Lazenby's one and only appearance as James Bond.

At the end of the film, the audience applauded. When was the last time you saw a contemporary film that elicited such emotion from the audience?

Click here for the full report on CinemaRetro.com, complete with rare publicity stills from the production.

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