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James Bond & Friends - Episode 0012

19th May 2019

How much of a Bond film is recycled from unused scripts?

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How much of a Bond film is recycled from unused scripts?

This episode of 'James Bond & Friends' is hosted by James Page with guests David Leigh, Ben Williams, Bill Koenig, and Ajay Chowdhury.

In the first segment, we wrap up some loose ends and dive into the latest Bond 25 media coverage including Daniel Craig's injury and how Twitter would cover the production of early films. We welcome Ajay Chowdhury to the crew and discuss the reality of screenwriting for big franchises and how unused elements of scripts have popped up years later. Along the way, we trip over divorce Bond films, Connery's time-traveling bookshelf, running out of puff, talking porpoises, and falling snowflakes on ya body.

The recording took place on May 17th, 2019 in the USA, UK, and Spain.

James Page is co-founder of MI6-HQ.com and the magazine MI6 Confidential
David Leigh runs thejamesbonddossier.com
Ben Williams writes for MI6-HQ.com and MI6 Confidential
Bill Koenig runs the Spy Command
Ajay Chowdhury (co-author with Matthew Field) of Some Kind of Hero: The Remarkable Story of the James Bond Films
This podcast is copyright Pretitles LLC © 2019
Music credit 'Spy & Die' by Jay Man

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