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The Man With The 8mm Camera

23rd November 2021

Archive footage filmed by Herve Villechaize has been released

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Original footage shot on location by Hervé Villechaize during the filming of 'The Man With The Golden Gun' has been released. Presented exclusively at the "From Paris With Love" event by Club James Bond France has now been made available online for the first time.

It is taken from super 8mm films Hervé Villechaize's personal collection, made available by Patrick and Philippe Villechaize, and was shot in 1973 and 1974 during the main location work in Thailand. Roger Moore, Christopher Lee, and Britt Ekland all appear alongside director Guy Hamilton and producer Albert R. Broccoli. Scenes include the Peninsula Hotel, the Muang Boran Karate school, the Lumpinee Boxing Stadium, the streets of Saraburi Province for the car chase, the famous broken bridge, and lastly Scaramanga's island and Bond's explosive escape.

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