|***David Niven (67)|
|Peter Sellers as Evelyn Tremble in **C Re (67)|
- MOVIE-LORE. James Bond 007. Part I.
- D Most successful movie-series is d English James Bond, d movies that portrayed 007 produced exclusively by Eon Productions of UK. It is none d less d Bond character has been used much before EON bought d rights, creating d 1st James Bond character with d tough Irish-American actor Sean Connery* in Dr, No in 1962.
- Ian Fleming, d creator of this MI6 spy on whose 12 Bond books yielded 22 Official Bond Movies under Eon prod, 2 from non-Eon prod & 1 TV adaption with Barry Nelson as Bond in 1954, d other non-Eon prod r 'Casino Royale' (67)** a spoof based on Fleming's 1st novel, starring 55 year old David Niven*** as a retd Spy Sir James Bond, (a parody of sorts) & a bevy of stars & Directors including John Huston. D other being d Sean Connery 7th appearance as James Bond 'Never Say Never Again' (81) a remake of 'Thunderball' which was a World-wide success. D Producer Albert R.Broccoli teaming with Harry Saltzman who went on to co-produced d Bond films till 1975 under d Eon banner bought all d Rights Except 'Casino Royale' from Fleming.