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Berlin | BookNovember 21, 2012

The 007 Files

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Another day, another James Bond tribute.

In the latest offering celebrating the secret agent’s 50 years in film, luxe book publisher Taschen is releasing The James Bond Archives, a $200, 600-page extravaganza complete with an actual strip of film from Dr. No, available with the first print run only.

A special limited Golden Edition in leather signed by Daniel Craig has already sold out at $1,000 a pop.

EON Productions opened their archives of photos, designs, storyboards and production materials to editor Paul Duncan, who spent two years researching over a million images and 100 filing cabinets of documentation to produce the volume.

We’ll be sharing a few choice images from the bodacious book, starting with this snap from the making of Thunderball in 1965.

Blow among other images, , Bond girls Claudine Auger (Domino Derval), Martine Beswick (Paula Caplan) and Molly Peters (Patricia Fearing) pose for special stills used as reference for theThunderball poster artwork—dirty feet and all…( DRIVEN)

After all it's  not only about the tuxedo right?

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The James Bond Archives: Paul Duncan: 9783836521055: Amazon.com: Books

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