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In the movie A View To A Kill (1985), James Bond (Roger Moore) is driven around in a 1962 Rolls-Royce Silver Cloud II by Sir Godfrey Tibbett (played by Patrick Macnee).

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Chalfont Park House in Buckinghamshire, United Kingdom, doubles as the Shrublands health clinic in the movie Thunderball (1965). The exterior of the building can be seen in several shots.

Currently Chalfont Park House is used by a company called Citrix UK, but the building can easily be visited and photographed from the outside.

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As a Navy Commander, James Bond is well versed in the sub-aquatic and has used numerous underwater gadgets in his five decades onscreen, two of the most famous being the ‘Breathers’ seen originally in 1965’s Thunderball, and then revisited in a revised form in 2002’s Die Another Day.

Original Thunderball Geiger counter watch found by Bond fans

Yes, you read that correctly….THE original, screen-worn Breitling Top Time Geiger counter watch worn by Sean Connery in the 1965 film Thunderball has surfaced! Read the amazing story and see the photos.

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In the movie Thunderball (1965), two Breitling watches are prominently used. The first Breitling in the film is a Breitling Navitimer, reference 806, which changes hands several times in the film. The watch is originally owned by François Derval, a French NATO pilot deployed to fly aboard an Avro Vulcan loaded with two atomic bombs for a training mission.

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James Bond (Sean Connery) wears a modified Breitling Top Time chronograph watch in the movie Thunderball (1965). The Breitling is given to Bond by Q and acts as a geiger counter.

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James Bond (Sean Connery) wears a navy Fred Perry shirt with white embroidered Fred Perry laurel logo in the movie Thunderball (1965). Bond wears the shirt together with white Jantzen shorts.

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In the movie Thunderball (1965), James Bond (Sean Connery) wears three different pairs of Jantzen shorts.

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In the 1965 film Thunderball, SPECTRE agent Fiona Volpe, played by Italian actress Luciana Paluzzi, rides a gold-painted BSA A65 Lightning motorcycle. Fiona Volpe fires two rockets which destroys the car that gives chase to James Bond in his Aston Martin DB5.

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James Bond is known for his expensive taste and the caviar is no exception: caviar is usually not cheap, but Bond prefers the best, the most exclusive and expensive kind, Beluga caviar.

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Rolex and James Bond have a strong connection. Before Omega started supplying the watches for 007, Bond used a Rolex in several movies: Dr. No, From Russia With Love, Goldfinger, Thunderball, On Her Majesty's Secret Service, Live and Let Die, The Man with the Golden Gun, Licence to Kill, The Living Daylights.

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Dom Pérignon Champagne has appeared in several James Bond movies and one Ian Fleming novel.

The literary James Bond drinks Dom Pérignon in the novel Moonraker, when he has two bottles of the Dom Pérignon '46, suggested to Bond by the wine-waiter at Blades during the dinner with M.

Dom Pérignon champagnes used in the movies:

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A Mink Glove is used by Sean Connery in the movie Thunderball. After making love to Patricia Fearing (Molly Peters) in the steam room at 'Shrublands', he tries to relax her on the bed, massaging her with the Mink Glove.

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The Walther PPK was the weapon of choice for James Bond from the films Dr. No to Tomorrow Never Dies (except Moonraker and Octopussy) and again in Quantum of Solace and SkyFall. The gun is also mentioned in the Ian Fleming novels from Dr. No to The Man with the Golden Gun. It's the only gun / gadget that is used by all the Bond actors.

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What is Bond's favorite Casino game? It might be Baccarat. 007 plays Baccarat Chemin de Fer in the movies Dr. No, Thunderball, On Her Majesty's Secret Service and GoldenEye (where the Xenia character refers to it as one of their shared passions).

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Both Thunderball and Never Say Never Again (a remake of Thunderball), starring Sean Connery as Bond, were shot at the swank, canary yellow, British Colonial Hilton Nassau hotel that is conveniently nestled in downtown Nassau, Bahamas.

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In 1963, James Bond, then played by Sean Connery was introduced to his silver Aston Martin DB5 in the 1964 film Goldfinger.

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