The Art of Bond: From Storyboard to Screen

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The Art of Bond: From Storyboard to Screen--the Creative Process Behind the James Bond Phenomenon
photo © Abrams

Jam packed with anecdotes, facts, and behind-the scenes revelations; over 200 rare photographs from the archives of eon productions.

From gadgets and gizmos to martinis and machismo, there are few symbols of cool as complete and recognizable as James Bond. The debonair and daring James Bond has been driving the sleekest cars and romancing the most beautiful women, captivating audiences around the world for more than 40 years. His 007 films have set the standard for movie blockbusters. The role is one of the most heavily sought-after in Hollywood, and it has come to define many of the actors who have taken it on - Sean Connery, Roger Moore, Pierce Brosnan.

An intriguing blend of campy humor and cutting-edge special effects, the Bond films themselves have become benchmarks for blockbuster action franchises. It is estimated that more than one-quarter of the planet's population has seen at least one James Bond movie. Why have the Bond films resonated with audiences so powerfully and for so long?

In The Art of Bond, acclaimed author, director, and producer Laurent Bouzereau takes readers behind the camera for a true insider's look at the creation of the Bond legacy. With all-new interviews with the cast and crew of the 21 Bond films, including current Bond Daniel Craig, plus behind-the-scenes photographs, concept artwork, and original scripts furnished by the exclusive Eon Archive, The Art of Bond is a veritable treasure trove.

Lavishly illustrated with exclusive images from the Eon Archive, with 200 photographs in full-color, The Art of Bond is a visual tribute to an incomparable cinematic icon.

Publisher: Abrams (November, 2006)
Hardcover with jacket: 240 pages
Language: English
ISBN-10: 0810954885
ISBN-13: 978-0810954885

Product Code: 
bo008

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