36226Re: 1812 Re: Bond (OT)
- Jun 4, 2008I also heard something about this on NPR last week (I was a bit distracted
at the time, having other issues on my mind). I also look forward to this
approach. Fleming's Bond was much less fantastic or high-tech than the
movie version, based largely on Fleming's own experiences as a spy during
the Second World War.
On 6/4/08, Dale Kidd <ucpm_gunner@...> wrote:
> --- In WarOf1812@yahoogroups.com <WarOf1812%40yahoogroups.com>, "John
> Ogden" <johnjogden@...> wrote:
> The screenwriters are just scrambling
> > to convert any scrap of plot into another movie, sort of like
> every Bond
> > film made after 1975.
> On that note, I just read a magazine article stating that another Bond
> novel has been written by an acclaimed UK author, with the blessing of
> the Fleming estate. Unlike Ian Gardner's efforts in the 80's and 90's,
> this one makes no attempt to "update" Bond to modern times, but is set
> in 1967. The plot apparently revolves around a drug czar.
> I look forward to checking it out.
John J. Ogden
Hanley School of Law
Class of 2011
"Who does not see that the same authority which can establish Christianity
in exclusion of all other religions may establish, with the same ease, any
particular sect of Christians in exclusion of all other sects?" -- James
Madison, June 20, 1785
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