For James Bond fans, here are books that analyze and critique the movies, the novels, the clothes, the cars, the gadgets, the music, and more ...
Roger Moore, who played James Bond, writes about all of the Bond films that had been produced at the time. Including personal memories, the book is written with "all the affection and good humor he brought to the role."
As well as everything else in a Bond film, clothes make the man. Fully illustrated and researched.
James Bond's world is replete with all kinds of gadgets, gizmos, cars and more. "Fans can enter the world of 007 like never before, with this meticulously researched guide examining all the top secret details of the cinematic Bond missions. Officially endorsed by the Bond film producers, it features fascinating facts and behind-the-scenes stories ... "
This is the first book to study the costumes and fashions of the James Bond movie franchise, from Sean Connery in 1962's Dr No to Daniel Craig in 2015's Spectre. Llewella Chapman based the book on archival research whicn includes the agency of the costume departments, director, producer and actor, the villains, the Bond girls, and how costumes “were designed and developed from novel to script and screen.”
A collection of essays discusses the staying power of the franchise.
"15 witty, thought-provoking essays discuss hidden issues in Bond’s world, from his carnal pleasures to his license to kill."
The songs have become so well known, but the author anaylzes how they reflect some pop history.
A cultural analysis of the films and why they have been so popular.
In the beginning Albert R. Broccoli and Harry Saltzman planned to make only three or four Bond films. They had no idea the franchise would last so long and cotinue to entertain so many people for so many years.
Numerous original inteviews with the actors who have played the part of James Bond, plus interviews with other actors who have appeared in the Bond films.
"The first comprehrensive chronicle of the songs and scores written for the movie adventures of Ian Fleming's intrepid Agent 007."
A lovely memoir by Roger Moore, who portrayed James Bond, and recalls his times in the movie business with great wit and charm.
A compendium of facts about the James Bond character and his identity, the actors, the producers, the film locations, the changes in the film portrayal of Bond, and lots more.
A major biography about Ian Fleming who created James Bond. This explores Fleming's wartime intelligence work, method of writing and his personal life.
This book traces the Bond character starting in 1953 and bringing it up to the Daniel Craig portrayals.