CELEBRITY GUESTS & READERS FROM AROUND THE WORLD HAVE SAID ABOUT
THE 007 MAGAZINE (JBIFC) EVENTS ORIGINATED, STAGED, AND DESIGNED
BY GRAHAM RYE….
“Glad the 1990 Pinewood convention was so successful.
I thoroughly enjoyed it!”
Desmond Llewelyn (‘Q’ in the James
“Just a note to congratulate you and all concerned for a
great convention. Thanks for inviting me, it was fun.”
Binder (Main Title designer of 14 James Bond movies)
“Very many thanks for sending me the splendid issue of ‘007’
MAGAZINE. Good reading and such a professional job. I do
Guy Hamilton (Director of Goldfinger, Diamonds Are Forever,
And Let Die, and The Man With The Golden Gun)
“Thanks for the copies of 007 MAGAZINE – just great! You do a
fantastic job – you make a big contribution to the Bond
Peter Hunt (Editor: Dr. No, From Russia With Love, Goldfinger,
Thunderball; Second Unit Director You Only Live Twice; Director
On Her Majesty’s Secret Service)
“Thank you for forwarding me your latest issue of 007 MAGAZINE.
I was most impressed with the issue – you’ve done a great job!”
John Glen – director of the James Bond films For Your Eyes Only,
Octopussy, A View To A Kill, The Living Daylights, and Licence
“Thank you so much for sending me your latest 007 MAGAZINE, and
I had to let you know that I thought it is absolutely excellent.
With very best wishes to you all.”
Iris Rose (EON Productions Unit Production Manager on the James
Bond films from For Your Eyes Only to Die Another Day)
“Thank you very much for the latest edition of your most
handsome and generous 007 MAGAZINE, it is greatly appreciated.”
John McLusky (The original illustrator of The Daily Express
James Bond comic strips)
“Thank you for such a wonderful weekend, it was great. The
celebrity line-up this Christmas was fantastic.” “Thank you for
the ticket to Cubby Broccoli’s tribute, it was an honour to
attend. My dream is to one day meet, or see in the flesh, all
five 007s. Four out of five of that dream has been fulfilled
courtesy of The JBIFC.”
Matthew Field, Dorset, England.
of the book ‘The Making of The Italian Job’ and ‘Michael Caine –
‘You’re A Big Man….’ and 007 MAGAZINE contributor)
“Thank you and all the others involved for organising such a
terrific convention! It’s a weekend I’ll NEVER forget, and was
easily the best weekend of my life so far!” “I must
congratulate you on managing to get so many props together under
one roof – truly magnificent!” “It was like a dream – the
ULTIMATE event for any Bond fan!!! Thanks for making it a
weekend I’ll NEVER forget!”
Gareth Owen, Wrexham, Wales, UK.
(now Sir Roger Moore’s personal assistant based at Pinewood
“Graham, in the dictionary under the word ‘class’ – there’s your
Lee Pfeiffer, New York, USA.
(co-author of ‘The Incredible World of 007’ and ‘The Essential
“The exhibition part of the 1990 convention was one of a kind.
I think that people will never see such a lot of Bond material
in one place again.”
Ben van den Broek, Almelo, Holland.
“The convention was an absolutely marvellous experience from
start to finish.”
Paul Mutton, Cornwall, England.
“Well done to you and all the other organisers. You were great,
and you’re the living proof that The JBIFC is the greatest Club
in the world.”
Christopher West, Surrey, England.
“I thoroughly enjoyed the Christmas lunch at Pinewood Studios,
and at last getting to meet you all. Thank you very much for the
ticket to the Cubby Broccoli tribute at the Odeon Leicester
Square, an event I was greatly honoured to be a part of, albeit
a very sad occasion.
Being a JBIFC member allows me to see things and meet people
that would otherwise only be a dream. Many more events to come I
hope. Keep up the good work!”
Mark Stevens, Nottingham, England.
“My husband and I have been James Bond fans for many years and
would be interested in joining the club. We never realised there
was such a club until I spoke with a lady I work with who had
just attended your convention and had had a wonderful time.”
Mrs D. Reeks, London, England.
“Thank you very much for that wonderful weekend in Pinewood and
It was my first JBIFC Christmas lunch, and a great event in my
Hans P. Wolters, Koln, Germany.
“Thanks for the terrific day at Pinewood, we both thoroughly
enjoyed it and can’t wait for the next one. Keep up the
excellent work at The JBIFC – it really is a very special
Stuart & Nick Wilkes, England.
“I would like to thank you for the fantastic event you organised
at Pinewood Studios, and also the very good hotel accommodation.
This event was even better than the last Christmas lunch. I hope
you will continue this event every year, it’s an international
success and very professionally organised!”
Bernard Vandendriessche, Ostend,
“Thank you for a wonderful day at Pinewood Studios at the
I had a great time, and Mr. Lazenby was friendly and charming.
Being a new JBIFC member it was nice to be made so welcome.”
S. Kember, Norfolk, England.
“Thank you for the fabulous Christmas lunch at Pinewood Studios.
I thoroughly enjoyed the whole day, and already very much look
forward to the next event. The organisation was first class, the
walking tour very informative and most enjoyable; the celebrity
guest list was of the highest order. You will have to go some to
Jeremy King, Dorset, England.
“I would like to compliment you on a fantastic magazine, your
efforts are undoubtedly top of the line. It makes for
informative and entertaining reading about our favourite
subject. Thank you.”
Steve Gray, Oregon, U.S.A.
“I have been a faithful reader of your publication 007 MAGAZINE
for the last couple of years and I commend you on your work –
Gordon Poett, California, U.S.A.
“I want to thank you for an amazing fan mag. I really liked
issue number 30 with its new design – awesome! The
behind-the-scenes photos from
Henrik Brinka, Lindvika, Sweden.
“The 007 MAGAZINE special issue on
really fantastic, as well as the convention issue. Many thanks
for the wonderful work you are doing with the world of James
Gonzalo Gonzalez, Spain.
“As a long-time James Bond fan I was delighted to find 007
MAGAZINE at a comic book shop. I now take this opportunity to
subscribe. I look forward to a long association.
Patrick B. McKeown, (Attorney at Law), New York, U.S.A.
“I think 007 MAGAZINE has gone from strength to strength. I am
happy to renew my subscription.”
Kate Stapleton, Dorset, England.
“I recently received 007 MAGAZINE and I must say I’m very
pleased with its content. I never expected it to be so very
professional. Your publication 007 MAGAZINE is the best type of
fan magazine that I’ve ever seen. Keep up the good work and you
can count on my support for a long time.”
Bjorn Gavert, Sweden.