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50 YEARS OF JAMES BOND

 
 
James Bond 50th Anniversary 1962-2012

Dr. No, From Russia With Love, On Her Majesty's Secret Service, Diamonds Are Forever & Casino Royale to be screened at Cannes

007 MAKES HIS 50TH ANNIVERSARY DEBUT AT 65TH CANNES FILM FESTIVAL

Park Circus and Metro Goldwyn Mayer Studios are pleased to announce a special celebration at the 65th Cannes International Film Festival to mark the 50th Anniversary on the big screen of Ian Fleming’s James Bond.

Five James Bond films will screen in new digital versions as part of the Cinema de la Plage screenings.

The celebration will kick off with a 50th anniversary screening of Dr. No directed by Terence Young and starring Sean Connery and Ursula Andress.

First released on 5th October 1962 Albert R. “Cubby” Broccoli’s production of Dr. No marked the first big screen appearance for Ian Fleming’s James Bond character.

Dr. No will be followed by screenings of From Russia With Love, On Her Majesty's Secret Service, Diamonds Are Forever and Casino Royale.

This is the first time a James Bond film has screened during the festival.

The screenings in Cannes mark a year long celebration including a return to theatres worldwide of some of the classic Bond films. The celebration continues on the small screen with BOND 50, a collectible box-set featuring all 22 James Bond films on Blu-ray disc for the first time including the debut of nine James Bond films previously unavailable in high definition Blu-ray. Fans around the world can pre-order now with participating online retailers.


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