My Word is My Bond: A Memoir

My Word is My Bond: A Memoir


probably the most recognizable big-screen stars of the earlier half-century, Sir Roger Moore performed the position of James Bond longer than the other actor. starting with the vintage Live and allow Die, operating via Moonraker and A View to a Kill, Moore introduced his finely honed wit and wry allure to 1 of Hollywood's so much loved and long-lasting characters. nonetheless, James Bond was once just one in a life of roles stretching again to Hollywood's studio period, and encompassing stardom in theater and tv on each side of the Atlantic. From The Saint to Maverick, Warner Brothers to MGM, Hollywood to London to severe destinations internationally, Roger Moore's tale is among the final of the vintage Hollywood lives as but untold.

Until now. From the demise days of the studio procedure and the delivery of tv, to the quips of Noël Coward and David Niven, to the bed room scenes and outtakes from the Bond video clips, Moore has obvious and heard all of it. not anything is left out—especially the naughty bits. The "special results" wherein James Bond unzipped a costume with a magnet; the impressive dangers in The undercover agent Who enjoyed Me's starting scene; and Moore's coaching for dealing with down villains (he could think all of them have halitosis): the tales in My observe is My Bond are priceless.

Throughout his occupation, Moore hobnobbed with the glamorous and strong, counting Elizabeth Taylor, Jane Seymour, and Cary provide between his contemporaries and acquaintances. integrated are tales of a foul-mouthed Milton Berle, a surly Richard Burton, and a kindhearted Richard Kiel, notorious as Bond enemy Jaws.

As a lot because it is Moore's personal unprecedented tale, My be aware is My Bond is a treasure trove of Hollywood history.

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