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James Bond: Licence to Thrill (1987)

Promotional documentary television special celebrating the 25th Anniversary of James Bond and release of the then new James Bond film 'The Living Daylights' (1987).

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Mike Ward

Writer:

George Perry

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Cast

Credited cast:
Nick Owen ... Himself / Presenter - Introduced by
Lois Maxwell ... Herself / Presenter - Introduced by
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Ursula Andress ... (archive footage)
Joe Don Baker ... Himself
John Barry ... Himself
Daniela Bianchi ... (archive footage)
Honor Blackman ... (archive footage)
Caroline Bliss ... Herself
Carole Bouquet ... (archive footage)
Albert R. Broccoli ... Himself
Barbara Broccoli ... Herself
Dana Broccoli ... Herself
Robert Brown ... Himself
Heather Callow Heather Callow ... Herself (as Heather Banta)
Lois Chiles ... (archive footage)
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Storyline

Promotional documentary television special celebrating the 25th Anniversary of James Bond and release of the then new James Bond film film 'The Living Daylights' (1987) broadcast on location from the 29th June 1987 Royal Premiere of the film at the Odeon Cinema, Leicester Square in London. Written by Jamie Skinner

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Taglines:

25 Years of James Bond Films

Genres:

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Country:

UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

29 June 1987 (UK) See more »

Also Known As:

James Bond - Licence to Thrill See more »

Filming Locations:

Soho, London, England, UK See more »

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Color:

Color
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Trivia

The Royal World Premiere of The Living Daylights (1987) was held on 29th June 1987 at London's Odeon Leicester Square Theatre in the presence of British Royals Prince Charles and Princess Diana of England. See more »

Connections

References You Only Live Twice (1967) See more »

Soundtracks

The Living Daylights
Music by John Barry and Pål Waaktaar
Lyrics by A-Ha
Performed by A-Ha
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