• Short Summary

    AUSTRALIAN-BORN GEORGE LAZENBY, THE NEW JAMES BOND, IS SAID TO BE SLIPPING INTO HIS ROLE IN "ON HER MAJESTY'S SECRET SERVICE" WITH MUCH THE SAME EASE AS HE DONS HIS SAVILLE ROW EVENING SUIT.

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    AUSTRALIAN-BORN GEORGE LAZENBY, THE NEW JAMES BOND, IS SAID TO BE SLIPPING INTO HIS ROLE IN "ON HER MAJESTY'S SECRET SERVICE" WITH MUCH THE SAME EASE AS HE DONS HIS SAVILLE ROW EVENING SUIT. AT PINEWOOD STUDIOS IN THE ENGLISH COUNTY OF BUCKINGHAMSHIRE, THE NEW 007 IS WORKING UP TO 10 HOURS A DAY ON HIS FIRST BIG SCREEN JOB.

    LAZENBY, WHO IS 29, WAS ONE OF THE BUSIEST AND HIGHEST PAID MALE MODELS IN THE U.K. BEFORE HE WAS OFFERED THE BOND ROLE BY PRODUCERS ALBERT BROCCOLI AND HARRY SALTZMAN. HE SAYS HE HAS FOUND THE TRANSITION FROM MODEL TO ACTOR NOT TOO DIFFICULT, BUT AS THE NEW 007 HIS PRIVATE LIFE HAS BEEN WIDELY AFFECTED.

    BOND NUMBER TWO - SEAN CONNERY WAS THE FIRST - ADMITS HE HAS LITTLE DIFFICULTY WITH LOVE SCENES. IN THIS LATEST FILM HE WOOS AND WINS DIANA RIGG, AND EVENTUALLY MARRIES HER. AND APART FROM REDUCING BOND'S APPEAL TO FEMALE FILMGOERS, THE PRODUCERS SAY THE SCREEN MARRIAGE WILL ENHANCE IT.

    AT PINEWOOD BEFORE A WORKING DAY IN WHICH HE DEALT WITH A NUMBER OF VILLAINS, WON A SMALL FORTUNE AT CARDS, AND ROMANCED HIS LEADING LADY, GEORGE LAZENBY HAD THIS DISCUSSION WITH A NEWSMAN ...

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    Film ID:
    VLVA2YG1B9U7PIJPF78Z15S1TWQ44
    Media URN:
    VLVA2YG1B9U7PIJPF78Z15S1TWQ44
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    07/02/1969
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:03:32:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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