• Short Summary

    "JAMES BOND" - THE GLAMOROUS SECRET SERVICEMAN OF THE NOVELS BY IAN FLEMING - HAS A LUXURIOUS WEDDING CEREMONY IN HIS LATEST FILM "ON HER MAJESTY'S SECRET SERVICE" WHICH IS BEING FILMED JUST NOW IN PORTUGAL.

  • Description

    "JAMES BOND" - THE GLAMOROUS SECRET SERVICEMAN OF THE NOVELS BY IAN FLEMING - HAS A LUXURIOUS WEDDING CEREMONY IN HIS LATEST FILM "ON HER MAJESTY'S SECRET SERVICE" WHICH IS BEING FILMED JUST NOW IN PORTUGAL. HIS BRIDE, THE BEAUTIFUL COUNTESS TRACY, IS PLAYED BY BRITISH ACTRESS DIANA RIGG.

    BOND, A RESOLUTE BACHELOR THROUGH ALL HIS PREVIOUS ADVENTURES, IS PLAYED FOR THE FIRST TIME IN THIS FILM BY ACTOR GEORGE LAZENBY. HE AND MISS RIGG CUT A METRE HIGH WEDDING CAKE ON THE LAWN OF THEIR HOTEL AND SIPPED CHAMPAGNE WHILE OTHER MEMBERS OF THE CAST SAMPLED THE WEDDING BANQUET OF PHEASENTS, LOBSTERS, SUCKLING PIGS, AND ROAST TURKEYS.

    MISS RIGG'S ESPECIALLY DESIGNED WEDDING OUTFIT WAS A CAT SUIT OF WHITE LACE FLOWERS ON A FLESH COLOURED BASE. IT HAD A LOW CUT BODICE AND A THREE TIERED ORGANDIE OVER-ROBE.

    THE COUPLE WERE SHOWERED BY ROSE PETALS BY A GUARD OF HONOUR OF PORTUGUESE GIRLS IN PEASANT COSTUMES AS THEY HURRIED TO THE OPEN ROLLS ROYCE THAT TOOK THEM AWAY. IN THE FILM THERE IS NO HAPPY ENDING - COUNTESS TRACY IS KILLED AS THE CAR CRASHES IMMEDIATELY AFTER THE WEDDING. THIS IS THE SIXTH JAMES BOND FILM. FILMING IN PORTUGAL, ITS FINAL STAGES, IS EXPECTED TO LAST FOR FOUR WEEKS.

    THE SCENES FOR THE WEDDING WERE SHOT AT THE PALACIO HOTEL IN ESTORIL FOR THE BENEFIT OF THE PRESS YESTERDAY (WEDNESDAY).

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVAC3FGCHNRVKWSZOHE0MYIRY556
    Media URN:
    VLVAC3FGCHNRVKWSZOHE0MYIRY556
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    01/05/1969
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:41:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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