50 years of Bond films

Last Updated: Thu, Oct 04, 2012 19:41 hrs

James Bond, code name 007, is a fictional character created in 1953 by Ian Fleming, who featured him in 12 novels and two short story collections. Six other authors also wrote authorised Bond novels after Fleming's death in 1964. Here is a look at the James Bond phenomenon ahead of Global James Bond Day on Friday, which marks 50 years since the premiere of the first 007 movie Dr. No. The 23rd movie Skyfall will hit theatres a few weeks from now

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