SEAN CONNERY relaxes on the bumper of his Aston Martin DB5 during the filming of location scenes for 'Goldfinger' in the Swiss Alps.
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Celebrate 50 years of James Bond in this unique exhibition exclusive to Melbourne Museum.
Designing 007 – Fifty Years of Bond Style presents the craft behind the icon, focusing on the distinctly British luxuriance of the world's most iconic movie brand. As the world’s longest running and most successful film franchise, this exhibition looks at Bond’s influence on art, music, lifestyle, automotive design, travel, technology and fashion over the course of five decades.
Featuring over 400 objects, Designing 007 – Fifty Years of Bond Style is curated by the Barbican Centre in London, with guest-curation by fashion historian Bronwyn Cosgrave and Academy Award®–winning costume designer Lindy Hemming, and designed by Ab Rogers who have had complete access to the 23-strong archive of movies to source objects and artwork.
Be captivated by the most charming and sophisticated secret agent through rare costumes, atmospheric sets, iconic gadgets, props, original photographs and concept drawings. See the steel teeth worn by Richard ‘Jaws’ Kiel in The Spy Who Loved Me (1977); storyboards for Diamonds are Forever (1971); the Anthony Sinclair overcoat worn by Sean Connery in Dr. No (1962); the poker table from Casino Royale (2006); multiple gadgets from Q Branch including the attaché case given to Bond in From Russia With Love (1963); and the 1961 United Artists/Eon Productions contract to produce the James Bond film series.
Designing 007 – Fifty Years of Bond Style is organised by Barbican Centre, London, in partnership with EON Productions.