Monday 27 January 2014

International Thunderball Posters

International (meaning not US or Europe) posters for "Thunderball". I'm not sure about some of them such as the Brazilian poster and if it really exists. And the poster formats from Japan are a best guess. Corrections welcome.

US Lobby Cards Thunderball

Original US "Thunderball" lobby card set of 8, 1965

Reissue set of 8 cards from the "Viva James Bond" festival

MGM reissue set of 6 lobby cards, 1984

Sunday 26 January 2014

Never Say Never Again Artwork

Unused artwork for "Never Say Never Again", possibly for a German video cover. Art by Tom Chantrell, 14 x 20 inches, cover mock-up and face variation below. With kind permission from chantrellposter. com.

Saturday 25 January 2014

From Russia With Love German Hardcover Book

German hardcover edition of "Liebesgruesse aus Moskau" (From Russia With Love) published by Blau/Gelb Kriminalromane in 1961. The author is "Jan Fleming" instead on "Ian".

Thunderball Lobby Cards from Spain

"Operacion Trueno" (Thunderball) reissue lobby cards from Spain. I've found two different sets, one with the title in black, one in green. Not sure how many cards there are in total. Can some of my readers from Spain help?

Sunday 19 January 2014

From Russia With Love Poster Tribute

Could not resist: How would the artwork below look in a poster...

From Russia With Love Artwork

Homage to both "From Russia With Love" and Robert McGinnis: What if McGinnis would have been hired for "From Russia With Love"? Gouache on artboard, 80x60cm.

Saturday 18 January 2014

Bluebook Magazine Art

Bluebook magazine from May 1954 with an excerpt of Ian Fleming's "Live And Let Die". Cover artwork by John Walton and inside illustration by Herb Saslow.

Friday 17 January 2014

US Thunderball Posters

Overview of US "Thunderball" posters (that I know of): From the different 1 sheet posters up to the 24 sheet. Corrections and additions welcome!

Thunderball Lobby Cards UK

Lobby cards and front of house stills from "Thunderball". Over-sized lobby card (above), same image as the regular front of house still (below).
Overview of full set: 4 lobby cards and 8 front of house stills. There are no reissue cards to my knowledge. Big thanks to Simon for sharing his expertise and collection.

Monday 13 January 2014

VHS Cover Artwork

VHS cover artwork for "O Espiao Que Me Amava" (The Spy Who Loved Me) from Brazil. Thanks to Drummond from 007 Home Video for sharing this scan!

Saturday 11 January 2014

Thunderball: Mexican Lobby Cards

Lobby Card set of 8 for "Operacion Trueno" (Thunderball) from Mexico.

Book Covers from Brazil

Cover artwork for James Bond 007 books from Brazil. Thanks to Adriano for sharing!

Turkish Never Say Never Again Artwork

Original artwork and release poster for "Never Say Never Again". Art by Ă–mer Muz. Thanks to Omer for sharing these! Check out his pages here.

Saturday 4 January 2014

Italian Lobby Cards for Thunderball

Italian lobby cards called "photobusta" for "Operazione Tuono" (Thunderball). Original set of 8 normal sized photobustas plus 4 double sized ones.
Reissue set of 6 photobustas from 1971 (Give or take...)

Friday 3 January 2014

French Thunderball Lobby Cards

French lobby card set of 24 for "Operation Tonnerre" (Thunderball)

German Thunderball Lobby Cards

German lobby cards (called "Aushangphotos") for "Feuerball" (Thunderball). There is a very rare set of hand-tinted photos consisting of 35 photos, 4 large scale photos and 3 cardboard standees (above).
The more widely know set are normal printed 35 lobby cards with a different vignette (above).  
United Artists reissued a set of 12 lobby cards and finally UIP released a set of 8 cards printed on a single, perforated sheet (above). Thanks to Thomas Wehlmann for his help with this!

Greek James Bond Books

A selection of James Bond paperbacks from Greece. Thanks to Anagnostis for sharing them. Check out his Facebook page here.

More Book Cover Artwork from Thailand

More James Bond 007 book covers from Thailand. Thanks to Rick for sharing them!