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There used to be a St James-Bond United Church in Toronto, on Avenue Rd, north of Eglinton.
since closed in 2005 (because of the rebooted timeline?)
https://losttoronto2.files.wordpress.com/2010/04/stjamesbondchurch.jpg
more info here

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Daily Mail: Now you can RENT James Bond's pad! Grand home in Chelsea goes on the market for £3,250 a week.
https://www.dailymail.co.uk/femail/arti … month.html


Metro.co.uk: Man likened to James Bond villain 'Jaws' jailed for Class A possession.
https://metro.co.uk/2020/08/05/man-like … -13087838/

“I remember the last thing my Nan said to me before she died.
‘What are you doing here with that hammer?’”..... Lee Mack.

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Shirley Bassey to release "final album" - https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-wales-53669918

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A new interview with Timothy Dalton. No Bond talk mainly Doom Patrol and being taught to fly by a Spitfire's pilot.  ajb007/biggrin

https://www.independent.co.uk/arts-ente … 59356.html

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Yet another "Best Bond" poll- https://www.radiotimes.com/news/film/20 … bond-poll/

Timesaver- Connery wins.

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ajb007/lol  That is very unexpected.

“I remember the last thing my Nan said to me before she died.
‘What are you doing here with that hammer?’”..... Lee Mack.

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I'm glad to see that Connery has beat Craig. He doesn't always, but perhaps people are getting tired of Craig.

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Barbel wrote:

Yet another "Best Bond" poll- https://www.radiotimes.com/news/film/20 … bond-poll/

Timesaver- Connery wins.

Damn, I’m shocked. My money was on David Niven  ajb007/frown

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This article was found by 0073, our man in Station F. https://www.hs.fi/kaupunki/helsinki/art … cda57a11f4

https://hs.mediadelivery.fi/img/1440/a61833855fb04220a45c08abcadab2f3.jpg.webp


(translated by the great linguist Google Translate)

"A surprising discovery was revealed from the war photos: In the middle of Helsinki, which was plagued by the Winter War, stands a man who may be the actor Christopher Lee"


A surprising discovery was revealed from the war images: In the middle of Helsinki, which was plagued by the Winter War, stands a man who may be an actor Christopher Lee
A Hungarian historian came across a picture during the Winter War that no one had paid attention to: In the middle of the picture is reportedly a British actor.


“English Volunteers in Helsinki,” reads the caption of the picture dated March 1, 1940. Lee is suspected to be the fourth man from the left. The SA archive does not have a list of names. In addition, the archive tells HS that the date the picture was taken may have been someone else.
“English Volunteers in Helsinki,” reads the caption of the picture dated March 1, 1940. Lee is suspected to be the fourth man from the left. The SA archive does not have a list of names. In addition, the archive tells HS that the date the picture was taken may have been someone else. Photo: SA-KUVA

Vilma Ikola HS
Published: 2:00, Updated 8:11

SEVEN years ago, the Hungarian János Nácsa browsed the Finnish SA image service. Nácsa, interested in history, was looking for pictures of Hungarians who had served in the Finnish Winter War.

“Volunteer,” he tapped into the search box and clicked the results open.

Pictures of volunteers from many countries appeared on the screen. In one photo, British volunteers posing in long thick coats in Helsinki.

"I remembered Christopher Lee saying he was in Finland during the Winter War."


Is this Christopher Lee?
Nácsa clicked the picture open and took a closer look.

"One man looked the same as Christopher Lee when he was young."

Nácsa, who wrote the blog in Hungarian, published an article about his discovery, but readers had no answers. Now, seven years later, Nácsa and her family live in Finland and have learned the language.

He decided to present his picture puzzle, which he had been thinking about for seven years, on the Facebook group of history enthusiasts.

After comparing the images, the group seemed to agree that Lee himself was most likely in the image.

FINNS know Christopher Lee (1922–2015), who has had a long career as an actor, especially in his role as Count Dracula in numerous film productions, Bond film 007 and the golden weapon as the villain Scaramanga, The Lord of the Rings saga Sarumanina and The War of the Stars Count D. In 2011, Lee was seen in the horror thriller The Resident, directed by Antti J. Jokinen.


Christopher Lee is especially known for his roles in horror films. Picture from the movie Dracula has risen from his grave in 1968.


But what did teenage Lee do in wartime Helsinki?

Lee was one of the British volunteers who came to help the Finns during the Winter War. In the interviews, he has given little detail about his time in Finland.

When Lee visited Finland in 2002 to present the films The Lord of the Rings, he was hosted by Antti Toiviainen, who was then responsible for informing the film distribution company FS-Film in Finland.

After spending the day, Lee told his host about his experiences of the Winter War at Hotel Kämp’s bar counter by the nightcap.

“They were such a group of boys. They went on a bit of an adventure trip and came to Finland with the idea that they will now help the weaker and the smaller, ”Toiviainen recalls Lee.

Lee and his partners ended up somewhere in eastern Finland, where they had been handed their skis. However, it quickly became clear that the British could not ski at all. The end result was apparently thanks to the beautiful idea and the announcement that they are free to go home. Volunteers who lack ski skills seem to have more harm than good.

"That's how he himself said it was a bit like an adventure trip for the boys, which then ended quite short."

Toiviane Lee told the story in a slightly humorous tone. It remained unclear how seriously the young Briton was coming to fight for Finland. Probably the guys had more of an adventurous spirit than a frantic will to fight.


Christopher Lee wrote his name on the Now Supplement chalkboard in 2002.
Christopher Lee wrote his name on the blackboard of the Now appendix in 2002. Photo: MARJO TYNKKYNEN

Read more: Christopher Lee, an actor who died on Sunday, knew the Kalevala and wanted to help Finland in the Winter War

LEE was thus in Finland during the winter of 1939–40. However, the most important question remains: is Lee in the 1940 photo taken in Helsinki?

At least the similarity is remarkable. In addition, Lee was nearly two feet tall, and the man in the picture is significantly taller than his comrades.

After comparing old pictures, it’s best to ask someone who has spent time with Lee other than through the screen.

"Yes, it seemed so clear that the gentleman was back there," Toiviainen says after seeing the picture.

A completely seamless answer is unlikely to be the case


https://www.hs.fi/kaupunki/helsinki/art-2000006597563.html?utm_campaign=hs_tf&utm_term=4&utm_source=tf-other&share=2a5ec2ea985f717176ae7ecda57a11f4

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Metro.co.uk: Famous James Bond 'GoldenEye' radio telescope smashed by falling cable.
https://metro.co.uk/2020/08/13/famous-j … -13123010/

“I remember the last thing my Nan said to me before she died.
‘What are you doing here with that hammer?’”..... Lee Mack.

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CarScoops: Aston Martin Vantage And DBS Superleggera 007 Editions Honor New Bond Movie.
https://www.carscoops.com/2020/08/aston … ond-movie/

“I remember the last thing my Nan said to me before she died.
‘What are you doing here with that hammer?’”..... Lee Mack.

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RadioTimes: Roger Moore returns as James Bond in fan-made No Time to Die video.
https://www.radiotimes.com/news/film/20 … me-to-die/

“I remember the last thing my Nan said to me before she died.
‘What are you doing here with that hammer?’”..... Lee Mack.

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Thunderpussy wrote:

RadioTimes: Roger Moore returns as James Bond in fan-made No Time to Die video.
https://www.radiotimes.com/news/film/20 … me-to-die/

Loved it!  ajb007/cheers

"How was your lamb?" "Skewered. One sympathises."

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CinemaBlend: How The James Bond People Made Jack Black’s Time On The Simpsons A Nightmare.
https://www.cinemablend.com/television/ … -nightmare

“I remember the last thing my Nan said to me before she died.
‘What are you doing here with that hammer?’”..... Lee Mack.

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The Scotsman: Sir Sean Connery at 90: New study reveals his most popular film.
https://www.scotsman.com/arts-and-cultu … lm-2950645

“I remember the last thing my Nan said to me before she died.
‘What are you doing here with that hammer?’”..... Lee Mack.

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GamesRadar+: Christopher Nolan on Bond's The Spy Who Loved Me: "I’ve spent a lot of my career trying to get back to that feeling".
https://www.gamesradar.com/christopher- … -loved-me/


Express: James Bond: George Lazenby's TOUCHING Sean Connery tribute on following in his footsteps.
https://www.express.co.uk/entertainment … ry-tribute


Express: James Bond: Batman director could be PREPARING to take hold of next 007 film.
https://www.express.co.uk/entertainment … -craig-007

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“I remember the last thing my Nan said to me before she died.
‘What are you doing here with that hammer?’”..... Lee Mack.

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The Sun: Classic Aston Martin worth £1million stolen off the street in daylight raid.
https://www.thesun.co.uk/news/12540761/ … on-stolen/

“I remember the last thing my Nan said to me before she died.
‘What are you doing here with that hammer?’”..... Lee Mack.

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Mirror Online: MI9: The spy agency that inspired James Bond gadgets - including bagpipe flamethrower.
https://www.mirror.co.uk/news/uk-news/m … s-22637791

“I remember the last thing my Nan said to me before she died.
‘What are you doing here with that hammer?’”..... Lee Mack.

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Digital Camera World: James Bond-themed Leica Q2 in October?.
https://www.digitalcameraworld.com/news … in-october

https://youtu.be/lijCsqV0iEQ
NEW Aston Martin DB5 Goldfinger With REAL 007 Gadgets!

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“I remember the last thing my Nan said to me before she died.
‘What are you doing here with that hammer?’”..... Lee Mack.

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Daily Mail: Ever wondered who inspired James Bond's bizarre gadgets? New book reveals genius who was REAL 'Q'.
https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/articl … EAL-Q.html

“I remember the last thing my Nan said to me before she died.
‘What are you doing here with that hammer?’”..... Lee Mack.

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Express: Jane Seymour: Bond Girl in admission about her Live And Let Die role 'It's so wrong'.
https://www.express.co.uk/celebrity-new … est-update


NME: Move over Bond, Lashana Lynch is the future of the 007 franchise.
https://www.nme.com/features/lashana-ly … ime-to-die

“I remember the last thing my Nan said to me before she died.
‘What are you doing here with that hammer?’”..... Lee Mack.

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Mirror Online: Diana Rigg receives heartbreaking tribute from James Bond 'husband' George Lazenby.
https://www.mirror.co.uk/3am/celebrity- … e-22663440

“I remember the last thing my Nan said to me before she died.
‘What are you doing here with that hammer?’”..... Lee Mack.

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Daily Mail: Bond girl Olga Kurylenko seen after recovering from coronavirus.
https://www.dailymail.co.uk/tvshowbiz/a … ID-19.html

“I remember the last thing my Nan said to me before she died.
‘What are you doing here with that hammer?’”..... Lee Mack.

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Thunderpussy wrote:

Mirror Online: Diana Rigg receives heartbreaking tribute from James Bond 'husband' George Lazenby.
https://www.mirror.co.uk/3am/celebrity- … e-22663440

Thanks for sharing, TP. That was a nice tribute for GL to make, on Instagram no less!

"...the purposeful slant of his striding figure looked dangerous, as if he was making quickly for something bad that was happening further down the street." -SMERSH on 007 dossier photo, Ch. 6 FRWL.....

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British Vogue: Ana de Armas On Redefining Bond Girl Style & Her New Jewellery Partnership.
https://www.vogue.co.uk/fashion/article … laboration

“I remember the last thing my Nan said to me before she died.
‘What are you doing here with that hammer?’”..... Lee Mack.