Love 007? Become a James Bond expert by watching these videos

I’ve been a Bond fan since the first time I saw Goldfinger, on the ABC Sunday Night Movie with my dad, at the age of six. In the four decades since, I have watched every film multiple times, read all of the original Fleming novels, collected copious amounts of Bond toys books and magazines (much to my wife’s chagrin) and have written extensively about 007 on this site. I’m somewhat of an expert, though as Matt Mira states in his James Bonding podcast I’m “more a lover than an expert.”

But you CAN become an expert, thanks to some great videos posted on YouTube. Here they are:

James Bond: The True Story covers the life of Ian Fleming in detail.

JAMES BOND OO7: The First 21 Years is a great ITV documentary from 1983.

Nobody Does It Better Is a great look at the music of Bond, with fantastic interviews with the late legendary John Barry and fellow Bond composer David Arnold.

Here’s all the James Bond Trailers:

A look at how the James Bond gadgets have often became real:

How many people has James Bond killed the movies? Here ya go:

Here’s a look at the best Bond girls:

And the best cars:

And how to make the Vesper martini:

Also recommend the documentary Everything or Nothing, which is NOT on YouTube – you can watch it on Amazon Prime. So, what are you waiting for? Start watching!

Joseph Dickerson is a user experience professional and UX Lead for Microsoft based out of Atlanta, GA. He has implemented processes in user testing, design and ethnographic research and provided design and consulting services for many different projects and organizations.

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