Bottled in Bond: Sean Connery

“After kicking about in show business, he now roosts at the top of the heap.” Pete Hamill interviews Sean Connery during the filming of Goldfinger.

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Bottled in Bond, 1964
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The press agent threw a furtive glance over his shoulder, surveyed the handful of drinkers in the London pub, and then stabbed the beer-and-onion scented air with his cigarillo. “Sean Connery?” he said, in a strangled voice. “You want my honest opinion of Sean Connery?” He took a biting drag of the cigar, drained his whiskey and soda, and began to talk about the actor who, in the movie role of James Bond, plays the smoothest espionage agent of them all. …

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