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                                                                                                                                                                                                                 Welcome to the February/March issue of hipStyle. In this issue Kristina Lindbergh intro-

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                                                                                                                                                        hipStyle                                                 duces you to jewelry designer Mauri Pioppo and handbag designer Matthew Feldman.
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                                                                                                                                                        Publisher & Editor:      Jeanne Conte                    and Penelope Cruz; her luminous pieces are cast in high-karat gold using precious gem-




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                                                                                                                                                        Account Executive:       Ken Lundquist                   of the permanent collection at the Boston Museum of Fine Art. His handbags may be pur-
                                                                                                                                                                                 hipStyleadverts@yahoo.com       chased at Jems in Katonah. Both of these artists’ work is featured on our front cover. We
                                                                                                                                                        Senior Contributing                                      celebrate Valentine’s Day with a salute to James Bond (all of them) as we acquaint you with
                                                                                                                                                        Photographers:           Jeanne Conte,
                                                                                     Theory                                                 MAG                                                                  all the necessary luxuries to make your significant other feel like 007. From Sean Connery
                                                                                                                                                                                 Robert Jones
                                                                                     James Perse                                        Cambio                                                                   to Daniel Craig, we offer up drink recipes like the Vesper and tell you where you can pick up
                                                                                                                                                        Makeup Artist:           Louann Centrillo
                                                                                     Vince                                       Jeans by James,
Hidden Meadow – Long, gated drive to this 9 plus acre 14000 sq ft. home with                                                                            Editorial Consultant: Elisabeth Keating                  everything from Bond’s Evening Shirts, to his stylish car. And, this month Daniella Ohad
pool and pool house. Grand entry hall with sweeping staircase, paneled library,
                                                                                     Trina Turk                                             Joes,
                                                                                                                                                        Contributing Editors: Kristina Lindbergh                 Smith explores the not-so-known talents of couturier Pierre Cardin. Most people know he
                                                                                     Michael Stars                                     AG and 7
formal dining room, living room with fireplace and French doors, great room                                                                                                      Mark Cerulli
with 20 ft. high ceilings, fireplace and French doors, billiards room with fire-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                 designed avant-garde clothes, but did you know that he also designed a collection of unique
                                                                                                                                                                                 Daniella Ohad Smith
place, chef ’s eat in kitchen, elevator and staff bedroom with bath. Master suite,                                                                      Digital Retouching:      Ken Kast                        furniture in the ‘70s? And don’t miss our new hot properties page. From now on, we’ll keep
sitting rm/fp, sun deck, his and her baths and dressing rooms, massage room and                                                                         Production Assistant: Aimee Hunt                         you posted on unique real estate opportunities in our area. Finally, in keeping this month’s
exercise room, six additional family bedrooms each with bath.                                                                                           Publisher Contact:       914.924.4257                    Bond theme, our fashion pages feature lingerie from New York’s exclusive La Petite Coquette.
7-car garage. $9,950,000.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                 We hope you enjoy your time with us.
                                                               52 Babbit Road,
                                                                                                                                                        Cover Credits: clockwise from top left: Om pendant in 18k gold with diamond, $840; Stardust Waterfall necklaces in 18k gold, $640 each; Indian Princess Wedding Hoops, 18k gold with
                                                                Bedford Hills,
                                                                                                                                                        diamonds, $1900, all by Mauri Pioppo, available at www.mauripioppo.com. Photo: Jahse; Flowers, MICHAEL GEORGE HYBRID, 70 Westchester Avenue, Pound Ridge, 764.1154; 5
                                                              New York 10507
                                                               (914) 241-3200                                                                           Tudor City Place, NYC., 212.883.0304, michaelgeorgeflowers.com; Daniel Craig as James Bond in Casino Royale, sorry ladies, he’s unavailable; red alligator and 14k gold conical bag from

                                                           www.sallysiano.com                                                                           Mathew Feldman, $10,500, with 14k gold findings, $5200 with silver findings, available at Jems, 25 Parkway, Katonah, 232.2900.
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                                                                                                             with Daniella Ohad Smith.


                                                                                                                                                              couture houses as Schiaparelli and Christian    a complete lifestyle, paving the way for de-
                                                                                                                                                              Dior, he opened his own house in 1950. His      signers Ralph Lauren and Giorgio Armani.
                                                                                                                                                              signature style was synonymous with avant-
                                                                                                                                                              garde, experimental fashion, where geometry     This month I’m pleased to introduce you to
                                                                                                                                                              and space age imagery predominated with         a fabulous dining set, made of stainless steel
                                                                                                                                                              sharp triangular skirts and pagoda shoulders.   veneer by Cardin. It will be offered in the
                                                                                                                                                              Among his most notable achievements was         March sale of the Chicago-based auction
                                                                                                                                                              the advancement of unisex fashions, launch-     house, Treadway-Toomey. With its sleek
                                                                                                                                                              ing the first prêt-a-porter line and pioneer-   lines and ‘70s style, the set looks as if it was
                                                                                 Fine and Fun Jewelry                                                         ing the licensing industry – turning his name   taken directly from a James Bond movie.
                                                                                                                                                              into a brand for everything from perfume and    The set includes a bar cabinet, wall cabinet,
                                                                                                Free & Co.                                                    pens to linens, luggage and hotels.             dining table and six chairs, which likely sold
                                                                                    135 Katonah Avenue                                                                                                        for a very high price in the ‘70s. Today the
                                                                                              Katonah                                                         After buying the first stainless furniture      auction estimate is from $5,000-$7000,
                                                                                               232.3032                                                       line designed by Maria Pergay in 1968,          a relative bargain because the market for
                                                                                                             Pierre Cardin and the sleek ‘70s.                Cardin turned his eye to furniture de-          Cardin furniture is still in its infancy. The
                                    575 Main Street                                                                                                           sign. He launched his first line of furni-      set comes from the original collector and is
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                                    f: 914 273 7007                                                         With the current buzz about 1970’s aesthet-
                                                                                                             ics; furnishings by Verner Panton, Paul Ev-
                                                                                                             ans and Maria Pergay have recently drawn
                                                                       from sublime to simple                intense interest by collectors of modern
                                                                                                             design. Throughout the ‘70s, designers ex-
                                                                                                             perimented with new materials and innova-
                                                                                                             tive technologies, creating exciting furniture
                                                                                                             in the modern-baroque and minimalist
                                                                                                             tradition. Furniture of this era was typically
                                                                                                             made of brushed metals, plastic, Plexiglas
                                                                                                             and recycled materials.
                                                                25 Parkway Katonah NY 914 232 2900           The pieces were often upholstered with fake
                                                                                                             fur and synthetic fabrics in bright colors,
                                                                                                             manifesting a sophisticated and complex
                                                                                                             aesthetic that has now found it’s way back
                                                                                                             to the mainstream of home décor. In just a
                                                                                                             few years, furniture by select ‘70s designers
                                                                                                             has fetched five figures and up to the 100k
                                                                                                             range. For the collector interested in adding
                                                                                                             a piece of ‘70s furniture, the opportunities
                                                                                                             are becoming more and more rare. One of
                                                                                                             the greatest buys in the marketplace today is
                                                                                                             the work by French couturier Pierre Cardin.
                                                                                                             In the ‘70s, Pierre Cardin created chic, glam-   Pierre Cardin Steel Cabinet
                                                                                                             orous, cutting-edge furniture, crafted of rich

                  handbags by Matthew Feldman                                                                lacquered woods and chrome veneers.              ture in the ‘70s and named the collection
                                                                                                                                                              furniture sculptures merging the sculptural
                                                                                                                                                                                                              in excellent condition, adding to its value.
                                                                                                                                                                                                              For more information:
                                                                                                             Most people recall Pierre Cardin’s fame as       with the functional. Each Cardin piece was      www.treadwaygallery.com
                                                                                                             a fashion designer, admired by such stars        signed, production was done in a limited
                                                                                                             as Rita Hayworth and the Beatles. Af-            edition and the furniture was very expensive.   The writer is an advisor for private collecting
featured on front cover and artist profile page of this issue                                                ter launching his remarkable career in the
                                                                                                             postwar years, working for such legendary
                                                                                                                                                              With his sophisticated, minimal and geo-
                                                                                                                                                              metric furniture, Cardin’s aesthetic defined
                                                                                                                                                                                                              of 20th-century decorative arts and design.
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                                            as extensions of the wearer’s inner
                                            beauty and strength, enhancing move-
                                            ment, focus and purpose.
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                                            Pioppo describes her “Sundari” neck-
                                            lace as an amulet of love, inspired by
                                            singer/songwriter Sheryl Crow and
                                            honoring the courage of women in their
                                            fight against breast cancer. Its ampule-
                                            shaped rose quartz pendant represents
                                            awareness of one’s true self, while a dia-
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                                            mond set in a 14k gold charm inspires
                                            clarity and a connection to the present.
Mauri Pioppo                                Her “Loveletters” cluster gems around
                                            initialed gold discs, each set with a
For a dancer, line and detail, ingenuity
                                            diamond bindi (our center of balance,
and emotional dynamism are the keys
                                            insight and wisdom), and her “Anahata”



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to catching an audience’s interest and,
                                            necklace turns a gold heart on its side,
in rare moments, its very soul. So it’s
                                            embellishing it with 5 pave diamonds.
fitting that as a professional dancer and
                                            In keeping with her goal of giving back
yoga teacher who performed for years
                                            to the universe in return for her own
with innovators like Twyla Tharp, and
                                            blessings, Pioppo donates a percentage
Lar Lubovitch, Mauri Pioppo now
                                            of the proceeds from her jewelry to the
approaches jewelry design with an eye
                                            Breast Cancer Research Foundation,
toward synthesizing that same esthetic
                                            the ASPCA, NEDA, and the Hope for
and social consciousness in more lasting
                                            Henry Foundation.
forms. Her pieces in high-karat gold                                                                                                                                                     fashion.art.home.lifestyle
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and precious gemstones are conceived        www.mauripioppo.com

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                                            Museum of Fine Arts) uses a strong
                                            spring of white gold to snap open.
                                            The handle and latch mechanisms on
                                            another, wider cone-shaped bag are
                                            delicate, polished steel arcs connected
                                            with handmade rose gold screws and
                                            set against gleaming black Italian
                                            calfskin; and the fastening on the
                                            asymmetrical alligator clutch is silver,
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                                            set with amethysts. Feldman’s black
Matthew Feldman                             alligator and calfskin box flips open by
                                            means of delicate telescoping
                                            quasi-pneumatic tubes, and closes



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                                            using rose gold fasteners set with
ate term for Matthew Feldman’s
                                            Tsavorite garnets from Africa. And
elegant skin and metal cases,
                                            while their exterior lines are clean,
engineered as much for their function
                                            refined and geometric, the interiors are
as vessels, as for their visual impact.
                                            often lined in bright, playful, striped
The chains, handles, hinges and even
                                            fabric, dupioni silk or pink German
the tiny screws are machined in gold,
                                            calfskin.                                                                 September / October                                                 November / December

sterling and stainless steel; lids snap
                                            Matthew Feldman bags and jewelry
open and closed with extraordinary
                                            are available at Jems, 25 Parkway,                     hipStyle is looking for qualified advertising sales representatives.
precision and shoulder bags are
                                            Katonah, New York (914) 232-2900.
designed to hang straight without
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wobbling or tipping.
A narrow conical purse in red alligator
                                                                                                                  Excellent compensation and you can make your own hours.
                                            by Kristina Lindbergh
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From the Everyday                                                                                            THE LIONHEART GALLERY                                                  Rock quartz pendant on a
                                                                                                        OF FINE ARTISTS and FAUX FINISHERS
to the E xotic                                                                                                                                                                      double vermeil chain, $78,

                                                                                                                                                                                    Molly Natali, available at

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                                                                                                                                                                                    Katonah Avenue, Katonah,

                                                                                                                                                                                    232.8200.

                                                                                                                                                                                    Felini Lingerie

                                                                                                                                                                                    Push up bra $39.95, Cadolle

                                                                                                                                                                                    Creation Elia bodysuit,

                                                                                                                                                                                    $210, La Petit Coquette, NYC,

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                                                                                             original oil paintings by area artists, venetian plaster/tus-
        Automobile Repair                                                                    can plaster work, glazes, murals on canvas, children’s room
      Meccanic Shop North                                                                    whimsy, 18th/19th century reproduction french furniture
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Fleur’t Lingerie Lulu’s Delight

Boy Pant, $35.
Millesia Eloge padded bra,

$230. La Petite Coquette,

NYC, 212.473.2478;
thelittleflirt.com.

Black Lucite Necklace,

Molly Natali, $48, available at

Free & Co.,

135 Katonah Avenue, Katonah,

232.8200.

Opposite page: Victoria Corset

by Cadolle, Paris, $390, La

Petite Coquette. Rock quartz

pendant on double vermeil

Chain, $78, Molly Natali,

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hot properties...                                                                                                                               bonding with style...                            by Mark Cerulli



Family Compound on 12 acres                                                                                                                     Movie audiences have been falling in love with agent 007 for over 40 years. Along with
Luxuriate in total privacy with this gorgeous 12-acre family compound. The estate features a four bedroom main house, a two-bedroom
guest cottage with a four-car garage. The pool house has a kitchen and living room with a fireplace and a sleeping loft with full bath and       being the most successful movie franchise in Hollywood history, the Bond films stand for
changing rooms. And if that’s not enough…put on your whites and take in a game of tennis on the family court.. This unique estate offers         style, sophistication and, of course, non-stop action! They’ve broken down language and
a rare tranquility often sought but seldom found and it’s renovated to perfection. Glorious bathrooms, state-of-the-art kitchen, beamed ceil-
ings, wide board floors and French doors opening to porches and terraces overlooking water. $4,800,000. Contact Craig Siano, Sally Siano,        cultural barriers and left a generation of moviegoers looking up at the screen and asking,
Bedford Hills, 914.241.3200.www.sallysiano.com                                                                                                  “How’d they do that?”
                                                                                                                                                Perhaps you’ve been on a remote island
                                                                                                                                                in the tropics somewhere, or hiking the
                                                                                                                                                hippie trail in the Hindu Kush. If so,
                                                                                                                                                then you’re forgiven for not knowing that
                                                                                                                                                there’s a new Bond in town – as seen in the
                                                                                                                                                current box office smash, Casino Royale.
                                                                                                                                                This isn’t your father’s James Bond. Instead,
                                                                                                                                                this Bond, played by the rugged Daniel
                                                                                                                                                Craig, is younger, edgier and still earning
                                                                                                                                                his License to Kill. (But as the film shows,
                                                                                                                                                he’s a very quick study!) Maybe you’ve
                                                                                                                                                heard your partner humming the Bond
                                                                                                                                                theme, or practicing his Scottish brogue
                                                                                                                                                while ordering a vodka martini, “Shaken
                                                                                                                                                not stirred.” Perhaps he even took up golf
                                                                                                                                                after watching Sean Connery hit the links
                                                                                                                                                in Goldfinger…

                                                                                                                                                Well, there is only one James Bond, but
Wild turkeys, fox, red-tail hawks, bluebirds and breathtaking views welcome you to this gorgeous equestrian property high in the hills of       the man in your life can still look the part,
Waccabuc. Set on over seven acres, High Meadow Farm features a post and beam barn with five stalls, centrally heated/air-conditioned            and we can help…
tack room and bathroom, and 1500 square feet of lodge-like living space on the second floor. The two bedrooms, full bath, fabulous open
kitchen, dining area and living room with cathedral ceilings boast walls of windows with panoramic views of the Wacccabuc River and
Connecticut hills. With grass paddocks, riding ring, on LHA trails, near a 4300-acre park and a 100+ acre preserve, this facility is a proven   Dressing to Kill
income-producer. BONUS: There is a four-bedroom septic already in place with Board of Health approval to expand to a five-bedroom,
                                                                                                                                                The James Bond Limited Edition Eve-
and building site for that dream home! Contact: Anne-Marie Nordgren, 914.329.4015. Coldwell Banker, Katonah.                                    ning Shirt & Bowtie Set

                                                                                                                                                One of London’s most prestigious shirt
                                                                                                                                                makers, Turnbull & Asser has helped
                                                                                                                                                outfit every James Bond since the very
                                                                                                                                                first film. But now the same shirt and
                                                                                                                                                bowtie that Daniel Craig wears in Casino
                                                                                                                                                Royale is available as a limited edition set
                                                                                                                                                priced at $450.00. Made from superfine
                                                                                                                                                cotton, the shirt feels ultra luxe and is
                                                                                                                                                set with mother of pearl buttons. The
                                                                                                                                                bowtie is raw Shantung silk. Watch the
                                                                                                                                                heads turn when he wears this at your
                                                                                                                                                next black tie affair!

                                                                                                                                                Turnbull & Asser, New York and Beverly
                                                                                                                                                Hills, www.turnbullandasser.com
Omega Seamaster Professional 300M

When every second counts, Bond turns
to his trusty Omega Seamaster, on
his wrist since 1995. The case of this
COSC-certified chronometer is brushed
stainless steel and is strong enough to
withstand anything the bad guys might
throw at it! With its blue Bond bezel
and dial, the Seamaster Professional is
stylish enough to compliment any outfit,
from a T-shirt and jeans to full busi-
ness attire. Naturally it looks swell on a
wetsuit and is waterproof down to 300
meters! (Although if your secret agent
man is 1000 feet underwater, he may
need more than a great watch to keep
him out of trouble!)
Priced at: $3050.00




If you hurry you might be able to snag
the special James Bond Limited Edition,
of which only 10,007 are available world-
wide. It features the famous “gun barrel”
design incorporated into the striking
watch face and clasp, and each timepiece
is individually numbered.
Priced at: $3,450.00

Tourneau, The Westchester,
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                                                                                  License to Chill                            Still thirsty?
                                                                                  Bond is a man who enjoys his liba-          In honor of Casino Royale, try
                                                                                  tions, and number 1 with a bullet on his    The Vesper, named after female character
                                                                                  beverage list is a Vodka Martini made       in both the novel and film.
                                                                                  with Smirnoff, Bond’s on-screen spirit
                                                                                  since Dr. No. Maybe James Bond didn’t       The Vesper
                                                                                  invent the Martini, but he made it sexy     3/4 oz. Gordon’s Gin
                                                                                  and hip. Want to sip one in style? Here’s   1/4 oz. Smirnoff® Vodka
                                                                                  Smirnoff’s very own Martini recipe…         Splash of Lillet Blanc or dry vermouth
                                                                                                                              Shake well with ice, and serve in a mar-
                                                                                  Classic 007 Martini                         tini glass garnished with a large thin slice
                                                                                  1 1/4 oz. Smirnoff® Vodka                   of lemon peel.
                                                                                  Splash of dry vermouth
                                                                                  Shake well with ice, and strain into a
                                                                                  chilled martini glass. Garnish with a
                                                                                  lemon twist.




                                                                                  Of course, Bond also likes his bubbly
                                                                                  - and only one brand will do, Bollinger.

The Dream Machine                                                                 It’s been his favorite champagne since
                                                                                  1956 when it made an appearance in one
Ready to put your man of action way                                               of Fleming’s original novels, and Bond
ahead of the automotive curve? For a                                              has popped the cork onscreen as well.
mere $324,000 (approximate) Bond’s lat-
est ride, the awe inspiring Aston Martin
DBS can be sitting in your driveway. But
why would you want to leave it there?

In Casino Royale, Bond puts this car
through its paces – including one spell-
binding stunt you definitely don’t want
to try on the Taconic Parkway! Of
course, Aston Martin’s association with
the Bond films goes way back to 1964
where 00 #1, Sean Connery drove a silver
DB 5 in the timeless classic Goldfinger.




Like most things Bond, the DBS is very
exclusive and won’t be available in the
U.S. until late 2007, so put your name
on a waiting list and cross your fingers!

Available at Miller Motor Cars, Green-
wich Ct. (203) 629-4726
www.astonmartin.com                         Aston Images Courtesy: Aston Martin
Playing To Win

With a title like Casino Royale, it’s no
surprise that Bond spends a fair amount
of time gambling in the film. Thanks to
upscale Belgian card maker Cartamundi,
the man in your life can double down
with the very same cards seen in the film
- although hopefully the stakes will be a
little more forgiving!

Available at www.spyguise.com, the
finest in spy movie memorabilia.




Investing in Bonds

The first British editions of Fleming’s
original Bond novels have become
highly sought after collectables. The UK
first edition of the first 007 novel, Casino
Royale, published in 1953, can fetch
upwards of $30,000 at auction or from
the few rare book dealers who have a
copy. Not a bad ROI when you consider
its original price was around 10 Shillings
– roughly $2.50 back then. So check
grandfather’s bookcase!




Was there really a James Bond?

Yes – he was a respected orthinologist
who authored Birds of the West Indies.
Fleming, who spent part of every year
at his Jamaican estate Goldeneye, was
a keen bird watcher and owned a copy.
When he was looking for a masculine
name for his soon-to-be-famous creation,
all he had to do was pick up the book.




                                               Bookjacket photographs Courtesy: Bryan Krofchok at Bondian.com
A 007 Primer...                             Ian Fleming                                                                                Bring Home The Bonds
Just so you can hold your own               The legendary creator of James Bond,          exploded onto the pop culture scene. He      Four new-boxed sets of the classic films
when the topic of James Bond                Fleming really was on Her Majesty’s           died in 1964 at the relatively youthful      are now available from Twentieth Cen-
                                            Secret Service, serving in the Office of      age of 56. The Bond novels and his oth-      tury Fox Home Entertainment! Each
comes up over dinner or a long              Naval Intelligence during WWII. He            er work, including the classic children’s    Bond flick gets a generous double disc
drive in the country, here’s a              authored 14 James Bond books, drawing         tale, Chitty Chitty Bang Bang, have sold     treatment – of course you get the newly
                                            some early inspiration from his illustrious   tens of millions of copies worldwide, a      remastered movies (which look phenom-
handy fact sheet that we’ve                                                               stunning literary legacy which continues     enal), but there are also in-depth docu-
                                            friend, author W. Somerset Maugham
declassified for you…                       whose career as an espionage agent in         to this day.                                 mentaries, key cast and crew interviews,
                                            WWI was chronicled in his 1928 novel                                                       interactive guides, trailers, featurettes
                                            Ashenden. Sadly, Fleming only lived to                                                     and audio commentaries. No deep cover
                                            see the beginning of “Bondmania” when                                                      here, just everything you always wanted
Meet the Movie Bonds…                       his books and the films made from them                                                     to know about the James Bond series…




Sean Connery                                George Lazenby                                Roger Moore                                  Timothy Dalton                                           Pierce Brosnan                                           Daniel Craig

A former milkman, truck driver, artist’s    George who? Lazenby was a tall, athletic      A suave, dare we say, funnier Bond,          The producers wanted a return to a                       The suave, drop dead good looking Irish                  The latest member of film’s most exclu-
model and coffin polisher, Connery          male model who took over after Connery        Moore’s distinguished tenure lasted          grittier 007 – and they got it by hiring                 actor almost had the role after Roger                    sive club is a seasoned actor whose credits
began acting in the early 1950s. The        called it quits. Although Lazenby’s film,     through the ‘70s and early 1980s. Be-        Dalton, a serious Welch actor, previously                Moore, but his TV contract for                           include roles in Tomb Raider, Munich
tall, brooding Scotsman was about as far    On Her Majesty’s Secret Service, didn’t       fore Bond, the actor had already scored a    seen in epics like Cromwell and The Lion                 Remington Steele kept him out of the                     and Layer Cake. Craig’s searing portrayal
removed from the urbane, sophisticated      eclipse the box office numbers of the         huge success with the ‘60’s TV series        In Winter. He made two Bond films, in-                   shoulder holster until 1995’s GoldenEye.                 is closer to the original Fleming novels
007 as you could get, save for one thing    Connery Bonds, it is now thought of as        The Saint, and along with humor,             cluding 1987’s The Living Daylights. But                 Brosnan followed that up with 3 more                     than any other. Although there was
– charisma. His presence so impressed       one of the best and to his credit, Lazenby    brought a slick new style and interpreta-    then the world changed. The Iron Cur-                    hit films including the 20th Bond ad-                    much controversy when his casting was
producers Albert “Cubby” Broccoli and       turned in a solid performance under           tion to the role – but as the movies show,   tain fell, there was a New World Order,                  venture, 2002’s Die Another Day. Then                    announced (including a vicious anti-
Harry Saltzman that he landed the plum      what had to be enormous pressure. The         he could also handle the rough stuff with    so it was time for a new James Bond...                   he too retired – or was retired (film, like              Craig website and a slew of internet trash
role of Bond in Dr. No, released in 1962.   film also features a heart melting song by    ease. Starting with 1973’s Live and Let                                                               espionage, is a take no prisoners busi-                  talk), he has more than proven himself
He followed that up with four other 007     Louis Armstrong called “We Have All           Die, Moore made six other Bond flicks,                                                                ness) to make way for…                                   and his debut; Casino Royale is on track to
appearances throughout the 1960s. All       The Time in the World” - making the           ending with 1985’s A View To A Kill. All                                                                                                                       be the most successful Bond movie ever.
were huge box office hits, making Con-      soundtrack a must have! Inexplicably,         were immensely popular worldwide.
nery a household name and launching a       Lazenby announced he wouldn’t play                                                         Hopefully it’s “Mission Accomplished” for adding some 007 style to your man’s life. Be sure to raise a Martini – or a Vesper – to toast
glittering four-decade career. Lured back   Bond again, so after his one starring turn                                                 the new James Bond, after all, you’ll be seeing him again at a theater near you!
into Bondage by the then-record sum of      his acting career took a hard left into
$1 million, he made one more “official”     Hong Kong action films and television                                                      Special thanks to Eon Productions, Sony Pictures Entertainment, Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment and MGM Studios Inc.
Bond appearance in 1971’s Diamonds Are      roles.                                                                                     All CASINO ROYALE Images: CASINO ROYALE © 2006 Danjaq, LLC, United Artists Corporation, and Columbia Pictures Industries, Inc. All rights reserved.
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