Ithaca by C.P.Cavafy read by Sean Connery
Music by Vangelis.
Count Arthur Strong's 007 audition.
I love his radio show, I think it
Works better than the TV version.
Christoph Waltz on the difference between Germans and Austrians.
In Live and Let Die, Bond takes a BOAC Stratocruiser over the Atlantic: "From the moment the B.O.A.C. Stratocruiser taxied up to the International Air Terminal at Idlewild, James Bond was treated like royalty."
In FYEO he laments not being able to fly on one: "He regretted the days of the old Stratocruiser — that fine lumbering old plane that took ten hours to cross the Atlantic. Then one had been able to have dinner in peace, sleep for seven hours in a comfortable bunk, and get up in time to wander down to the lower deck and have that ridiculous BOAC ‘country house’ breakfast while the dawn came up and flooded the cabin with the first bright gold of the Western hemisphere."
If you have ever wondered what it would have been like, here are a few promotional clips from the 50's: