Bond. James Bond.

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Who was your favorite Bond?

  1. Sean Connery

    15 vote(s)
    57.7%
  2. George Lazenby

    0 vote(s)
    0.0%
  3. Roger Moore

    2 vote(s)
    7.7%
  4. Timothy Dalton

    1 vote(s)
    3.8%
  5. Pierce Brosnan

    1 vote(s)
    3.8%
  6. Daniel Craig

    5 vote(s)
    19.2%
  7. David Niven

    1 vote(s)
    3.8%
  8. Barry Nelson

    0 vote(s)
    0.0%
  9. I've never seen a Bond movie

    0 vote(s)
    0.0%
  10. Other

    1 vote(s)
    3.8%
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    Who is your favorite?

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    I just learned a couple of days ago that Barry Nelson played James Bond.

    Actually I just learned that Barry Nelson existed. I saw someone who I thought was Jackie Cooper on the panel of a 50's game show but heard the host call him Barry Nelson so I had to learn more about him.

    That led to the surreal thought of Jackie Cooper being a Bond.



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    umm, no, I don't have a meaningful contribution to this thread.




    /backs slowly out of the door
     
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    Okay, I don't know that I ever saw a Bond movie, until Daniel Craig. That's strange, because I was really upset when Remington Steele wouldn't let Pierce Brosnan accept the role. And I thought Daniel Craig was a stupid choice. I wanted Clive Owen.

    So you can imagine my surprise when DC totally made the part his own.
     
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    Shaken, not stirred.
     
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    Pussy Galore.
     
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    /peeks around the side of the door.

    There's a possibility that I've seen a Bond movie all the way through but I couldn't swear to it.

    I'm pretty sure I read a Bond book a couple of decades ago. But I can't remember which it was. I recently acquired a sizable collection of Ian Fleming paperbacks but I just put them straight into a box.




    I LOVED Dalton in Jane Eyre. He didn't last long as Bond though, did he. Does that mean he wasn't very good?
     
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    Sean Connery set the bar.

    Lazenby was very good.

    Roger Moore is The Saint not Bond.

    Barry Nelson was forgettable only because his portrayal was for television.

    David Niven, Terence Cooper, Woody Allen, Joanna Pettet, Daliah Lavi, Peter Sellers and Ursula Andress don't count because the movie was a spoof.

    Christopher Cazenove doesn't count because he only acted out scene from Fleming's books for a BBC documentary.

    Dalton was very good, his portrayal perhaps the closest to Fleming's character, but the gap between films was too great and I don't think he was appreciated by the general audience as much as he was by fans.

    Brosnan, like Moore he was more his television character than Bond.

    Daniel Craig... Damn good Bond.

    Favorite? More than one, less than five.

    Oh, and Bob Holness was pretty good, but that was for a radio production and not many have heard it...
     
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    You didn't know about Barry Nelson?

    [ame=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cYhQqTAGd7k]Ian Fleming's Casino Royale (1953) Pt1 - YouTube[/ame]

    By the way, I voted for David Niven simply because he was Ian Fleming's choice when he was asked who should play Bond.
     
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    Four Sean Connery. Not a lot of votes, but he is the clear winner.
     
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    I liked Roger Moore. Sean Connery is overrated...
     

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