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The very first James Bond film ‘Dr. No’ debuted majority a century earlier this week

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LONDON – NOVEMBER 02: A Walther PPK handgun is held up infront of a poster of the film ‘For Your Eyes Only’ during promotion of a sale of weapons from James Bond films on November 2, 2006 in London. Actor Daniel Craig will play Bond in ‘Casino Royale’ the 21st film made from author Ian Fleming’s books. Christie’s Film and Entertainment sale takes place on December 5, 2006. (Photo by Peter Macdiarmid/Getty Images)

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LONDON – NOVEMBER 02: A Walther PPK handgun is held up infront of a poster of the film ‘For Your Eyes Only’ during promotion of a sale of weapons from James Bond films on November 2, 2006 in London. Actor

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LONDON – OCTOBER 14: Actor Daniel Craig greets a naval officer as he is unveiled as the new actor to play the legendary British secret agent James Bond 007 in the 21st Bond film Casino Royale, at HMS President, St Katharine’s Way on October 14, 2005 in London, England. Speculation as to who might replace Pierce Brosnan (who played Bond from 1995-2002) has been fierce, with Clive Owen, Jude Law, Ewan McGregor, Colin Salmon, Colin Farrell and Goran Visnjic in the running, but the most likely candidates were whittled down to Craig and Henry Cavill until today’s decision. (Photo by Chris Jackson/Getty Images)

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LONDON – OCTOBER 14: Actor Daniel Craig greets a naval officer as he is unveiled as the new actor to play the legendary British secret agent James Bond 007 in the 21st Bond film Casino Royale, at HMS

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Irish actor Pierce Brosnan appearing as British secret service agent James Bond, late 1990s. (Photo by Terry O’Neill/Getty Images)

Irish actor Pierce Brosnan appearing as British secret service agent James Bond, late 1990s. (Photo by Terry O’Neill/Getty Images)

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LONDON – 1995: Singer Tina Turner poses for a James Bond style photo shoot at Pinewood Studio’s in London. She sang the theme song for the 1995 Bond film ‘GoldenEye’. (Photo by Dave Hogan/Getty Images)

LONDON – 1995: Singer Tina Turner poses for a James Bond style photo shoot at Pinewood Studio’s in London. She sang the theme song for the 1995 Bond film ‘GoldenEye’. (Photo by Dave Hogan/Getty Images)

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17th August 1984: Film star Roger Moore (James Bond) and the Bond Girls from the film ‘View to a Kill’ directed by John Glen. (Photo by Larry Ellis/Express/Getty Images)

17th August 1984: Film star Roger Moore (James Bond) and the Bond Girls from the film ‘View to a Kill’ directed by John Glen. (Photo by Larry Ellis/Express/Getty Images)

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Roger Moore dressed as a clown on the set of the James Bond movie ‘Octopussy’, Pinewood Studios, 1983. (Photo by Michael Putland/Getty Images)

Roger Moore dressed as a clown on the set of the James Bond movie ‘Octopussy’, Pinewood Studios, 1983. (Photo by Michael Putland/Getty Images)

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Film producer Albert R. Broccoli, aka ‘Cubby’ (1909 – 1996) in his London office, September 1980. (Photo by John Downing/Getty Images)

Film producer Albert R. Broccoli, aka ‘Cubby’ (1909 – 1996) in his London office, September 1980. (Photo by John Downing/Getty Images)

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1977: Barbara Bach and Roger Moore, stars of the James Bond film ‘The Spy Who Loved Me’ leaning on the now-famous ‘amphibious’ Lotus Esprit. (Photo by Hulton Archive/Getty Images)

1977: Barbara Bach and Roger Moore, stars of the James Bond film ‘The Spy Who Loved Me’ leaning on the now-famous ‘amphibious’ Lotus Esprit. (Photo by Hulton Archive/Getty Images)

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Cinema, pic: 5th December 1976, Glamour girls on the Pinewood Studios set of the new James Bond film “The Spy Who Loved Me” (Photo by Popperfoto/Getty Images)

Cinema, pic: 5th December 1976, Glamour girls on the Pinewood Studios set of the new James Bond film “The Spy Who Loved Me” (Photo by Popperfoto/Getty Images)

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English film actor Roger Moore as James Bond in ‘The Spy Who Loved Me’, 1976. (Photo by Larry Ellis/Larry Ellis Collection/Hulton Archive/Getty Images)

English film actor Roger Moore as James Bond in ‘The Spy Who Loved Me’, 1976. (Photo by Larry Ellis/Larry Ellis Collection/Hulton Archive/Getty Images)

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English actor Roger Moore demonstrates his suitability for the role of international spy James Bond, circa 1975. (Photo by Terry O’Neill/Hulton Archive/Getty Images)

English actor Roger Moore demonstrates his suitability for the role of international spy James Bond, circa 1975. (Photo by Terry O’Neill/Hulton Archive/Getty Images)

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October 1974: British pop singer Lulu posing with the gun from the James Bond film ‘The Man With The Golden Gun’ after being signed to sing the film’s title song. (Photo by Evening Standard/Getty Images)

October 1974: British pop singer Lulu posing with the gun from the James Bond film ‘The Man With The Golden Gun’ after being signed to sing the film’s title song. (Photo by Evening Standard/Getty Images)

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English actor Roger Moore on the set of the James Bond film ‘The Man with the Golden Gun’, directed by Guy Hamilton, 1974. In the background is the AMC Matador Coupe which appears in the movie. (Photo by Terry O’Neill/Hulton Archive/Getty Images)

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English actor Roger Moore on the set of the James Bond film ‘The Man with the Golden Gun’, directed by Guy Hamilton, 1974. In the background is the AMC Matador Coupe which appears in the movie. (Photo by Terry

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English actor Roger Moore in his role as James Bond in Guy Hamilton’s film ‘Live And Let Die’, circa 1973, with co-stars Gloria Hendry (left), who plays Rosie Carver, and Jane Seymour, who plays Solitaire. (Photo by Terry O’Neill/Hulton Archive/Getty Images)

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English actor Roger Moore in his role as James Bond in Guy Hamilton’s film ‘Live And Let Die’, circa 1973, with co-stars Gloria Hendry (left), who plays Rosie Carver, and Jane Seymour, who plays Solitaire.

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West Indian actor Geoffrey Holder plays the mysterious Baron Samedi in the James Bond film ‘Live and Let Die’, directed by Guy Hamilton, 1973. (Photo by Terry O’Neill/Hulton Archive/Getty Images)

West Indian actor Geoffrey Holder plays the mysterious Baron Samedi in the James Bond film ‘Live and Let Die’, directed by Guy Hamilton, 1973. (Photo by Terry O’Neill/Hulton Archive/Getty Images)

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English actor Roger Moore poses as superspy James Bond for film ‘Live and Let Die’, directed by Guy Hamilton, 1973. (Photo by Terry O’Neill/Hulton Archive/Getty Images)

English actor Roger Moore poses as superspy James Bond for film ‘Live and Let Die’, directed by Guy Hamilton, 1973. (Photo by Terry O’Neill/Hulton Archive/Getty Images)

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The cast of the James Bond film ‘Live and Let Die’, directed by Guy Hamilton, 1973. From front centre, clockwise, Roger Moore as Bond, Jane Seymour as Solitaire, Julius Harris as Tee Hee, Geoffrey Holder as Baron Samedi, Earl Jolly Brown as Whisper and Yaphet Kotto as Kananga. (Photo by Terry O’Neill/Hulton Archive/Getty Images)

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The cast of the James Bond film ‘Live and Let Die’, directed by Guy Hamilton, 1973. From front centre, clockwise, Roger Moore as Bond, Jane Seymour as Solitaire, Julius Harris as Tee Hee, Geoffrey Holder as

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Roger Moore as James Bond in the film Live And Let Die, 1973. He is wearing a robe monogrammed with the initials JB. (Photo by Terry O’Neill/Getty Images)

Roger Moore as James Bond in the film Live And Let Die, 1973. He is wearing a robe monogrammed with the initials JB. (Photo by Terry O’Neill/Getty Images)

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1973: English film and television actor Roger Moore on location for the filming of the James Bond 007 movie ‘Live and Let Die’. (Photo by Hulton Archive/Getty Images)

1973: English film and television actor Roger Moore on location for the filming of the James Bond 007 movie ‘Live and Let Die’. (Photo by Hulton Archive/Getty Images)

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1973: Jane Seymour plays the clairvoyant Solitaire to Roger Moore’s 007 in the James Bond film ‘Live and Let Die’, directed by Guy Hamilton. (Photo by Keystone/Getty Images)

1973: Jane Seymour plays the clairvoyant Solitaire to Roger Moore’s 007 in the James Bond film ‘Live and Let Die’, directed by Guy Hamilton. (Photo by Keystone/Getty Images)

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English actor Roger Moore as James Bond, with his weapon of choice, the Walther PPK, in a publicity still for the film ‘Live and Let Die’, December 1972. (Photo by Terry O’Neill/Getty Images)

English actor Roger Moore as James Bond, with his weapon of choice, the Walther PPK, in a publicity still for the film ‘Live and Let Die’, December 1972. (Photo by Terry O’Neill/Getty Images)

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Actors Sean Connery and Jill St John, the stars of James Bond film ‘Diamonds Are Forever’, share a joke over an ice cream, 1st June 1971. (Photo by Terry O’Neill/Getty Images)

Actors Sean Connery and Jill St John, the stars of James Bond film ‘Diamonds Are Forever’, share a joke over an ice cream, 1st June 1971. (Photo by Terry O’Neill/Getty Images)

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English actor Charles Gray (1928 – 2000) as SPECTRE founder Ernst Stavro Blofeld in the James Bond film ‘Diamonds Are Forever’, directed by Guy Hamilton, 1971. (Photo by Silver Screen Collection/Hulton Archive/Getty Images)

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English actor Charles Gray (1928 – 2000) as SPECTRE founder Ernst Stavro Blofeld in the James Bond film ‘Diamonds Are Forever’, directed by Guy Hamilton, 1971. (Photo by Silver Screen Collection/Hulton

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Scottish actor Sean Connery peers through a camera on the set of the James Bond film ‘Diamonds Are Forever’, Las Vegas 1971. (Photo by Terry O’Neill/Getty Images)

Scottish actor Sean Connery peers through a camera on the set of the James Bond film ‘Diamonds Are Forever’, Las Vegas 1971. (Photo by Terry O’Neill/Getty Images)

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George Lazenby as James Bond and Diana Rigg as Contessa Teresa Di Vicenzo fall foul of henchman Raphael, played by Terry Mountain, in a scene from ‘On Her Majesty’s Secret Service’, 1969. (Photo by Larry Ellis/Larry Ellis Collection/Hulton Archive/Getty Images)

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George Lazenby as James Bond and Diana Rigg as Contessa Teresa Di Vicenzo fall foul of henchman Raphael, played by Terry Mountain, in a scene from ‘On Her Majesty’s Secret Service’, 1969. (Photo by Larry

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22nd October 1968: Stripped to the waist, Australian actor George Lazenby offers co-star Helena Ronee a light, whilst filming the new James Bond film ‘On Her Majesty’s Secret Service’ in the Swiss Alps. (Photo by Larry Ellis/Express/Getty Images)

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22nd October 1968: Stripped to the waist, Australian actor George Lazenby offers co-star Helena Ronee a light, whilst filming the new James Bond film ‘On Her Majesty’s Secret Service’ in the Swiss Alps.

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English actor Roger Moore, downs a Martini, 17th July 1968. Moore has recently been awarded his second Bravo Otto award for most popular television actor, by German magazine Bravo, for his mystery spy thriller television series, ‘The Saint’. (Photo by Peter Ruck/BIPs/Getty Images)

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English actor Roger Moore, downs a Martini, 17th July 1968. Moore has recently been awarded his second Bravo Otto award for most popular television actor, by German magazine Bravo, for his mystery spy thriller

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Finalists in competition for pick as new James Bond. (Photo by Loomis Dean/The LIFE Picture Collection/Getty Images)

Finalists in competition for pick as new James Bond. (Photo by Loomis Dean/The LIFE Picture Collection/Getty Images)

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Actor John Richardson during audition filming as James Bond. (Photo by Loomis Dean/The LIFE Picture Collection/Getty Images)

Actor John Richardson during audition filming as James Bond. (Photo by Loomis Dean/The LIFE Picture Collection/Getty Images)

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20th December 1967: British composer John Barry at his piano. He is perhaps best known for the theme to the James Bond films. (Photo by Larry Ellis/Express/Getty Images)

20th December 1967: British composer John Barry at his piano. He is perhaps best known for the theme to the James Bond films. (Photo by Larry Ellis/Express/Getty Images)

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English actor Peter Sellers (1925 – 1980) performs press-ups in old-fashioned striped underwear on the set of the James Bond spoof ‘Casino Royale’, 1967. (Photo by Terry O’Neill/Getty Images)

English actor Peter Sellers (1925 – 1980) performs press-ups in old-fashioned striped underwear on the set of the James Bond spoof ‘Casino Royale’, 1967. (Photo by Terry O’Neill/Getty Images)

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English actor Peter Sellers (1925 – 1980) addresses a group of attentive young ladies in bikinis on the set of the James Bond spoof ‘Casino Royale’, 1967. (Photo by Terry O’Neill/Getty Images)

English actor Peter Sellers (1925 – 1980) addresses a group of attentive young ladies in bikinis on the set of the James Bond spoof ‘Casino Royale’, 1967. (Photo by Terry O’Neill/Getty Images)

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Seven-year old Ian Heggie, the son of Aston Martin’s Deputy Managing Director, test drives a toy Aston Martin DB5, at the Iranian Embassy in London, 20th December 1966. The car, a model of the James Bond vehicle complete with replica gadgets, is to be given to Reza Pahlavi, Crown Prince of Iran. The car is a personal gift from Aston Martin’s owner Sir David Brown (1904 ? 1993, standing, centre). On the right is Iranian ambassador Ardeshir Zahedi. (Photo by Keystone/Hulton Archive/Getty Images)

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Seven-year old Ian Heggie, the son of Aston Martin’s Deputy Managing Director, test drives a toy Aston Martin DB5, at the Iranian Embassy in London, 20th December 1966. The car, a model of the James Bond

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English stage and film actor Donald Pleasence (1919-1995) with Karin Dor (left) and Mie Hama, in a James Bond photocall from ‘You Only Live Twice,’ in which he plays the villainous Ernst Stavro Blofeld, who ponders world domination while stroking his cat. (Photo by Larry Ellis/Getty Images)

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English stage and film actor Donald Pleasence (1919-1995) with Karin Dor (left) and Mie Hama, in a James Bond photocall from ‘You Only Live Twice,’ in which he plays the villainous Ernst Stavro Blofeld, who

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British actor Donald Pleasence (1919 – 1995) in character as Ernst Stavro Blofeld, holding a white cat on the set of the James Bond film ‘You Only Live Twice’, 24th November 1966. (Photo by Express Newspapers/Hulton Archive/Getty Images)

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British actor Donald Pleasence (1919 – 1995) in character as Ernst Stavro Blofeld, holding a white cat on the set of the James Bond film ‘You Only Live Twice’, 24th November 1966. (Photo by Express

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Co-producers Harry Saltzman (1915 – 1994) and Albert ‘Cubby’ Broccoli (1909 – 1996, right) on the set of the James Bond film ‘You Only Live Twice’ at Pinewood Studios, 28th October 1966. The vast volcano rocket base was designed by Ken Adam, and stood 126 feet high. (Photo by Chris Ware/Keystone/Getty Images)

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Co-producers Harry Saltzman (1915 – 1994) and Albert ‘Cubby’ Broccoli (1909 – 1996, right) on the set of the James Bond film ‘You Only Live Twice’ at Pinewood Studios, 28th October 1966. The vast volcano rocket

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31st January 1966: The Airfix James Bond Aston Martin DB5 model car, on show at the Brighton Toy Fair, the subject of many letters from little boys to Father Christmas. (Photo by George W. Hales/Fox Photos/Getty Images)

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31st January 1966: The Airfix James Bond Aston Martin DB5 model car, on show at the Brighton Toy Fair, the subject of many letters from little boys to Father Christmas. (Photo by George W. Hales/Fox

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1966: James Bond, played by Sean Connery, discovers the murdered corpse of his contact, played by Charles Gray, in a scene from the Bond film ‘You Only Live Twice’. (Photo by Stephan C. Archetti/Keystone Features/Getty Images)

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1966: James Bond, played by Sean Connery, discovers the murdered corpse of his contact, played by Charles Gray, in a scene from the Bond film ‘You Only Live Twice’. (Photo by Stephan C. Archetti/Keystone

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Scottish actor Sean Connery as James Bond in ‘You Only Live Twice’, during filming at Pinewood studios. (Photo by Len Trievnor/Getty Images)

Scottish actor Sean Connery as James Bond in ‘You Only Live Twice’, during filming at Pinewood studios. (Photo by Len Trievnor/Getty Images)

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Cinema Personalities, pic: 20th March 1965, French film actress Claudine Auger at Pinewood Studios during a break in shooting the new James Bond film “Thunderball” in which she stars (Photo by Bentley Archive/Popperfoto/Getty Images)

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Cinema Personalities, pic: 20th March 1965, French film actress Claudine Auger at Pinewood Studios during a break in shooting the new James Bond film “Thunderball” in which she stars (Photo by Bentley

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Sean Connery and Luciana Paluzzi being photographed in bed on the set of the James Bond film, ‘Thunderball’, 8th March 1965. (Photo by Popperfoto/Getty Images)

Sean Connery and Luciana Paluzzi being photographed in bed on the set of the James Bond film, ‘Thunderball’, 8th March 1965. (Photo by Popperfoto/Getty Images)

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A scene from the James Bond film ‘Thunderball’ with Sean Connery, Claudine Auger and Adolfo Celi. (Photo by MacGregor/Getty Images)

A scene from the James Bond film ‘Thunderball’ with Sean Connery, Claudine Auger and Adolfo Celi. (Photo by MacGregor/Getty Images)

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Promotional portrait of French actor Claudine Auger smoking a cigarette in a lace bodysuit for the James Bond film, ‘Thunderball,’ directed by Terence Young, 1965. (Photo by Archive Photos/Getty Images)

Promotional portrait of French actor Claudine Auger smoking a cigarette in a lace bodysuit for the James Bond film, ‘Thunderball,’ directed by Terence Young, 1965. (Photo by Archive Photos/Getty Images)

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Transport, London, England, 1965, Model and actress Valerie Leon with a Aston Martin DB6 sports car, The car is James Bond’s drive in the latest movie called Goldfinger (Photo by Popperfoto/Getty Images)

Transport, London, England, 1965, Model and actress Valerie Leon with a Aston Martin DB6 sports car, The car is James Bond’s drive in the latest movie called Goldfinger (Photo by Popperfoto/Getty Images)

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Cinema Personalities. 1965. Sean Connery playing his most famous role as “007” in the James Bond film ‘Thunderball’, with actress Martine Beswick as Paula. (Photo by Popperfoto/Getty Images)

Cinema Personalities. 1965. Sean Connery playing his most famous role as “007” in the James Bond film ‘Thunderball’, with actress Martine Beswick as Paula. (Photo by Popperfoto/Getty Images)

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The Scottish actor Sean Connery as James Bond in the film ‘Goldfinger’, directed by Guy Hamilton. (Photo by Bob Haswell/Getty Images)

The Scottish actor Sean Connery as James Bond in the film ‘Goldfinger’, directed by Guy Hamilton. (Photo by Bob Haswell/Getty Images)

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English actress Shirley Eaton covered in gold in the James Bond film ‘Goldfinger’, directed by Guy Hamilton and starring Sean Connery. (Photo by Keystone/Getty Images)

English actress Shirley Eaton covered in gold in the James Bond film ‘Goldfinger’, directed by Guy Hamilton and starring Sean Connery. (Photo by Keystone/Getty Images)

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Stage and Screen, Personalities, pic: 1964, Sean Connery playing the James Bond character and Shirley Eaton as Jill Masterson in a love scene from the film “Goldfinger” (Photo by Popperfoto/Getty Images)

Stage and Screen, Personalities, pic: 1964, Sean Connery playing the James Bond character and Shirley Eaton as Jill Masterson in a love scene from the film “Goldfinger” (Photo by Popperfoto/Getty Images)

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English actress Honor Blackman on a beach, circa 1964. Spelt out in the sand is the name of her character, Pussy (Galore), from the James Bond thriller, ‘Goldfinger’. (Photo by Terry O’Neill/Hulton Archive/Getty Images)

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English actress Honor Blackman on a beach, circa 1964. Spelt out in the sand is the name of her character, Pussy (Galore), from the James Bond thriller, ‘Goldfinger’. (Photo by Terry O’Neill/Hulton

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13th April 1963: British actor Sean Connery rehearses a scene from the James Bond Film ‘From Russia With Love’, with the Italian actress Daniela Bianchi while director Terence Young looks on. (Photo by Chris Ware/Keystone Features/Getty Images)

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13th April 1963: British actor Sean Connery rehearses a scene from the James Bond Film ‘From Russia With Love’, with the Italian actress Daniela Bianchi while director Terence Young looks on. (Photo by Chris

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1962: Glamorous Swiss actress Ursula Andress as Honey Ryder in a scene from the first James Bond movie ‘Dr No’. (Photo via John Kobal Foundation/Getty Images)

1962: Glamorous Swiss actress Ursula Andress as Honey Ryder in a scene from the first James Bond movie ‘Dr No’. (Photo via John Kobal Foundation/Getty Images)

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British author and creator of James Bond Ian Fleming (1908-1964), circa 1960. (Photo by Horst Tappe/Hulton Archive/Getty Images)

British author and creator of James Bond Ian Fleming (1908-1964), circa 1960. (Photo by Horst Tappe/Hulton Archive/Getty Images)

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circa 1960: Studio headshot portrait of British author Ian Fleming (1908-1964), the creator of James Bond, smoking a cigarette in a holder. (Photo by Horst Tappe/Hulton Archive/Getty Images)

circa 1960: Studio headshot portrait of British author Ian Fleming (1908-1964), the creator of James Bond, smoking a cigarette in a holder. (Photo by Horst Tappe/Hulton Archive/Getty Images)

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American actor Barry Nelson (as James ‘Jimmy’ Bond) sits in a chair and aims a gun at an unseen assailant as actress Linda Christian (as Valerie Mathis) rests on his shoulders in an episode of the anthology series ‘Climax’ entitled ‘Casino Royale,’ October 21, 1954. Although the character is American in this teleplay, it marks the first portrayal of Ian Fleming’s legendary British Secret Service Agent James Bond on the small screen. (Photo by CBS Photo Archive/Getty Images)

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American actor Barry Nelson (as James ‘Jimmy’ Bond) sits in a chair and aims a gun at an unseen assailant as actress Linda Christian (as Valerie Mathis) rests on his shoulders in an episode of the anthology

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LONDON – OCTOBER 14: Actor Daniel Craig is unveiled as the new actor to play the legendary British secret agent James Bond 007 in the 21st Bond film Casino Royale, at HMS President, St Katharine’s Way on October 14, 2005 in London, England. Speculation as to who might replace Pierce Brosnan (who played Bond from 1995-2002) has been fierce, with Clive Owen, Jude Law, Ewan McGregor, Colin Salmon, Colin Farrell and Goran Visnjic in the running, but the most likely candidates were whittled down to Craig and Henry Cavill until today’s decision. (Photo by Dave Hogan/Getty Images)

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LONDON – OCTOBER 14: Actor Daniel Craig is unveiled as the new actor to play the legendary British secret agent James Bond 007 in the 21st Bond film Casino Royale, at HMS President, St Katharine’s Way on

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England, 21st June 1987, Actor Timothy Dalton who plays James Bond, agent 007, in the film “The Living Daylights” arrives at the film’s London premier with co-star actress Maryam d’Abo (Photo by Popperfoto/Getty Images)

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England, 21st June 1987, Actor Timothy Dalton who plays James Bond, agent 007, in the film “The Living Daylights” arrives at the film’s London premier with co-star actress Maryam d’Abo (Photo by

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Welsh actor Timothy Dalton on the set of the James Bond film ‘The Living Daylights’, Great Britain, 6th October 1986. (Photo by Georges De Keerle/Getty Images)

Welsh actor Timothy Dalton on the set of the James Bond film ‘The Living Daylights’, Great Britain, 6th October 1986. (Photo by Georges De Keerle/Getty Images)

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Gadget switches are pictured inside a 1964 Aston Martin DB5 vehicle used by British actor Sean Connery when he played fictional spy charachter James Bond in the films ‘Goldfinger’ and ‘Thunderball,’ during a photocall in London, on October 27, 2010. James Bond’s famous Aston Martin car was expected to raise over five million dollars when it goes on sale later Wednesday, complete with gadgets including ejector seat and revolving number plates. AFP PHOTO/CARL COURT (Photo credit should read Carl Court/AFP/Getty Images)

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Gadget switches are pictured inside a 1964 Aston Martin DB5 vehicle used by British actor Sean Connery when he played fictional spy charachter James Bond in the films ‘Goldfinger’ and ‘Thunderball,’ during a

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LONDON – OCTOBER 29: Actor Daniel Craig arrives for the Royal World Premiere of the new James Bond 007 film ‘Quantum of Solace’ at the Odeon Leicester Square, on October 29, 2008 in London, England. (Photo by Dave Hogan/Getty Images)

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LONDON – OCTOBER 29: Actor Daniel Craig arrives for the Royal World Premiere of the new James Bond 007 film ‘Quantum of Solace’ at the Odeon Leicester Square, on October 29, 2008 in London, England. (Photo by

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CANNES, FRANCE: British actor Pierce Brosnan, ‘James Bond’, poses for photographers during a photocall on Cannes beach 18 May 2002 during the 55th Cannes film festival. AFP PHOTO OLIVIER LABAN-MATTEI (Photo credit should read OLIVIER LABAN-MATTEI/AFP/Getty Images)

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CANNES, FRANCE: British actor Pierce Brosnan, ‘James Bond’, poses for photographers during a photocall on Cannes beach 18 May 2002 during the 55th Cannes film festival. AFP PHOTO OLIVIER LABAN-MATTEI (Photo

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Sean Connery and Luciana Paluzzi being photographed in bed on the set of the James Bond film, ‘Thunderball’, 8th March 1965. (Photo by Harry Benson/Daily Express/Hulton Archive/Getty Images)

Sean Connery and Luciana Paluzzi being photographed in bed on the set of the James Bond film, ‘Thunderball’, 8th March 1965. (Photo by Harry Benson/Daily Express/Hulton Archive/Getty Images)

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