Roger Moore : The Non-Bond Poster Gallery
Sure it’s easy to argue that Moore essentially played James Bond in practically everything before and after he received his official license to kill. Having grown up in the later Moore era of Bond put him in my field of view from an early age. He was an action star to a young kid who would look for his films once the VHS era hit allowing us to take him home for a three night rental.
Films like 1979’s Escape to Athena that placed him out front of a top flight cast.
Isn’t it ironic that he had this to say in this 1970 feature …….. “Espionage isn’t all James Bond on Her Majesty’s Secret Service. Industry goes in for it too, you know. ”
Teaming with western star Clint Walker for an outdoor adventure back in 1961.
I’m getting that James Bond feeling looking at this 1969 half sheet.
I for one really enjoy the banter Roger displayed with Tony Curtis for 24 episodes on the TV show The Persuaders. Like many one hour shows from the past, they were strung together to create movies for overseas release. Mission to Monte Carlo being one of them.
His character was Lord Brett Sinclair. “There’s no need to kneel, I’m a very democratic sort of lord. ”
Opposite Lee Marvin in Shout at the Devil.
For my money one of the most enjoyable men on a mission flicks to see is …….
On one hand this action flick was known in some quarters as North Sea Hijack.
In others it was simply titled, ffolkes.