Corgi James Bond Aston Martin DB5...and other well-loved toys

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Nice double use of the "Over and Out" radio faux pas. Would have been nice to have a couple of Roger's and Wilco's in for good measure :-D

On to the link....hope its not too tenuous.

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GiveMeABreak wrote:
24 Aug 2019, 21:50


and as I know that Neil likes a bit of Trivia - can anyone make the connection between this scene and Gerry Anderson's TV Sci-Fi show UFO from which the Dinky Interceptors come from a few posts ago?
Well there is a Pinewood Studios link between "The Spy who Loved Me" and Gerry and Sylvia Andersons UFO Tv Series. but are you thinking something more specific?



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Yes, I think you'd have to be a fan to get it -

An actor that played an integral role in UFO, who had a very brief part in the The Spy who Loved Me - specifically in the clip I linked to earlier....

The actor can also be seen very briefly in this UFO intro sequence - which also gives me an excuse to play the title sequence. You may also notice the cars.... the Citroen CX would of been ideal for this, but alas no - nothing so grand I'm afraid!


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As for those cars in UFO.... apparently Dave Lee Travis, a fan of the series bought the one that Commander Straker (Ed Bishop) drove in the series.
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In reality, the cars were built on a modified Zephyr - Zodiac Mk IV and were fitted with a Ford Escort engine and gearbox!

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....and featuring an IBM golfball typewriter! Now that takes me back...

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Michael Billington.....without looking at the Spoiler, but would never have got it.

https://www.imdb.com/name/nm0082545/?ref_=ttfc_fc_cl_t3

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Well done - the Australian bloke who captains the sub (mainly as they all switch roles) was also the bloke from the "All because the lady loves Milk Tray" adverts in the 70s - the one dressed all in black like a thief:


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GiveMeABreak wrote:
25 Aug 2019, 03:41
Well done - the Australian bloke who captains the sub (mainly as they all switch roles) was also the bloke from the "All because the lady loves Milk Tray" adverts in the 70s - the one dressed all in black like a thief:
Nice, and of course I do remember those adverts from the 1970's! As I was trying to find the link I put both "The Spy who loved me" and "UFO" on IMDB...trivia..and I can tell you that...

The Spy Who Loved me was the last movie to be seen by Elvis :-D

"Elvis Presley saw this movie on Wednesday, August 10, 1977 during a special viewing at the General Cinema in Whitehaven"

Yes not West Cumbria......but Tennessee

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