Modern Marvels

Season 9 Episode 46

More Bond Gadgets

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Aired Wednesday 10:00 PM Dec 02, 2002 on The History Channel
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More Bond Gadgets
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He's everyone's favorite spy, the man with a woman in every port and a gadget in every pocket! No villain is too strong, no situation too tough for His Majesty's Secret Agent, thanks to his wits, cunning, and the best toys on the silver screen. History Channel cameras travel from the Arizona desert to the British countryside to find the best Bond gadgets--including amazing footage from inside the cockpit of the world's smallest jet and rare home movies taken on the underwater set of Thunderball.moreless
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    • TRIVIA (4)

      • In Live and Let Die, Bond filmmakers used 28 different boats to create the massive chase scene, including boats that ran into trees, and other boats... and not always on purpose.

      • To guarantee the safety of the driver in the AMC Hornet stunt, Bond producers had two divers in the river, as well as a heavy lifting crane that could quickly lift the car from the murky water.

      • When Sean Connery left the role of James Bond after Diamond Are Forever he said, "never again." Years later, after being convinced to make another Bond movie, his wife gave the new film its title, Never Say Never Again.

      • In the film Octopussy, James Bond must transport the ACROSTAR Jet on the ground without being noticed. He winds up towing the tiny plane inside a horse trailer.

    • QUOTES (1)

      • Narrator: The gadgets in James Bond films are the best the movie world has to offer. They push the limits of technological wizardry and stunt work like no one else. When the lights go down in the theater audiences always know they're about to see movie making magic thank to: The Gadgets of James Bond.

    • NOTES (1)

      • Producer: Tom Jennings
        Director: Tom Jennings
        Executive Producer: Robert Kirk
        Executive Producer: Rob Lihani
        Co-Producer: Martha Sloan
        Editor: Matt Stevenson
        Narrator: Harlan Saperstein
        Camera: Mike Braden
        Camera: Norm Johnson
        Camera: John Kavanaugh
        Camera: Jordan Klein, Jr.
        Camera: Eric Marquis
        Camera: David Parades
        Field Audio: Josh Bertram
        Field Audio: Christine Black
        Field Audio: Charlie Ethridge
        Field Audio: Bill Kaplan
        Field Audio: Geoff Price
        Online Editor: Eric Notti
        Assistant Editor: Keith Reiner
        Clearance Supervisor: Valerie Sheldon
        Post Production Supervisor: Matthew Duclos
        Assistant Clearance Coordinator: Yvonne Fannon
        Production Accountant: Donna Amato
        Production Associate: Nicole Caprio
        Production Associate: Abe Scheuermann
        Music: Alan Ett Music Group
        Post Production Audio: Media City Sound
        Re-recording Mixer: Paul Ray

        Thanks:
        Beaulieu Motor Museum
        Margaret Rowles
        Doug Redenius
        International Spy Museum
        Jenifer Saxon
        Museum of Flying
        Dan Ryan

        Production Services: Documentary Broadcasting Company, INC
        Executive in Charge of Production: Ann J. Hackett
        Executive Producer: Beth Dietrich-Segarra

        Produced by Digital Ranch

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