Bond at 50 - The Girls - The New Indian Express

Bond at 50 - The Girls

  • This undated publicity photo provided by United Artists and Danjaq, LLC shows Ursula Andress in a scene from the James Bond 1962 film, 'Dr. No.' When Ursula Andress emerged from the sea, curves glistening, with a dagger strapped to her bikini in 1962's 'Dr. No', she made the Bond girl an instant icon. (AP Photo/United Artists and Danjaq, LLC)
  • This undated publicity photo provided by United Artists and Danjaq, LLC shows Molly Peters and Sean Connery in a scene from the James Bond 1965 film, 'Thunderball'. Initially, Bond girls were part of the aesthetic of the series. They had more transient roles. (AP Photo/United Artists and Danjaq, LLC)
  • In this Dec. 22, 1965 file photo, Claudine Auger, the latest James Bond girl, stars with Sean Connery in the James Bond 1965 film, 'Thunderball'. Whatever their role, Bond girls must always be inarguably beautiful. (AP Photo)
  • This undated publicity photo provided by United Artists and Danjaq, LLC shows Karin Dor in a scene from the James Bond 1967 film, 'You Only Live Twice'. Initially, Bond girls were part of the aesthetic of the series. They had more transient roles. (AP Photo/United Artists and Danjaq, LLC)
  • This undated publicity photo provided by United Artists and Danjaq, LLC shows Jill St. John from the James Bond 1971 film, "Diamonds Are Forever." Initially, Bond girls were part of the aesthetic of the series. They had more transient roles. (AP Photo/United Artists and Danjaq, LLC)
  • This undated publicity photo provided by United Artists and Danjaq, LLC shows Roger Moore, center, with Maud Adams, left, and Britt Ekland, from the James Bond 1974 film, 'The Man with the Golden Gun'. Whatever their role, Bond girls still must be inarguably beautiful (AP Photo/United Artists and Danjaq, LLC)
  • In this Aug. 17, 1984 file photo, actor Roger Moore, alias British secret agent James Bond, is seen with his co-stars Tanya Roberts, and Grace Jones, right, in front of Chateau de Chantilly, on the set of the 007 action film 'A View to a Kill', near Paris, France. (AP Photo/Alexis Duclos, File)
  • This undated publicity photo provided by United Artists and Danjaq, LLC shows Grace Jones as May Day from the James Bond 1985 film, "A View to a Kill." Modern Bond girls also present a more formidable challenge to the suave secret agent. (AP Photo/United Artists and Danjaq, LLC)
  • This undated publicity photo provided by United Artists and Danjaq, LLC shows Talisa Soto, left, and Carey Lowell in the James Bond 1989 film, "Licence to Kill." Always glamorous and sophisticated, yet uniquely susceptible to James Bond's flirtations, the Bond girl over the years has become as compelling as Agent 007 himself, and not just for the way she fills out a swimsuit. (AP Photo/United Artists and Danjaq, LLC)
  • This undated publicity photo provided by United Artists and Danjaq, LLC shows Honor Blackman as Pussy Galore in the James Bond 1995 film, "GoldenEye." Initially, Bond girls were part of the aesthetic of the series. (AP Photo/United Artists and Danjaq, LLC)
  • This undated publicity file photo provided by BMW, shows Pierce Brosnan, as Bond, and Michelle Yeoh, as the Bond-girl, Wai Lin, in a scene from the James Bond 1997 movie "Tomorrow Never Dies." Who qualifies as a Bond girl has also changed over the years, as the blue-eyed, buxom blonde has given way to more diverse leading ladies, including Michelle Yeoh (“Tomorrow Never Dies”) and Halle Berry (“Die Another Day”). Modern Bond girls also present a more formidable challenge to the suave secret agent. (AP Photo/BMW)
  • This undated publicity photo provided by United Artists and Danjaq, LLC shows Halle Berry in a scene from the James Bond 2002 film, "Die Another Day." Who qualifies as a Bond girl has also changed over the years, as the blue-eyed, buxom blonde has given way to more diverse leading ladies, including Michelle Yeoh (“Tomorrow Never Dies”) and Halle Berry (“Die Another Day”). Women use their presentation and their wiles to outsmart Bond. (AP Photo/United Artists and Danjaq, LLC)
  • In this publicity file photo provided by Sony Pictures, Daniel Craig, right, appears with Eva Green in the 2006 James Bond film, "Casino Royale." Whatever their role, Bond girls still must be inarguably beautiful. (AP Photo/Sony Pictures/Jay Maidment, File)
  • This undated publicity photo provided by Sony Pictures shows Judi Dench playing the head of MI6, "M," in the newest James Bond film "Casino Royale." The greatest change in women's position in the Bond saga, is that the agent's boss, M, is a woman. (AP Photo/Sony Pictures, Jay Maidment, File)
  • In this undated publicity file photo provided by New Line Cinema, Mike Myers, right, and Verne J. Troyer perform in a scene from New Line Cinema's comedy 'Austin Powers: The Spy Who Shagged Me'. The movie, a James Bond spoof, stars Mike Myers as the sexually charged man of mystery. The 'Austin Powers' movies have done the best Bond parodies. (AP Photo/New Line Cinema, K. Wright, HO, File)

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