Octopussy’s Turban Expert – Del Singh – A video interview

Who knew? When Octopussy was being made, they found they needed someone who could tie a turban for Gobinda. And they were in Peterborough, England in 1983. Sounds like a challenge. Dan and Tom talk with Del Singh about how he ended up taking on this job with his brother. He also talks about working on Octopussy and some of the challenges he witnessed while they were filming. So, in honor of the 39th anniversary of the US release of Octopussy, let's look behind the scenes. Subscribe! Comments: info@spymovienavigator.com    
Octopussy’s Turban Expert – an interview with Del Singh

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Octopussy’s Turban Expert – an interview with Del Singh

Dan and Tom walk with Del Singh about his experience in working on OCTOPUSSY as a turban expert.  Fun Stuff!

Costumes can make or break a movie.  Eon Productions were struggling when filming Octopussy.  They couldn’t get the turbans to both look right and stay on the actor’s heads during actions scenes.  To make it even more of a challenge, they were filming near Peterborough England. What do do?

They found a turban expert, Del Singh, who happened to live in Peterborough.

Listen to this episode to hear Dan and Tom talk with Del about his experience in working on Octopussy.  Fun Stuff!

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In this interview with Del Singh, we discuss his experience with Octopussy.

  • How Eon Productions found him (this is fun)
  • How Del’s Sikh background helped him
  • Meeting Roger Moore
  • Why Del’s turbans were used and the different styles
  • What Del did during filming
  • He made HOW MUCH?
  • Roger Moore’s answers to the press about Connery’s return in Never Say Never Again
  • Dangerous stunts
  • Bond women – and a 20-year old’s impressions of working with them
  • Kabir Bedi, who played Gobinda and interactions with Del then and recently
  • And more …

 

 


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Interview w/Director & Screenwriter for ALL THE OLD KNIVES!

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Interview w/Director & Screenwriter for ALL THE OLD KNIVES!

This episode features the Director of the film, ALL THE OLD KNIVES, Janus Metz, and the Screenwriter and also the author of the novel of the same name, Olen Steinhauer!  

The new espionage movie ALL THE OLD KNIVES, has a release date of April 8, 2022, in the US on Amazon Prime Video.

We interview the Director of the film, ALL THE OLD KNIVES, Janus Metz, and the Screenwriter and also the author of the novel of the same name, Olen Steinhauer!

In this movie, two CIA agents and ex-lovers (Chris Pine and Thandiwe Newton) are brought back together years after a failed rescue attempt – and forced to blur the lines between profession and passion in this deeply riveting tale of global espionage, moral dilemma, and deadly betrayal.  Add Laurence Fishburne and Jonathan Pryce and you have one star-studded cast.

Join us for this fascinating talk!   How’d they get the title?  The cast?

Or watch and listen to this fascinating interview on our Cracking the Code of Spy Movies YouTube channel 

Check out our “ALL THE OLD KNIVES First Reactions – No Spoilers” episode to hear our thoughts on the movie (available April 6th).

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In our no-spoiler discussion of the movie All the Old Knives with director Janus Metz and screenwriter Olen Steinhauer, we discuss:

  • The chaotic first 45-seconds of the movie
  • How Olen Steinhauer turned his novel “All the Old Knives” into a screenplay
  • The use of flashbacks
  • The importance of the Director of Photography
  • How COVID impacted filming
  • How they shot airplane interiors
  • The importance of family to the story
  • The cast (Chris Pine, Thandiwe Newton, Laurence Fishbourne, and Jonathan Pryce)
  • And more …

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Brigitte Millar – Dr. Vogel in SPECTRE and No Time to Die!

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Brigitte Millar – Dr. Vogel in SPECTRE and No Time to Die!

Join Dan and Tom as they have a charming talk with Brigitte Millar, who played Dr. Vogel in SPECTRE and in No Time to Die!

Join us for a charming talk with Brigitte Millar, who played Dr. Vogel in SPECTRE and in No Time to Die!

She’s also played Emmeline Vance in Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix, she won an award for her performance as Amelia Holland in David is Dying, she joined fellow Bond alums, Benicio Del Toro, Max von Sydow, and Art Malik in The Wolfman.

Want to hear how they filmed the SPECTRE meeting in Rome where she gives her talk?  Brigitte has some great insights into the Bond movies!

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We talk with Brigitte Millar about her roles in:

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  • Spectre
  • Nox
  • Psyche the Prologue
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  • David is Dying
  • Walking the Ferryman
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From Russia With Love: The United States was far From Russia With Love in 1963 – Part Two

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A Former CIA Spy Decodes Real vs Movie Spies!

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A Former CIA Spy Decodes Real vs Movie Spies!

Andrew Bustamante, an ex-CIA spy, talks with us about the differences between real spies and movie spies!

Andrew Bustamante, an ex-CIA spy, talks with us about the differences between real spies and movie spies! This is one cool dude! You must hear this!

Can you be a spy? Listen and find out! You can take a test mission – he tells you how.

Gadgets, cars, guns!

Andrew now also teaches elite spy skills to everyday people – check out his website, EveryDaySpy.com!

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Andrew Bustamante gives us the real-world view of many spy movie tropes, including:

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James Bond’s Walther PPK w/ Firearms Expert, Tom Whiteman

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James Bond’s Walther PPK w/ Firearms Expert, Tom Whiteman

Today we talk with a weapons expert, Tom Whitehall of Legacy Collectibles – all about Major Boothroyd’s weapon of choice for James Bond!

 

James Bond!  Weapons! Berettas!  Walther PPKs, Silencers and more!  Today we talk with a weapons expert, Tom Whiteman of Legacy Collectibles – all about Major Boothroyd’s weapon of choice for James Bond!

Join Tom and Dan in a fun talk about the most famous Bond weapon, the Walther PPK!

In this podcast, we discuss some of the guns from James Bond movies, including:

  • The Walther PPK
  • Walther PP
  • Gyrojet
  • Barettas
  • How caliber affects a gun and it’s power
  • Suppressors (Silencers)
  • And more …

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Harry Palmer, Len Deighton, Billion Dollar Brain with Rob Mallows!

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Harry Palmer, Len Deighton, Billion Dollar Brain with Rob Mallows!

Rob Mallows of DeightonDossier.net joins Dan and Tom as our prelude to our Billion Dollar Brain podcast!  We talk about Len Deighton, The Ipcress File, Funeral in Berlin with a focus on Billion Dollar Brain!  

Rob Mallows of DeightonDossier.net joins Dan and Tom as our prelude to our Billion Dollar Brain podcast!  We talk about Len Deighton, The Ipcress File, Funeral in Berlin with a focus on Billion Dollar Brain!

What Deighton novel should be turned into another movie?

Listen now!

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  • How close is the movie to the book?
  • Where does the novel “Spy Story” fit in the Harry Palmer world?
  • What other Deighton novels does Rob think should be made into a movie?
  • What are Rob’s thoughts on ITV’s upcoming The Ipcress File tv series?
  • And more …

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James Bond Filming Locations Around the World – with Johannes Eklund

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James Bond Filming Locations Around the World – with Johannes Eklund

Visiting James Bond movie locations is fun, and we have the expert with us today - Johannes Eklund who runs http://www.JamesBondLocations.com ! 

Visiting James Bond movie locations is fun, and we have the expert with us today – Johannes Eklund who runs http://www.JamesBondLocations.com !  Johannes talks about his 5 holy grail Bond locations, his experience in traveling to 100s of Bond filming locations and lots more!   What a fun podcast!

Tell us what you think – leave a voice message on our website at https://www.SpyMovieNavigator.com

Or send us an email at Info@SpyMovieNavigator.com!

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Johannes Eklund takes us through his favorite James Bond filming locations, including:

  • Corfu
  • Metéora
  • Thailand
  • Czech Republic
  • Istanbul
  • and more …

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Terence Mountain – interview – was in On Her Majesty’s Secret Service, Diamonds are Forever

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Terence Mountain – interview – was in On Her Majesty’s Secret Service, Diamonds are Forever

Tom, Dan and Vicky interview Terry Mountain who was in two James Bond movies:  On Her Majesty's Secret Service and Diamonds Are Forever.

Tom, Dan and Vicky interview a mountain of a man – Terry Mountain who was in two James Bond movies:  On Her Majesty’s Secret Service (as Rafael, one of Draco’s guys fighting Bond on the beach, and other scenes) and Diamonds are Forever  (one of Blofeld’s guards) – as well as 7 episodes of The Saint, and lots more.

This is a great interview with Terry telling some really great back-stories & behind-the-scenes stories – fun stuff all the way!

Listeners:

“Loads of little inside stories and nuggets of info from Terry. I’d already heard some of his escapades at one of the SNS meet-ups, but he elaborates further here. And I whole heartedly agree with him, that Lazenby should have done more. I’m also in agreement, that OHMSS soundtrack is one of the best! – Denise

“Terry is obviously genuinely passionate about the world of Bond. He always comes across as being very real and authentic.”

“Listened to this earlier. Brilliant to hear the stories especially paying the bill one!” – Nick

Terry Mountain is one of the good guys!  Join us!

We discuss with Terry:

  • Terry’s role (Rafael) in On Her Majesty’s Secret Service (OHMSS)
    • The different filming locations with stories about each
    • Terry talks about a shot that couldn’t be shown in OHMSS
  • Terry’s friendship with George Lazenby
  • Terry’s role in Diamonds are Forever
  • Terry’s experience on the tv show The Saint with Roger Moore.
  • And More …

 


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Derek Lyons – 4 Bond movies, Star Wars, Indiana Jones – tells Back Stories!

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Derek Lyons – 4 Bond movies, Star Wars, Indiana Jones – tells Back Stories!

Derek Lyons joins Dan, Tom & Vicky on Cracking the Code of Spy Movies! He's discusses his career which includes appearing in four James Bond movies, Star Wars and Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade.

Derek Lyons joins Dan, Tom & Vicky on Cracking the Code of Spy Movies!

Derek has made appearances in:

  • Octopussy
  • A View to a Kill
  • The Living Daylights,
  • GoldenEye, and even
  • Star Wars and
  • Indiana Jones

Listen as Derek tells us some amusing back-stories about his Bond experiences, meeting Sean Connery, Pierce Brosnan and more!

Here is where you can find out more about Derek:

Derek’s website: https://www.dereklyonssite.com/

Derek on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/derek.lyons.90

Derek on Twitter: https://twitter.com/DerekLyonsActor

Derek on Instagam: @zenlyons instagram

Derek on YouTube: https://youtube.com/c/DerekLyons

 

 


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Steven Jay Rubin – The James Bond Movie Encyclopedia

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Steven Jay Rubin – The James Bond Movie Encyclopedia

Join Dan and Tom as they talk with author Steven Jay Rubin. The 4th edition of his book,  The James Bond Movie Encyclopedia  released on November 17, 2020.

 

Join Dan and Tom as they talk with author Steven Jay Rubin. The 4th edition of his book,  The James Bond Movie Encyclopedia  released on November 17, 2020 – it’s fantastic!

We discuss the process of putting this book together, including his interviews of the Who’s Who of the Bond world; Albert R. Broccoli, Harry Saltzman, Peter Hunt, George Lazenby and many others.

You’ll hear some great behind-the-scenes stories!  Lots of fun!

If you are a James Bond fan, you will definitely enjoy the discussion! It’s a must-listen!

 

 

 

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Join the fun!  This is entertaining all the way through!

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Part 2: A Talk with QUANTUM OF SOLACE Director of Photography, Roberto Schaefer, ASC, AIC

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Join Dan and Tom as they spend a couple of hours with Roberto Schaefer, Director of Photography for Quantum of Solace! This is Part 2 of a 2 part podcast with Roberto!

Join Dan and Tom as they spend a couple of hours with Roberto Schaefer, Director of Photography for Quantum of Solace!  Roberto has been the Director of Photography on some great films, including Finding Neverland, Monster’s Ball, Stay and many other great films.

In Part 2, we talk with Roberto about the team that makes a movie, a dive deeper into Quantum of Solace with some reveals(!) and lots more!  This is Part 2 of a 2-part podcast with Roberto!

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A Talk with QUANTUM OF SOLACE Director of Photography, Roberto Schaefer, ASC, AIC – Part 1

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Join Dan and Tom as they spend a couple of hours with Roberto Schaefer, ASC, AIC – Director of Photography for Quantum of Solace!  Roberto has been the Director of Photography on some great films, including Finding Neverland, Monster’s Ball, Stay and many other great films.

In Part 1, we talk with Roberto about the role of Director of Photography, his work on Quantum and lots more!  This is Part 1 of a two-part podcast with Roberto!

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  • What a Director of Photography does
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  • The prep work involved for Quantum of Solace was
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  • How Roberto got his start
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His World Never Dies – The Evolution of James Bond – in movies

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His World Never Dies – The Evolution of James Bond – in movies

His World Never Dies: The Evolution of James Bond by Dave Holcomb - is a new book on James Bond which we found to be a nice read. Dave weaves a story on how Bond has evolved over the decades with some unique insights, a treatment of masculinity, sexism, race, and a concept called the History Gyre. Join Dan and Tom as they interview the author!

His World Never Dies: The Evolution of James Bond by Dave Holcomb – is a nice read and in this podcast, we interview the author!

We read a lot of books on spies – real spies and movie spies – so we can gain a little more insight into the spy movies that we are having fun with. This book looks at Bond from a unique vantage point. Kind of a cool title considering the EON just announced the new Bond film (April 2020) is called No Time to Die!

Dave weaves a story on how Bond has evolved over the decades with some unique insights, a treatment of masculinity, sexism, race, and a very interesting concept of how history and the Bond series goes through what is called a History Gyre, which suggests that history does not only repeat itself but that it moves in an evolutionary circle. Dave suggests that the Bond films go through this same evolutionary circle. It is a great book, which we enjoyed reading, and we had a great conversation with the author, Dave Holcomb – listen now!

We’d highly recommend it, and you can find it on Amazon, just search “His World Never Dies”. Or you can click here, which will bring you to our web page that discusses the book and how you can get an autographed copy.  And please tell Dave that SpyMovieNavigator sent you when you contact him directly for the autographed copy, or when you purchase through Amazon!

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We talk to Dave Holcomb, the author of “His World Never Dies – The Evolution of James Bond” in the Movies

 

  • Dave talks about his background
  • He tells us how he got started in loving Bond and idea for the book
  • We discuss key elements of the book and key concepts that drive the book
  • We see how Bond has changed over the decades and how EON Productions has made changes to the film Bond character through the decades

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