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GRAHAM RYE BIOGRAPHY

 
Graham Rye biography The complete professional biography of 007 MAGAZINE editor, designer and publisher GRAHAM RYE. A fully illustrated background of the man who made James Bond his career!
The World of James Bond 007 - Paris Motor Show 1996 'The World of James Bond 007' at The 1996 Paris Motor Show - a 40,000 square foot exhibition designed by GRAHAM RYE and visited by over one million people.
The James Bond Girls by Graham Rye 1999 Edition The James Bond Girls by GRAHAM RYE.
Take a complete look inside the picture-packed 1999 edition!
 

007 MAGAZINE HISTORY

 
007 MAGAZINE History

The complete illustrated history of 007 MAGAZINE.

 

007 MAGAZINE PROPS ARCHIVE

 
Props Archive PROPS ARCHIVE

Discover how the 007 MAGAZINE Archive has been active in saving
many James Bond film props from destruction for the enjoyment of
future generations of 007 enthusiasts.

The Diamonds Are Forever Moon Buggy The Diamonds Are Forever MOON BUGGY

Discover how GRAHAM RYE saved the Diamonds Are Forever Moon Buggy
from destruction and had it restored to its original 1971 condition.

 

007 MAGAZINE EVENTS

Over the years, GRAHAM RYE and 007 MAGAZINE have organised a number of James Bond conventions and themed events - take a look back at the early days of 007 'fandom'.

   
1981 Event

1981 – The James Bond British Fan Club International Convention
at The Westmoreland Hotel at Lords.


GUESTS: Desmond Llewelyn, Walter Gotell, Sue Vanner, Cassandra Harris (accompanied by husband Pierce Brosnan), Alkis Kritikos, Maurice Binder, Burt Kwouk, Wing Commander Ken Wallis (with ‘Little Nellie’), ‘James Bond In The Cinema’ author John Brosnan, Don McLauchlan (Lotus Cars Limited).


1982 Event 1982 – The James Bond British Fan Club International Convention
at The Wembley Conference Centre.


GUESTS: Peter Hunt, Maurice Binder, Christopher Wood, John Gardner, John McLusky,
Syd Cain, and Fred Haggerty.

1989 Event

1989 – Licence To Kill Press Screening at the Odeon Leicester Square and
launch of the first edition of Graham Rye’s book The James Bond Girls.

200 JB007FC Members attend Press Screening of Licence To Kill.


1990 Event

1990 – Thunderball 25th Anniversary screening at The National Film Theatre.

GUESTS: Terence Young, Molly Peters, George Leech, John Stears, Syd Cain, Maurice Binder, Claudine Auger. The screening was followed by a private anniversary dinner at Oscar’s attended by the celebrity guests.


1990 Pinewood Event

1990 – The James Bond 007 International Fan Club Weekend Convention
at Pinewood Studios featuring the largest collection of James Bond props
ever assembled!


GUESTS: Desmond Llewelyn, Maurice Binder, Peter Lamont, Syd Cain, Molly Peters, Wing Commander Ken Wallis, Carole Ashby, and Oscar-winner John Stears.


1992 NFT Event

1992 – Special screening of You Only Live Twice and
On Her Majesty's Secret Service
at The National Film Theatre.


GUESTS: Syd Cain, George Leech, Wing Commander Ken Wallis.


1992 Pinewood Event 1992 – James Bond In The Cinema 30th Anniversary Event at Pinewood Studios.

GUESTS: Madeline Smith, Paul Weston, George Leech, Derek Meddings, Iris Rose, Vladek Sheybal, Desmond Llewelyn, Burt Luxford, Joe Fitt, Jan Williams, Syd Cain, Iris Rose, Wing Commander Ken Wallis (with 'Little Nellie').


1993 NFT Event 1993 – The James Bond 007 International Fan Club at The National Film Theatre
‘Bond at the BBC’ (screening of Whicker’s World – the making of You Only Live Twice and Omnibus – Ian Fleming Creator of the James Bond Myth).

1993 Pinewood Event 1993 – The James Bond 007 Fan Club ‘Diamonds Are Forever 22-Carat Christmas Special Lunch’, Pinewood Studios (held partly in aid of Guide
Dogs For The Blind
). 

GUESTS: Lois Maxwell, Desmond Llewelyn, Paul Weston, Syd Cain, Iris Rose.


1994 Pinewood Event

1994 – The James Bond 007 Fan Club On Her Majesty’s Secret Service
Christmas Lunch, Pinewood Studios.


GUESTS: George Lazenby, Lois Maxwell, Desmond Llewelyn, Eunice Gayson, George Leech, Alf Joint, Paul Weston, and Oscar-winner Norman Wanstall.


1995 Planet Hollywood Event

1995 – The James Bond 007 Fan Club celebrate the new James Bond film GoldenEye and the re-publication of Graham Rye’s book The James Bond Girls at Planet Hollywood, London.

GUESTS: Joe Robinson, Eunice Gayson, Kate Gayson, Norman Wanstall.
200 JB007FC Members attend Press Screening of GoldenEye.


1996 Pinewood Event

1996 – The James Bond 007 International Fan Club 4th Annual Christmas
Lunch (Gold theme), Pinewood Studios.


GUESTS: Christopher Lee, Shirley Eaton, Tania Mallet, Guy Hamilton, Norman Wanstall, Lois Maxwell and Desmond Llewelyn.  All 200 JB007FC members attending this event were each given a ‘surprise’ ticket to attend the Cubby Broccoli memorial event at the Odeon Leicester Square the following day.


1997 Event

1997 – The James Bond 007 International Fan Club 5th Annual Christmas
Lunch celebrates the opening of the new James Bond film Tomorrow Never Dies and the re-publication of Graham Rye’s book The James Bond Girls at
Planet Hollywood, London.

GUESTS: Shirley Eaton and Caroline Munro.
200 JB007IFC members attend Press Screening of Tomorrow Never Dies. 


1998 Pinewood Event

1998 – The James Bond 007 International Fan Club 6th Annual Lunch
(You Only Live Twice theme), Pinewood Studios.


GUESTS: Ken Adam, Norman Wanstall, Desmond Llewelyn, Wing Commander Ken Wallis.


1999 Event

1999 – The James Bond 007 International Fan Club 7th Christmas Lunch,
Café de Paris, London. Celebrate the opening of the new James Bond film
The World Is Not Enough
and launched the re-publication of Graham Rye’s
all-new pictorial edition of his book The James Bond Girls.

GUESTS: Martine Beswicke, Molly Peters, Jan Williams, Sarah Donohue.
200 JB007IFC ticket holders attended Press Screening of The World Is Not Enough.


2005 Event

2005 – James Bond comic strip artist HORAK attends a signing at The
Cinema Store and Reception at Kettners Restaurant in London.


GUESTS: Yaroslav Horak, Syd Cain, Sydney Jordan, Sylvan Mason.


2005 Event

2005 – Ursula Andress and Oscar-winner Norman Wanstall are among the guests attending AUTOGRAPHICA 2005.

GUESTS: Ursula Andress, Norman Wanstall, Guy Hamilton, Joe Robinson, Mai Ling, Clifton James, Julian Glover, John Terry, Priscilla Barnes, Terence Mountain.