Screening: On Her Majesty’s Secret Service (1969) At The TCM Festival.

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ohmss poster sizedGeorge Lazenby will introduce my favorite James Bond movie, On Her Majesty’s Secret Service (1969), during the TCM Film Festival in March. This was just announced, so there’s no date or time yet.

There are so many things that make this a special Bond film. Lazenby himself, who I wish had stuck with the franchise. A great Blofeld (Telly Savales) and a terrific Bond girl (Diana Rigg). John Barry’s best Bond score. Peter Hunt’s tight direction. The incredible ski and bobsled sequences. The 1969 Aston Martin DBS. And a mean streak a mile wide (a guy falls into the path of a snow plow). It seems weird to call a James Bond picture a cult film, but this one fits the bill.

The Stalking Moon offers up a great blog post on the many merits of OHMSS.

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Filed under 1969, George Lazenby, James Bond, Screenings, TCM

One response to “Screening: On Her Majesty’s Secret Service (1969) At The TCM Festival.

  1. Thanks for the plug, Toby! Heard Lazenby was on good ribald form in his talk before the film screening. Would’ve loved to have been there to see the best Bond on a big screen!

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