Sean Connery – The First Ever Bond

bond1_003Here we are talking about the first Bond Sir Sean Connery who was selected to perform fictional character of a spy agent of Ian Fleming’s novel. He was born on Aug. 25, 1930 in Edinburgh, Scotland, he was a hard worker and at the age of 13 he delivers the milk before going to school. In 1946, he decided to join Royal Navy for 12 years but then enforced to leave due to stomach ulcers problems. After Coming from the navy he worked as a driver, laborer, and artist’s model. He was also a solid footballer, and at the age of 23 he had to choose his profession either as a footballer or an actor and due to his interest he favored to be an actor.e first Bond Sir Sean Connery who was selected to perform fictional character of a spy agent of Ian Fleming’s novel. He was born on Aug. 25, 1930 in Edinburgh, Scotland, he was a hard worker and at the age of 13 he delivers the milk before going to school. In 1946, he decided to join Royal Navy for 12 years but then enforced to leave due to stomach ulcers problems. After Coming from the navy he worked as a driver, laborer, and artist’s model. He was also a solid footballer, and at the age of 23 he had to choose his profession either as a footballer or an actor and due to his interest he favored to be an actor.

Connery spotted in many films and television series including No Road Back, Anna Karenina, Macbeth, Another time, Another Place, The Frightened City and The Longest Day, after performing the key role in all of these he performed his best known role the James Bond, he played unique and violent character of Bond 007 quite well and made his impact on viewers. Overall six actors were introduce till now as James Bond but Sir Connery has its own respect and he also portrayed majority Bond movies (seven movies).

We are giving tribute Sir Connery by discussing his role in all of his Bond movies.

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Dr. No: (1962)

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In the movie, he performed the role of top agent who is send to Jamacia to solve an interesting mission of a mysterious murder of his fellow agent. Do. No was not the first novel of Ian Fleming it was Casino Royale but director took some connection in the movie from it. The movie was made in low budget $1.1 million, but it achieved great success which leads it to be the longest running franchise in cinema history (more than 50 years). It was directed by Terence Young. Due to the great story direction and tremendous work by Sean Connery film attain great financial success it generate more      than $59.5 worldwide which was the great achievement. 

From Russia with Love: (1963)

After the success of Dr. No, Eon Production also made the second James Bond by doubling the budget than the previous movie. In this film, Bond was assign to find Russian decoding machine called Lektor earlier than evil SPECTRE organization. The film was directed on the base of Ian Fleming’s same name novel of the year 1957. Directed by Terence Young the movie hit cinema on October 1963, after beating the record of Dr. No it earn more than $78 million in world box office.

GoldFinger: (1964)

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We are talking about the third Bond film and star Sean Connery too. It was the first film to achieve an Academy Award. This time again the budget of the film increases and its financial success too film generate more than $124.9 million worldwide. The film based on the Ian Fleming’s novel and new director Guy Hamilton was introduced in this film. In this film Bond again assist on a mission to save the world by finding Auric Goldfinger before it discover to Fort Knox because they were planning to obliterate the world economy by misusing this Goldfinger.

Thunderball: (1965)

This is the fourth film in Bond history and for Connery in which he as Bond assist on a mission to get two Nato atomic which has the value of £100 millions in diamond, they were stolen by Spectire and Bond was ordered to catch them without destroying any city in England or US. This is the first film shoot in widescreen. This film also based on Fleming’s same name novel and Terence Young return as a director in the film. It earned more than $141.2 by exceeding all earnings of previous three films.

You Only Live Twice: (1967)

Fifth James Bond and star Connery film as MI6 agent, yeah the film has the same name of Fleming spy novel but this time it is hardly based on its story, they made an entirely new story after getting some characters and ideas from the book. After the release of the film, it was announced that Sean Connery is retiring from the role of James bond, but he came back after On Her Majesty’s Secret Service. The film budget is more than all previous films $10.1 million it achieved financial success and positive reviews but it manage to generate only $101 million less than his previous two films.

Diamonds Are Forever: (1971)

In this film Bond has to stop and catch diamond smugglers & stall Blofeld; whose plan was to destroy Washington Dc. For that reason,  he changed his looks and identity as Peter Franks and defeated his enemies after joining them as a smuggler. Connery made his comeback in the film it was his sixth and overall seventh Bond film. The film based on the same name of Fleming spy novel, it was produced by Harry Saltzman, Albert R. Broccoli and Guy Hamilton second chance to direct Bond Film.

Never Say Never Again: (1983)

Sir Connery returned after 12 years for his last Bond movie, Bond’s mission was to get Tomahawk cruise missiles back and to kill Stavro Blofeld It was based on Fleming’s novel  Thunderball which was earlier adapted in 1965 too. Due to the majority of Bond films Eon Production did not produce the film It was produced by an Independent company and Kevin McClory (original writer of Thunderball movie with Ian Fleming and Jack Whittingha) was also the member of that company. Film budget was more than all movies and the result was same too it got commercial success and generated more than $160 at the worldwide box office.

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