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Schilthornbahn AG celebrates 50th anniversary


June 20, 2017


On Saturday, 17 June 2017, around 400 people celebrated the 50th anniversary of the Schilthornbahn AG. The public celebration in the village center of Mürren was well visited. In the evening, the 250 invited guests were treated to culinary delights on Piz Gloria summit. June 2017 marks the 50th anniversary that the Birg – Schilthorn section …

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Composer John Barry to receive memorial plaque


June 14, 2017


John Barrys music is loved around the world and with scoring a total of eleven James Bond films, he shaped the sound of 007 like no other. Mixing classical, pop and jazz elements, Barry was one of the most successful film composers of the later twentieth century with over 120 scores for cinema and television and five …

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Concerns about Bond-Girl Karin Dor


June 10, 2017


She was the heroine in the Edgar Wallace and Karl May films, shared the screen with legends such as Christopher Lee and is known to Bond fans for portraying treacherous Bond-Girl Helga Brandt in ‘You Only Live Twice’. Now 79, concerns are growing for the health of feisty Karin Dor It was on a holiday …

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The console-Bond through the ages


January 19, 2013


While film tie-ins are expected these days, few games can attest to having their origins found in novels, and fewer still can claim to have outgrown those origins and become a success in their own right. James Bond has gone on to become a cinema sensation, most recently with the record-breaking Skyfall; as any good …

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Daniel Craig Double from Germany


January 2, 2013

His Name is Dongmann – Reiner Dongmann. His looks are so similar to Daniel Craig that one wants to adress him with the proper words: „Bond – James Bond!“ Rainer Dongmann from Duisburg-Walsum could be mistaken for 007 actor Daniel Craig and is in great demand as a double. Not for the films, but for …

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Bond Girl Glamour Highlights


December 20, 2012


Since I recently mentioned the number of dress changes of Fatima Blush in “Never say Never Again”, I was reminded of some Bond Girl Glamour Highlights from 50 years of 007 that I always regarded as outstanding. And without further ado, here they are in chronological order. Luciana Paluzzi as Fiona Volpe  in  “THUNDERBALL” Claudine …

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