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Book Vs Movie Podcast

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Book Vs. Movie is the podcast that ponders the question: "Which was better...the book or the movie?" We spoil away the details, uncover the plot points, discuss casting choices and shower with praise (or pummel with snark) as we see fit. Hosts are Margo P. (She's Nacho Mama's Blog) and Margo D. (Cre… read more


Book Vs Movie "On Her Majesty's Secret Service"

  Book Vs Movie  On Her Majesty’s Secret Service The 1964 Ian Fleming Novel Vs the 1969 Film Featuring George Lazenby   The Margos are feeling shaken and not stirred talking again about Ian Fleming and his most famous character--James Bond. For this episode, we are covering On Her Majesty’s Secret Service  (OHMSS) which was published in 1963 and the 1969 adaptation starring Australian George Lazenby who remains the youngest Bond ever cast and he stands out as having only played the part for one film.  In OHMSS, (the second in a “Blofeld Trilogy”) James Bond seems to have matured and has even decided to enter a monogamous relationship with Contessa Tracy who comes from an unusual background. This is a more emotional Bond who wants to be a hero to Tracy and even turns down a $1million dowry from her father (Draco) because his feelings for her are sincere.  In the meantime, Bond fights bad guys, meets a group of brainwashed women, skis to the rescue and gets married. All of this action is matched with a movie that only received fair reviews at the time but is now seen as one of the better 007 films.  In this episode, we talk about the many differences between the original book & the movie to decide which we like better.  In this ep the Margos discuss: The backstory of Ian Fleming The basic differences between book & movie  The cast of the movie which includes George Lazenby as Bond, Diana Rigg (Tracy,) Telly Savalas (Blofeld,) Gabrielle Ferzetti (Draco,) Ilse Steppat (Irma Bunt,) Lois Maxwell (Moneypenny,) George Baker (Sir Hilary Bray,) Bernard Lee (M,)  Desmond Llewelyn (Q.)  Clips Featured: On Her Majesty’s Secret Service trailer George Lazenby at BAFTA Tribute to James Bond in 2002 (with Michael Parkinson) George Lazenby's first scene as Bond Outro music “On Her Majesty’s Secret Service” composed by John Barry.  Join our Patreon page to help support the show!  Book Vs. Movie podcast Twitter @bookversusmovie Email us at   Brought to you by You can sign up for a FREE 30-day trial here   Margo D. @BrooklynFitChik Margo P. @ShesNachoMama

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