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EON Productions is a film production company known for producing the James Bond film series. The company operates from Pinewood Studios and is a subsidiary of Danjaq, LLC, the holding company responsible for the copyright and trademarks to the Bond characters and elements on screen. The James Bond 007 gun logo James Bond, also known as 007 (pronounced double-oh seven), is a fictional British spy introduced by writer Ian Fleming in 1953. ... Pinewood Studios is a major British film studio situated approximately 20 miles west of London among the pine trees on what was the estate of Heatherden Hall, near the village of Iver Heath, Buckinghamshire. ... Danjaq, LLC (formerly Danjaq S.A.) is the holding company responsible for the copyright and trademarks to the characters, elements, and other related material to James Bond on screen. ...


EON was started by film producers Albert R. Broccoli and Harry Saltzman in 1961. In 1975 after nine Bond films, Harry Saltzman sold his shares of Danjaq to United Artists (the then-current Bond series distributor). In 1996 Albert R. Broccoli died, although EON Productions is still owned by the Broccoli family, specifically Albert R. Broccoli's daughter, Barbara Broccoli, and his stepson, Michael G. Wilson, who are the current producers of the James Bond films. Albert Romolo Broccoli (April 5, 1909–June 27, 1996) known to millions of movie fans as Cubby Broccoli (a nickname used by a cousin), produced more than forty movies, but will be remembered by most for his contribution to one of the most successful film franchises in history, James Bond. ... Harry Saltzman (October 27, 1915 - September 28, 1994) was a film producer best known for co-producing the James Bond film series with Albert R. Broccoli until selling his share of the franchise to United Artists in 1975. ... 1961 (MCMLXI) was a common year starting on Sunday (link will take you to calendar). ... 1975 (MCMLXXV) was a common year starting on Wednesday (the link is to a full 1975 calendar). ... The current United Artists logo. ... 1996 (MCMXCVI) is a leap year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar, and was designated the International Year for the Eradication of Poverty. ... Barbara Broccoli (born June 18, 1960) is the daughter of the famous James Bond producer Albert R. Broccoli. ... Michael G. Wilson (born 1943) is the stepson of the late James Bond producer Albert R. Broccoli and half brother to current James Bond producer, Barbara Broccoli. ...


The trademarks for the film properties (beginning with Dr. No) are copyrighted by Danjaq and United Artists Corporation, whose parent company, the Sony-MGM consortium, distributes the Bond series. 2002 reissue of the original novel. ...


Since their first film, Dr. No in 1962, there has only been one film made by EON Productions that wasn't a part of the Bond series; Call Me Bwana starring Bob Hope. 2002 reissue of the original novel. ... 1962 (MCMLXII) was a common year starting on Monday (link will take you to calendar). ... Call Me Bwana is a 1963 farce starring Bob Hope. ... Bob Hope receiving an (honorary) Oscar Leslie Townes Hope, KBE (May 29, 1903 – July 27, 2003), otherwise known as Bob Hope, was a famous American entertainer who appeared in vaudeville, on Broadway, on radio and television, in movies and in U.S. Army concerts. ...


In 2000, EON productions served a cease-and-desist letter to Cheapass Games to get them to stop using the name "Mr. Bond" in the title of their game Before I Kill You, Mr. Bond. In 2004, the game was reissued under the title James Ernest's Totally Renamed Spy Game. This article is about the year 2000. ... Cease-and-desist is a legal term meaning essentially stop: It is used in demands for a person or organization to stop doing something (to cease and desist from doing it). ... Cheapass Games is a game company founded and run by American game designer James Ernest. ... Before I Kill You, Mr. ...


In 2004 Electronic Arts developed a video game with the James Bond licence titled Everything or Nothing, which was thought to be named after the production company. Up until his death, Albert R. Broccoli had always denied that "EON" stood for anything specifically. 2004 (MMIV) was a leap year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ... To meet Wikipedias quality standards, this article or section may require cleanup. ... A computer game is a game composed of a computer-controlled virtual universe that players interact with in order to achieve a defined goal or set of goals. ... Everything or Nothing is a third-person shooter video game, where the player controls Ian Flemings master spy, James Bond. ...


James Bond series

2002 reissue of the original novel. ... See also: 1961 in film 1962 1963 in film 1960s in film years in film film // Events Dr. No launches the James Bond film series, the longest-running motion picture franchise of all time, running more than 40 years. ... A 2002 Penguin Books paperback edition From Russia with Love, published in 1957, is the fifth James Bond novel written by Ian Fleming. ... See also: 1962 in film 1963 1964 in film 1960s in film years in film film Events June 12 — Cleopatra starring Elizabeth Taylor, Rex Harrison and Richard Burton premieres at the Rivoli Theatre in New York City. ... 2002 Penguin Books paperback edition Goldfinger, published in 1959, is the seventh James Bond novel written by Ian Fleming. ... See also: 1963 in film 1964 1965 in film 1960s in film years in film film // Events January 29 - The film Dr. Strangelove is released. ... 2003 Penguin Books paperback edition There is also a game in the UK National Lottery called Thunderball Thunderball is the ninth novel in Ian Flemings James Bond series. ... See also: 1964 in film 1965 1966 in film 1960s in film years in film film // Events Top grossing films North America Mary Poppins The Sound of Music, starring Julie Andrews Goldfinger My Fair Lady Whats New Pussycat? Shenandoah The Sandpiper Father Goose Academy Awards Best Picture: The Sound... 2003 Penguin Books paperback edition You Only Live Twice is the twelfth novel by Ian Fleming featuring James Bond, secret agent 007; it was published in 1964, around the time Fleming died. ... See also: 1966 in film 1967 1968 in film 1960s in film years in film film // Events December 26 - The Beatles Magical Mystery Tour airs on British television. ... 2003 Penguin Books paperback edition On Her Majestys Secret Service is the eleventh James Bond novel by Ian Fleming, published in 1963. ... See also: 1968 in film 1969 1970 in film 1960s in film years in film film Events Cannes Film Festival opens, but closes in support of a French general strike without awarding any prizes. ... A 2002 Penguin Books paperback edition Diamonds Are Forever, published in 1956, is the fourth James Bond novel written by Ian Fleming. ... See also: 1970 in film 1971 1972 in film 1970s in film years in film film // Events February 8 - Bob Dylans hour long documentary film, Eat the Document, premieres at New Yorks Academy of Music. ... 2002 Penguin Books paperback edition Live and Let Die is the second James Bond novel by Ian Fleming, first published in 1954. ... See also: 1972 in film 1973 1974 in film 1970s in film years in film film Events The Marx Brothers Zeppo Marx divorces his second wife, Barbara Blakely. ... 2004 Penguin Books paperback edition The Man with the Golden Gun is the thirteenth and final James Bond novel written by Ian Fleming and published posthumously in the United Kingdom and the United States by Glidrose Productions, in 1965. ... See also: 1973 in film 1974 1975 in film 1970s in film years in film film // Events February 7 - Blazing Saddles is released in USA May 1 - George Lucas creates the first draft of what would eventually become Star Wars Episode IV: A New Hope. ... 2003 Penguin Books paperback edition The Spy Who Loved Me is a James Bond novel by Ian Fleming first published in 1962. ... See also: 1976 in film 1977 1978 in film 1970s in film years in film film // Events In the Academy Awards, Peter Finch, Faye Dunaway and Beatrice Straight win Best Actor and Actress and Supporting Actress awards for Network. ... A 2002 Penguin Books paperback edition Moonraker is the third James Bond novel written by Ian Fleming. ... // Events March 5 - Production begins on The Empire Strikes Back, the first sequel to Star Wars. ... 2003 Penguin Books paperback edition For Your Eyes Only is a collection of James Bond short stories by Ian Fleming, first published in 1960. ... See also: 1980 in film 1981 1982 in film 1980s in film years in film film Events January 19 - Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer acquires beleaguered concurrent United Artists. ... Octopussy is a short story by Ian Fleming and the title of the thirteenth James Bond film made by EON Productions, as well as a character in the film. ... See also: 1982 in film 1983 1984 in film 1980s in film years in film film // Events February 11 - The Rolling Stones concert film Lets Spend the Night Together opens in New York Top grossing films North America Star Wars Episode VI: Return of the Jedi Tootsie Trading Places... A View to a Kill, released in 1985, is the fourteenth entry in the James Bond series of films made by EON Productions, and the last to star Roger Moore as British Secret Service Agent, Commander James Bond. ... See also: 1984 in film, other events of 1985, 1986 in film, list of years in film. Events Top grossing films Back to the Future, starring Michael J. Fox, Christopher Lloyd and Lea Thompson Rambo: First Blood Part II, starring Sylvester Stallone Rocky IV, starring Sylvester Stallone The Color Purple... The Living Daylights is a James Bond short story written by Ian Fleming, first published in the first color magazine supplement of the Sunday Times newspaper, on February 4, 1962, and later reprinted in Argosy magazine, under the title Berlin Escape. In 1966 it was the second story in the... See also: 1986 in film, other events of 1987, 1988 in film, list of years in film. // Events May 9 - Actor Tom Cruise marries actress Mimi Rogers. ... Licence to Kill (released in the United States as License to Kill, but sold in the U.S. home video market with the British spelling) is the sixteenth film in the James Bond film series made by EON Productions. ... See also: 1988 in film, other events of 1989, 1990 in film, list of years in film. // Events Actress Kim Basinger and her brother Mick purchase Braselton, Georgia for $20 million. ... GoldenEye is the seventeenth James Bond film and the first to star Pierce Brosnan as Ian Flemings British secret service agent, James Bond. ... This is a list of film-related events in 1995. ... Tomorrow Never Dies is the eighteenth James Bond film made by EON Productions, and the second to star Pierce Brosnan as Ian Flemings secret agent, James Bond. ... This is a list of film-related events in 1997. ... The World Is Not Enough is the nineteenth official James Bond film made by EON Productions and the third to star Pierce Brosnan as Ian Flemings secret agent, James Bond. ... See also: 1998 in film, other events of 1999, 2000 in film, list of years in film. Events April 7 - Star Wars fans begin lining up at movie theaters in Westwood and Hollywood to buy tickets for Star Wars, Episode I - The Phantom Menace May 3 - A Durham, North Carolina... Die Another Day is the twentieth James Bond film made by EON Productions and the fourth and final film to star Pierce Brosnan as Ian Flemings James Bond. ... This is a list of film-related events in 2002. ... For the novel and the 1954 television episode, see Casino Royale. ... This is a list of film-related events in 2006. ...

Other films

Call Me Bwana is a 1963 farce starring Bob Hope. ... See also: 1962 in film 1963 1964 in film 1960s in film years in film film Events June 12 — Cleopatra starring Elizabeth Taylor, Rex Harrison and Richard Burton premieres at the Rivoli Theatre in New York City. ...

External links

  • Cubby's Place: The Man Behind Bond
The James Bond films
Official films
Dr. No | From Russia with Love | Goldfinger | Thunderball | You Only Live Twice | On Her Majesty's Secret Service | Diamonds Are Forever | Live and Let Die | The Man with the Golden Gun | The Spy Who Loved Me | Moonraker | For Your Eyes Only | Octopussy | A View to a Kill | The Living Daylights | Licence to Kill | GoldenEye | Tomorrow Never Dies | The World Is Not Enough | Die Another Day | Casino Royale
Unofficial films
Casino Royale (1954 TV) | Casino Royale (1967 spoof) | Never Say Never Again

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