Browsing the archives for the Roger Moore tag

Roger Moore & the Crimefighters

For those who missed it earlier in the week (it was hidden in the comments section), here’s some information on Roger Moore and the Crimefighters. It was a six book children’s series. But despite the prominence of Roger Moore on the cover, and in the title he isn’t really a part of the stories until […]

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The Saint: The Man Who Liked Lions (1966)

Country: United Kingdom Director: Jeremy Summers Starring: Roger Moore, Peter Wyngarde, Suzanne Lloyd, Ed Bishop, Michael Wynne, Jeremy Young, Michael Forrest Music: Edwin Astley This episode of the Saint provides a double-whammy for spy spotters. Not only does it feature Peter Wyngarde, as the titular ‘Man Who Liked Lions’ but also has a small role […]

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For Your Eyes Only (1981)

Country: United Kingdom Director: John Glen Starring: Roger Moore, Topol, Julian Glover, Carole Bouquet, Lynn-Holly Johnson, Desmond Llewelyn, Lois Maxwell, James Villiers, Geoffrey Keen, Cassandra Harris, Walter Gotell, Michael Gothard, John Wyman Music: Bill Conti Title Song: Performed by Sheena Easton Based on a short story by Ian Fleming For Your Eyes Only is the […]

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The Saint: The Arrow Of God (1962)

Country: United Kingdom Director: John Paddy Carstairs Starring: Roger Moore, Honor Blackman, Anthony Dawson, Elspeth March, Ronald Leigh-Hunt, Tony Wright, Anne Sharp, Gordon Tanner, John Arnatt, John Carson Music: Edwin Astley Based on the story by Leslie Charteris ‘I am the Saint – you may have heard of me. Just a twentieth-century privateer. In my […]

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The Saint In The Church

Sir Roger Moore In ConversationNovember 25th 2008Baptist Church, Flinders Street, Melbourne Tuesday evening I was lucky enough to attend a special event in Melbourne with Sir Roger Moore, arranged by the Readers Feast Bookstore. The event was held in a church, not far from the iconic Flinders Street Station. I arrived in town early, and […]

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The Persuaders: Overture (1971)

Director: Basil Dearden Starring: Roger Moore, Tony Curtis, Lawrence Naismith Music: Ken Thorne The Persuaders Theme by John Barry Overture is the first episode of the twenty-four episode series of The Persuaders starring Roger Moore and Tony Curtis. In the mind, the thought of teaming Moore and Curtis seems rather clunky. They shouldn’t make a […]

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The Man With The Golden Gun (1974)

Director: Guy HamiltonStarring: Roger Moore, Christopher Lee, Britt Ekland, Maud Adams, Hervé Villechaise, Demond Llewelyn, Bernard LeeMusic: John BarryTitle song performed by LuluBased loosely on the novel by Ian Fleming The Man With The Golden Gun is the most psychedelic of the Bond series or at least tries to be. The villains lair, which is […]

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The Persuaders: Chain Of Events (1971)

Director: Peter Hunt Starring: Roger Moore, Tony Curtis, Suzanna Leigh, Peter Vaughan, George Baker Music: Ken Thorne The Persuaders Theme by John Barry I absolutely love The Persuaders television series, and for me, Chain Of Events is one of the most enjoyable of the episodes. This one is directed by Peter Hunt, who directed the […]

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The Spy Who Loved Me (1977)

Director: Lewis GilbertStarring: Roger Moore, Curt Jurgens, Barabara Bach, Richard Kiel, Caroline Munro, Bernard Lee, Walter Gotell, Desmond Llewelyn, Geoffrey KeenMusic: Marvin HamlischTitle Song: “Nobody Does It Better”, performed by Carly SimonBased on characters created by Ian Fleming The Spy Who Loved Me is the first James Bond film I saw at the movies. In […]

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