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Shaken Not Stirred: The Cold War Politics of James Bond, From Novel to Film


Ian Fleming presented a unique view of post-war British societal realities and Cold War politics in his James Bond novels. A comparison of the Bond works Casino Royale (1953), Dr. No (1958) and Goldfinger (1959) with their official Eon Productions film adaptations released in 2006, 1962 and 1964 respectively, shows how the original plots have been successfully adapted in order to evolve with changes to the social, cultural and political backdrop and to remain relevant and popular long after the end of the Cold War.

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