Roger moore delivered final manuscript before he died. He played the british secret agent james bond in seven feature films between 1973 and 1985. His autobiography,my word is my bond,is a lovely stroll through his life and career. The bond movies remain the longest continually running film series in movie history, and 2012 marks its fiftieth anniversary. Roger moore s first outing as bond announced him as a dab hand in the rich tradition of the bond pun, delivered to a selfdoubting female cia agent. One lucky bastard, or perhaps last man standing as it may be known when the official edition is released, is the latest book of memoirs from sir roger moore. The saint is the name of a collection of serialized dramas featuring the fictional character simon templar, known as the saint. And i cast my mind back to my first audition at rada, it was the first time i had ever walked on a stage. Discover more authors youll love listening to on audible. In a career that spans over seven decades, roger moore has been at the very heart of the showbusiness scene.
He, like so many people, delights in telling tales about his working life. At one time, flint employed more gm auto workers than any other city in the world and provided a quality of life that was unknown in america up to that point. Steve allen asked him why he still does book tours. After that date, other authors collaborated with charteris on books until 1983. Roger moore s daughter reveals bond stars heartbreaking final diary entries just weeks before his death. Buy last man standing by roger moore at mighty ape australia. Moore welled in school, going to hackford road basic and battersea grammar school, and he additionally was an outstandingly decent swimmer. Our excellent value books literally dont cost the earth. Roger moore net worth 2019, age, height, bio, wiki roger moore was conceived in london, england, on october 14, 1927, to a policeman father and a housewife mother.
This is easily the most disappointing book i have ever read. Sir roger moore jokingly admits that he wanted to call this book one lucky bastard, but his publishers tutted, so its called last man standing instead. Tales from tinseltown, moore states that his first television appearance was on 27 march 1949 in the governess by patrick hamilton, a live broadcast as usual in that era, in which he played the minor part of bob drew. Shot from the point of view of a presumed assassin, it features james bond walking, turning, and then shooting directly at camera, causing blood to run down the screen. Hes never nasty or malicious when he name checks practically every movie star from the 1950s onwards. To celebrate the most renowned 007, roger moore, kbe, has written a book that features all the bond movies, along with a wonderfully witty account of his own involvement in them. In a new book due to be published in september the late, great sir roger moore reflects on life and aging. From girls to the villains, from the cars to the cocktails, from the gadgets to the locations. Well worth a read and an amazing insight into the characters who have now sadly passed. Kindle edition published in 2014, hardcover published in 2014, 1493007971 hardcover published.
Last man standing,though a little light,has some very funny anecdotes. While there have been other actors that have taken on the coveted role of james bond, one of the most renowned and beloved 007s, is the charming and charismatic sir roger moore, kbe. Tales from tinseltown by sir roger moore 20140904 at. Of course, hes an actor and has starred in films that have made him famous the world over. This is more roger s views on life, old age and mainly, what annoys him about modern day living. The autobiography and over 8 million other books are available for amazon kindle. Director michael moore attempts to meet with roger smith, chairman of general motors, over plant closures in his hometown of flint, michigan.
Roger moore has 22 books on goodreads with 7403 ratings. I remember standing in the wings, they were called wings then, i stood there and i heard my name, and i knew then i had to go one and recite. As moore admits, almost everyone he regales us with tales of is dead. Roger moore really wanted was to star with morecambe and. For example, the magnum is the only one in the world ever made in which the whole gun is finished in chrome. He, like so many people, delights in telling tales about his working life and some of the people with which he has worked. Sir roger moore biography affair, married, wife, nationality, net worth, height married biography who is sir roger moore. If theres one thing that the late roger moore retained to the end, it was an ability to spin an amusing yarn and to remember the events that happened to him. Our cheap used books come with free delivery in the uk. Think amazon could have advised this was the case in their product. We all know him as an actor who has starred in films that have made him famous the world over, but hes also a tremendous prankster, joker and raconteur in fact, hes well known as one of the nicest guys in the business, and someone who has always been. The gun barrel sequence is the signature device featured in nearly every james bond film.
In a career that spans over seven decades, roger moore has been at the very heart of the show business scene. We all know him as an actor who has starred in films that have made him famous the world over, but hes also a tremendous prankster, joker and raconteur in fact, hes well known as one of the nicest guys in the business, and someone who has always been up for some fun. Other actors in the show included clive morton and betty ann davies. An eye opener into the amazing world of the genuine man, sir roger moore and those that shared a life around him. Last book by roger moore to be published in september.
Last man standing by roger moore overdrive rakuten. Daniel craig is now the longestserving bond of them all. Browse roger moore s bestselling audiobooks and newest titles. Bond star roger moore, who has died, sent in the manuscript for his last, asyetuntitled book just two weeks ago, his publisher has revealed. Tales from tinseltown and over 8 million other books. A view to a kill is a 1985 spy film and the fourteenth in the james bond series produced by eon productions, and both the seventh and the last to star roger moore as the fictional mi6 agent james bond.
Many of these items are irreplaceable, said detective inspector paul ridley. He also played siman templar in the television series the saint between 1962 and 1969. Moonraker read along story book digital hd james bond hugo drax 007 roger moore nasa. Several guns from james bond films stolen in london. Last man standing roger moore book instock buy now. Short and sweet, if you want to know about roger moore and his life in the movies, youre better off with his other efforts.509 107 210 1118 998 768 1199 56 336 1211 1456 696 1425 1185 546 1490 244 1073 519 1199 1362 867 146 1240 1247 1043 129 924 1159 70 1470 275 1429 199 960 665 62 135 336 760 1216 1366 914 1239