Monday, January 16, 2012

50 Years of James Bond Films Celebrated with 50 Bond Vehicles at National Motor Museum, UK

Beaulieu, England -- BOND IN MOTION, the largest exhibition of its kind staged anywhere in the world, will showcase 50 of the best loved and most iconic James Bond vehicles in celebration of the 50th year of James Bond films. BOND IN MOTION will run from January 17 to December 2012 at the National Motor Museum, Beaulieu. 

BOND IN MOTION will feature a whole range of vehicles which have appeared in Bond films over the years, including:
• Phantom lll Rolls-Royce both from Goldfinger,
• the Lotus Esprit S1 (‘Wet Nellie’) from The Spy Who Loved Me,
• the Bede Acrostar jet from Octopussy,
• the BMW 750iL from Tomorrow Never Dies,
• the villain Parahawk featured in The World is Not Enough
• the SFX Cello Case Ski from The Living Daylights.
• Aston Martin DBS from Quantum of Solace,
• the Jaguar XKR with SFX weapons from Die Another Day,
• the Ford Mustang Mach 1 from Diamonds Are Forever
• the villain Zukovsky’s Rolls Royce Silver Shadow II from The World Is Not Enough
• the vintage 1962 Rolls Royce, pushed into a lake by May Day and Zorrin with Bond still inside, in A View to a Kill  
• the ‘Burial-At-Sea Bed’ from You Only Live Twice.
• the Union Jack Parachute which villain Gustav Graves used when he landed on The Mall
• the Surfboard with concealed weapons and ammunition from Die Another Day  
• Casino Royale Skyfleet S570 model, based on a Boeing 747
• the original ‘Pig’ from The Living Daylights, used to smuggle Koskov across the border through the Siberian Pipe Line.


D. J. Willrich Ltd., headed by David Willrich, provided theater design, AV design and integration, lighting and media production for the exhibit. 


ABOUT THE NATIONAL MOTOR MUSEUM, BEAULIEU
Housing a collection of over 250 automobiles and motorcycles telling the story of motoring on the roads of Britain from the dawn of motoring to the present day, the National Motor Museum appeals to all age groups. From World Land Speed Record Breakers including Campbell’s famous Bluebird to film and TV favourites including new for 2011, the ‘Flying’ Ford Anglia from Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets which was once owned by Arthur Weasley. Don’t miss exciting extra features such as the Motorsport Gallery, Wheels and Jack Tucker's Garage.  http://www.beaulieu.co.uk/attractions/national-motor-museum