Goldfinger + Book Launch

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Bond Sundays


Special screening of Goldfinger, followed by a Q&A with Dr. Monica Germanà, author of Bond Girls.


At the wheel of his Aston Martin, Bond faces Goldfinger, Oddjob’s deadly bowler hat, and Pussy Galore, who claims to be immune to his charms. Followed by the book launch of Dr. Monica Germanà’s Bond Girls: Body, Fashion and Gender.


Since Ursula Andress’s white-bikini debut in Dr No, ‘Bond Girls’ have been simultaneously celebrated as fashion icons and dismissed as ‘eye-candy’. But the visual glamour of the women of James Bond reveals more than the sexual objectification of female beauty. Through the original joint perspectives of body and fashion, this exciting study throws a new, subversive light on Bond Girls.


Dr Monica Germanà is Senior Lecturer English Literature and Creative Writing at the University of Westminster.


BBFC rating
PG
Year
1964
Running time
106 mins
Country
UK
Director
Guy Hamilton
Cast
Sean Connery, Honor Blackman, Gert Frobe

Book tickets

October 27th

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