The Other British Invasion

In 1964 the most popular movie star in America held a license to kill from the British government

James Bond hit U.S. shores in 1964 with an impact that fitted the description Bond’s armorer, “Q,” gave of his .32-caliber Walther PPK: “Like a brick through a plate-glass window.” Goldfinger was number two in the U.S. box office in 1964 and From Russia With Love was number five, but that doesn’t tell the whole story.Read more »