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Live and let live: why does James Bond always survive?
There have been 25 official films in the franchise. In all our Vesper martini-swigging hero escapes. Here’s – possibly – why

Rich Pelley

29, Mar, 2021 @12:00 PM

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Margaret Nolan obituary
Actor who appeared as Dink in the Bond film Goldfinger and was a popular member of the Carry On team

Toby Hadoke

22, Oct, 2020 @4:15 PM

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Margaret Nolan - actor, artist and Goldfinger title sequence star - dies aged 76
Actor who began as a glamour model went on to appear in the James Bond film before taking numerous roles in 1960s and 70s TV

Guardian film

12, Oct, 2020 @11:24 AM

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Honor Blackman, James Bond's Pussy Galore, dies aged 94
Actor also known for role in Avengers praised as ‘hugely prolific creative talent’ by family

Simon Murphy and Andrew Pulver

06, Apr, 2020 @5:57 PM

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Honor Blackman obituary
Stage and screen actor best known for playing Pussy Galore in the 1964 Bond film Goldfinger and Cathy Gale in TV’s The Avengers

Ronald Bergan

06, Apr, 2020 @4:31 PM

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Honor Blackman: elegant and witty star who never took herself too seriously | Peter Bradshaw
With memorable roles in Goldfinger and The Avengers, Blackman became an icon of British cinema through her formidable, no-nonsense persona

Peter Bradshaw

06, Apr, 2020 @4:14 PM

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Tania Mallet, Tilly Masterson in James Bond film Goldfinger, dies aged 77
Actor had her ‘dreadful’ pay trebled after negotiating with producers – but then abandoned a film career and returned to modelling

Andrew Pulver

01, Apr, 2019 @11:13 AM

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Bond director Guy Hamilton: a career in clips
He was known for classic 007 capers and popular adaptations of Agatha Christie novels. Here’s a look through the 30-year career of the late British film-maker – and one-time Orson Welles body double

Benjamin Lee

21, Apr, 2016 @12:13 PM

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Hornby hopes limited-edition James Bond car will rev up sales
50th-anniversary model of Aston Martin DB5, driven by Sean Connery in Goldfinger, contains passenger ejector seat and toy firearms

Sean Farrell

10, Feb, 2015 @4:46 PM

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Half a century on, Goldfinger's Van Gogh goes up for auction
Landmark painting Le Moulin de la Galette was once owned by man who inspired James Bond's famous villain

Vanessa Thorpe, arts and media correspondent

01, Mar, 2014 @1:31 PM

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My favourite Bond film: Goldfinger

Anne Billson: Goldfinger has the most sinister villain and best soundtrack but it's the inept fumbling of 007 that truly sets this Bond film apart

Anne Billson

02, Oct, 2012 @4:02 PM

The 10 best Bond outfits - in pictures
As a new exhibition celebrates 50 years of 007 style, our film critic, Jason Solomons, picks out the looks that give the spy film series its edge

As chosen by Jason Solomons, Observer film writer

23, Jun, 2012 @11:03 PM

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