1. Crew Set New Guinesss Record

    By daniel on 2002-10-08

    Crew members of Die Another Day set another Guiness World Record for the James Bond series when the created the ‘Largest Breakaway Glass Structure Made For A Film‘.

    The Guiness World Records websites reveals about the structure;

    Panels of “breakaway” glass each measuring 2,525 mm x 1,635 mm x 30 mm (8 ft 3.5 in x 5 ft 4.5 in x 1.125 in) were specially created by UK’s Paul Taggart, Doug Allam, Dave Kelly and a team of plasterers under the supervision of Paul Hayes, also from the UK, at Pinewood Studios, Iver Heath, Buckinghamshire, UK, using urethane liquid plastic. Built for the stunt sequence in Die Another Day (2002) where James Bond drives his Aston Martin V12 Vanquish through the closed doors of the ice palace. Each panel was made from 160 kg (352.7 lb) of SMASH! Plastic.

    The Bond series holds other Guiness Records including Most Profitable Movie Series and Ian Fleming’s gold-typewriter is known as the Most Valuable Typewriter.

    Thanks to ‘Bourke’ for sending in the news.