'Licence To Kill' – A Look Back at the Royal World Premiere
By johncox on 2007-06-23
Dalton’s Rambo touch will shake Di!
-The Sun, 1989
On a sweltering June evening eighteen years ago on 13 June, Licence To Kill, the film that marked Timothy Dalton’s final appearance as James Bond, had its Royal World Premiere at London’s Odeon Leicester Square theater. To mark its anniversary, CBn offers a look back with some rare photos and mementos from that memorable evening.
Program for the World Premiere, June 13, 1989.
Billboards line Leicester Square.
The Odeon Leicester Square gets ready for the big event.
Rare parking pass for the evening.
A ticket to the Royal Premiere.
Timothy Dalton arrives with Carey Lowell.
The newspaper 'Today' (not to be confused with 'Tomorrow') covers the event.
Dalton meets Di (who, as noted, arrived wearing her Octopussy dress).
Hail and farewell, Timothy Dalton.