1. Bonding With BBC America: 007 Marathon In January '09

    By Devin Zydel on 2008-12-24
    'From Russia with Love'

    From Russia with Love

    BBC America will be hosting five weeks of James Bond films this upcoming January. Tune in every Sunday to catch one of Sean Connery’s first four 007 films–Dr. No, From Russia with Love, Goldfinger and Thunderball–starting this upcoming Sunday, 28 December.

    Plus, Sunday, 25 January will be a Licence to Thrill All-Day Bondathon. It’s all-day action on BBC America with a day-long marathon of James Bond movies, including Dr. No, From Russia with Love and Thunderball, and special back-to-back airings of Goldfinger at 8/7c and 10:30/9:30c. From Istanbul to the Bahamas, Fort Knox to Venice, don’t miss a second of the adventure as Sean Connery’s Bond travels the world on a mission for Her Majesty’s Secret Service.

    The full schedule follows:

    Sunday, 28 December:

    • 8:00pm
    • Dr. No: James Bond’s investigation of a missing colleague in Jamaica leads him to the island of the mysterious Dr. No and a scheme to end the US space program. Starring Sean Connery, Ursula Andress and Joseph Wiseman.

    Sunday, 4 January:

    • 8:00pm
    • Goldfinger: Investigating a gold magnate’s gold smuggling, James Bond uncovers a plot to contaminate the Fort Knox gold reserve. Starring Sean Connery, Honor Blackman and Gert Frobe.

    Sunday, 11 January:

    • 8:00pm
    • From Russia With Love: James Bond willingly falls into an assassination ploy involving a naive Russian beauty in order to retrieve a Soviet encryption device that was stolen by SPECTRE. Starring Sean Connery, Daniela Bianchi and Pedro Armendariz.

    Sunday, 18 January:

    • 8:00pm
    • Thunderball: James Bond heads to The Bahamas to recover two nuclear warheads stolen by SPECTRE agent Emilio Largo in an international extortion scheme. Starring Sean Connery, Claudine Auger and Adolfo Celi.

    Sunday, 25 January:

    • 8:00pm
    • Licence to Thrill All-Day Bondathon: All of Sean Connery’s first four James Bond films.

    Keep watching for all the latest on James Bond-related events happening around the world.