JAMES BOND DIAMONDS ARE FOREVER set of ultra rare location stills LIMITED EDITION
Deluxe set of three handprinted behind the scenes stills (30×40 cm – ca. 12×16 “) of DIAMOND ARE FOREVER (1971) featuring stars SEAN CONNERY, JILL ST. JOHN and BRUCE GLOVER with director GUY HAMILTON and Oscar winning Director of Photography TED MOORE.
In 1971 journalist and filmmaker Thys Ockersen met PUTTER SMITH at location in Amsterdam for the filming of DIAMONDS ARE FOREVER and was invited to the set at PINEWOOD STUDIOS. Thys managed to shoot a few rolls of behind the scenes shots before apparently photographing CONNERY counting some (let’s say unofficial) money. Thys was removed from the set pretty shortly. He wrote about this adventure in his boek “OP NAAR … HOLLYWOOD” (TO HOLLYWOOD – ISBN/EAN: 978-90-807559-8-7-NUR640.
Featured here are three never published before stills from that shoot shot on 6×6 negatives providing an incredible depth. For the 45th birthday of DIAMONDS ARE FOREVER these stills are individually handprinted the old-fashioned analog way September 2016 in a limited edition of just 10 sets. Stills are signed on the back by photographer Thys Ockersen.