Get shaken and stirred during this thrilling immersion into the world of pop culture spies and secret agents! Espionage movies have been around for over 100 years, but its heyday was the 1960s –when cinema introduced us to James Bond. The 007 adventures caught on like wildfire with filmgoers, quickly sparking a global spy craze in cinema and television. Leading us through that cultural explosion is author and spy connoisseur Danny Biederman, who will share his own first-hand experiences of the phenomenon and its aftermath … from his own childhood fueling of the craze, interactions with 007 star Sean Connery, visiting the spy sets and shooting documentaries, his studio recruitment onto spy movie legal cases, 50 years preserving thousands of iconic spy artifacts and, consequently, being tracked down by the C.I.A.
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