Ian Fleming’s James Bond Comes To Central Illinois

Casino RoyaleThis weekend, Ian Fleming’s James Bond comes to the University of Illinois in Urbana-Champaign.  Celebrating the 60th anniversary of the publication of Fleming’s first novel, “Casino Royale”, a number of events kick off a series of exhibits of Bond memorabilia and research material – including the books, films, and music surrounding Agent 007.

WUIS’ Bob Meyer talks with Dr. Michael L. VanBlaricum, President of the Ian Fleming Foundation, about Fleming, Bond, and the exhibitions opening Friday at the Spurlock Museum, the Sousa Archives and Center for American Music, and the Rare Book and Manuscript Library at the U of I:

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3 Responses to Ian Fleming’s James Bond Comes To Central Illinois

  1. Perdogg says:

    It is the 60th anniversary not the 80th anniversary, the novel was published in 1953.

  2. 60th Anniversary – Grand Fathers enjoyed and now grand child too.

    Awesome !!

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