Today marks the anniversary of the opening of “For Your Eyes Only” (1981) in cinemas across the US. This was Sir Roger Moore’s fifth outing as Bond and I’d have to say it’s one of my favorites. Hard to believe it’s been thirty-nine years!
I currently have a production used shooting schedule (for the Greek scenes) in my ebay store for anyone chasing a genuine piece of Bond history. It comprises 51 pages held together by a metal clip. I acquired it from the late Australian (Ozploitation) filmmaker John D. Lamond’s personal collection. It’s dated September to October 1980.
For Everyone’s Eyes…
If there’s one thing this shut-down has done, it’s brought me closer to my book collection. I’m currently re-reading “Last Man Standing” by Sir Roger Moore. If you haven’t read it, it’s an absolute treat! Funny, touching, a fascinating insight, not just of Moore. It’s packed with outrageous stories featuring a host of celebrities. So well written (with Gareth Owen), it’s impossible not to read it in Moore’s own voice (if that makes sense?).
I consider myself most fortunate to own a signed copy from a personal appearance in Leeds (2013).
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Hugh Jackman’s Hand Signed Custom Akubra Hat from “Australia” (2008).
Presenting Hugh Jackman’s Hand Signed Custom Akubra Hat. Worn by Jackman in the role of “Drover” in the Baz Luhrmann epic “Australia” (2008).
Hugh Jackman starred alongside Nicole Kidman in the 2008 romantic drama. The film received an Academy Award nomination for best costume design (Catherine Martin) ultimately losing out to “The Duchess” (Michael O’Connor). Catherine Martin went on to win two Oscars for “The Great Gatsby” (2013). Martin had previously picked up two Academy Awards (Art Direction & Costume Design) for “Moulin Rouge” (2001).
It was hand signed by Hugh Jackman (see pic) before being offered for sale in a charity auction. Personally, I’m not a big fan of having my props and wardrobe pieces signed, but I’m happy to have this iconic piece in my collection.
Some light wear from production use is evident, likewise, some minor traces of make-up residue. Overall, it remains in very good production used condition.
In addition, the hat is production tagged on inside band “HJ DROVER“.
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