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I think it's a Ducati, because I 'think' I can make out 'CAT' on the fuel tank badge with the photo enlarged and tweaked for contrast. However, I can't find any vintage photos showing Ducati badging in that particular style.
I agree, engine looks the same as below. Front brake drum arrangement looks exactly the same too.
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Good grief. It's very difficult to look at that second picture and not think they chose the wrong person to play Bond.

Of course, you probably don't need the picture to reach that conclusion.
Apparently, Ollie was considered at one stage for On Her Majesty's Secret Service but his off-screen antics worried the producers.
But don't dismiss Rog - he decked Lee Marvin!
Sir Roger Moore and Lee Marvin got into a fight during filming, which Moore won. Marvin recalled, "The guy is built like granite. Nobody will ever underestimate him again."
https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0075214/trivia?ref_=tt_ql_2
 

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When everything old is new again.
Aston Martin have built just 25 limited edition DB5 Goldfinger Continuation inspired by 007's car in the Bond classic. WOW!!! Who wants one for Christmas?

Your boyhood dreams have finally come true: behold the Aston Martin DB5 Goldfinger Continuation, inspired by Bond and kitted out with spinning licence plates, smokescreen and ‘machine gun’. It takes 4,500 hours to build each of the 25 limited-edition models, and a minute to fall in love with them.

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https://therake.com/stories/past-is-prologue/
 

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Apparently, Ollie was considered at one stage for On Her Majesty's Secret Service but his off-screen antics worried the producers.
But don't dismiss Rog - he decked Lee Marvin!

https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0075214/trivia?ref_=tt_ql_2
One thing I heard from a friend who was on set watching Roger Moore as Bond (watching 'in the flesh', as it were) - apparently, ol' Rog couldn't run without flapping his arms about. I guess they had to get a stuntman to do those bits.
 

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One thing I heard from a friend who was on set watching Roger Moore as Bond (watching 'in the flesh', as it were) - apparently, ol' Rog couldn't run without flapping his arms about. I guess they had to get a stuntman to do those bits.

In his later films I think the stuntman appeared in more scenes that Rog did. Mind you Brosnan used to run like he was climbing up a ladder.
 

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Coolest film suits? (Most be from 1955 to 1975)


For me It's Marvin, the start of the movie as he walks through the office building in that iconic gray flannel suit beats all others.

Who else? I'm trying to stick to the age of cool which begins in the mid to late 50's and ends by the 70's and the emergence of disco.

Lee Marvin and Clu Gulager in suits and shades in The Killers
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I have spent considerable time looking for a suitable photograph of a certain excessively cool gentleman. Something iconic, yet different. Something which perhaps obliquely encapsulated the entirety of such a cool era.

Then this photograph came up unexpectedly and I just stopped right there and then...

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I was taken by this photograph because it seemed so casual and Jim Morrison still looking so cool...

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And then you chance upon a photograph which really does have some personal meaning and is heartfeltly moving. Old school and well cool...

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