In honor of the 60th anniversary of the first James Bond movie (Doctor No from 1962), several festivities are taking place this fall. For example, an auction will be held in September with themes and vehicles from the films, among others, and Shirley Bassey will perform in October during a special concert at London’s Royal Albert Hall, US entertainment website Deadline reports on Tuesday.
There will be an online auction from September 15 to October 5, while a live auction will take place in London on September 28. Among the main items in the auction is a silver Aston Martin DB5 that was photographed last year while filming the last 007 movie. No time to die was used. The car is expected to fetch around two million pounds (about 2.4 million euros).
In addition, every actor who played the role of the British secret agent has items under the hammer. People can also bid on accommodation in the villa in Jamaica where Ian Fleming wrote James Bond books. Proceeds from the auction will go to 45 charities, including The Prince’s Trust of the British Prince Charles.
During the weekend from September 30 to October 2, the day you Dr. number It premiered in the UK and will host a meet-and-greet with producers Michael J. Wilson and Barbara Broccoli. Fans can also get a behind-the-scenes look at the special effects and stunt section.
The festivities will conclude on October 4 in London with The Sound Of 007 concert. During this special concert, Shirley Bassey was the main cast. She sang Goldfinger (1964) and Diamonds Are Forever (1971) for the James Bond films of the same name. The 85-year-old singer sang the last song earlier this year while presenting the BAFTA Film Awards.