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Spanish Bonditis poster

Saturday, May 12th, 2012

I just bought this poster direct from Barcelona. It’s remarkably colourful, and the design differences from the German and UK posters are interesting. It’s in pretty good condition considering how old it is. There are just a couple of small tears on fold lines.
I’m not sure exactly what I’m going to do with this Bonditis […]

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German Bonditis Poster

Monday, May 7th, 2012

Here’s another poster I’ve acquired. This is an original German poster. It’s been folded in the past, and has spent a long time rolled in a tube, hence I’m having to weigh it down to take a photo! I’ll try and get it framed, eventually. It’s 26″ x 48″ which I think is slightly wider […]

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Bonditis (1968): Lobby cards and stills

Tuesday, January 24th, 2012

Here are some lobby cards from the German film Bonditis from my collection, plus a couple of stills from the set.
Bonditis is a German film (shot in Switzerland) about a man named Frank Born (Gerd Baltus), who is suffering from dreams that he is in fact a top secret spy named James Bond. I’m not sure how the […]

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Bonditis! (1968)

Tuesday, November 29th, 2011

This is not a film review, as I’ve not seen this one yet. Indeed, it’s pretty hard to track down. As far as I can tell it’s had a VHS release at some point, but that’s it. Originally it was shot as a German spy comedy, and it’s about a man who thinks he’s James […]

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The word genre is used in television and film to categorize different types of programme or film. In film it refers to narrative types, such as the western, the melodrama or the action film, whereas in television it is used to describe different forms, such as the game show, documentaries or the news. However, there […]

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The following is from a paper I presented at Cine Excess V last week. I post it here for your amusement.
In the mid-1960’s the British Board of Film Censors were an independent body, free from Government intervention and funded by the film industry. The BBFC felt their main responsibility was to ensure that filmmakers were […]

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