Sunday Toona: RIP Sean Connery Edition

In honor of the late Sean Connery some Dame Shirley Veronica Bassey who also recorded the soundtrack theme songs to the Bond films Goldfinger, Diamonds Are Forever, and Moonraker.

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  1. Boote Flashback:

    Time: Mid 1960s.

    Location: An Iver, Buckinghamshire, England, public-house much frequented by the filmstars shooting at the nearby and still-world-famous Pinewood Studios, only a few miles from where I am writing this at the western edge of London.

    Personnel: My folks (my mother in a mink, French haute couture and stilettos, as were many of the other ladies), several drinking and unwinding filmstars and their total knock-out starlet ladyfriends, plus a very little me.

    Scene:

    Shirley Eaton (the golden girl in the recently released Goldfinger movie), to me as she gave me a incandescent smile, a great lipsticky kiss on the cheek and a hug on seeing me with my Mum: “You’re lovely. I want to take you home!”

    Do you know, young as I was back then and totally resistant to the kisses from Aunts and other female relatives plus all non-“rellies”, I was thinking “Really…?”

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