Saturday, January 10, 2009

LANA WOOD ~ BOND GIRL FOREVER!

LANA WOOD ~ BOND GIRL FOREVER!

CINEMA RETRO HAS A COOL POST TODAY BY TOM LISANTI ON ONE OF THE MOST POPULAR BOND GIRLS ~ LANA WOOD AS PLENTY O' TOOLE . . .

“Hi, I’m Plenty,” said Lana Wood to Sean Connery’s James Bond at the gaming tables of Las Vegas in Diamonds Are Forever (1971). “Plenty O’Toole.” Glancing at her cleavage, Bond wittily deadpanned, “But of course you are.” With this small exchange audiences were introduced to one of the most popular Bond girls to ever hit the screen. As Plenty, Lana Wood was finally able to step out of the shadow of her sister Natalie Wood. On screen for only a few scenes, she almost steals the movie with her amusing performance and remains forever remembered for this role. “Isn’t that bizarre,” exclaims Wood with a laugh. “I’m only in the movie for three minutes!

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2 comments:

David Cranmer said...

One of the main reasons I watched DIAMONDS countless times as a teen. The other was Ms. Jill St. John.

filomeno2006 said...

Plenty O' Toole........