Grand Hotel Europe
Lors de son entretien avec Valentin Zukovsky (Robbie Coltrane), James Bond (Pierce Brosnan) lui explique qu’il loge au Grand Hotel Europe et qu’il attend des informations sur Janus.
While he is quietly swimming, Agent 007 is visited by Xenia (Famke Janssen) who soon tries to kill him. She proceeds in the same manner as Admiral Chuck Farrel (Billy J. Mitchell) using the strength of his thighs.
But the British spy manages to turn the tables and threatens the young woman with his Walter PPK to lead him to his boss.
In the feature film, the hotel is called the Grand Hotel Europe and is supposed to be located in Russia. Based in London, the Langham Hotel, in which the scenes were shot, is known as the first “Grand Hotel” in Europe.
The VLC software, released after 13 years of development, had a particular code name, GoldenEye. Each new update of the software was named after one of the characters of the film, such as Ourumov from version 0.2.5 to 0.4.x or Bond for version 0.7.x.
Opened in 1865, the Langham Hotel has a special history and is a 5-star establishment.
Since its opening, the Langham Hotel has welcomed the greatest. Since 1870, its many innovations such as electricity, hydraulic elevators and air conditioning have attracted and fascinated.
The Prince of Wales, Louis Napoleon III, Charles Dickens and Sir Arthur Conan Doyle stayed there.
During the Second World War, the premises were used as a military and rescue post to help the war effort. A large part of the west wing was destroyed during the bombing.
The BBC bought the building in the 1950s and used many of the rooms as offices. A famous radio program called “Grand Hotel” was broadcast there.
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Full James Bond box set
Find in this James Bond event box set the 24 films of the saga!
– Dr No (1962)
– From Russia with Love (1963)
– Goldfinger (1964)
– Thunderball (1965)
– You Only Live Twice (1967)
– On Her Majesty’s Secret Service (1969)
– Diamonds Are Forever (1971)
– Live and Let Die (1973)
– The Man with the Golden Gun (1974)
– The Spy Who Loved Me (1976)
– Moonraker (1979)
– For Your Eyes Only (1981)
– Octopussy (1983)
– A View to a Kill (1985)
– The Living Daylights (1987)
– Licence to Kill (1989)
– GoldenEye (1995)
– Tomorrow Never Dies (1997)
– The World Is Not Enough (1999)
– Die Another Day (2002)
– Casino Royale (2006)
– Quantum of Solace (2008)
– Skyfall (2012)
– Spectre (2015)
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Passionné par la culture pop depuis son enfance, ses références vont de Donald Duck à Batman en passant par Marty McFly. Fantripper dans l'âme, voyager sur les traces de Ghostbusters, James Bond ou des héros de romans comme Cotton Malone fait partie d'un séjour idéal et réussi !