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James Bond Beach

Saga James Bond
Movie Dr. No (1962)
A swimsuit that has become an icon, an emblematic encounter, a beach that has gone down in history?
James Bond Beach Jamaica
James Bond Beach Jamaica. (Photo by Christina Xu on Flickr)

“Underneath the mango tree

Me honey and me can watch for the moon

Underneath the mango tree

Me honey and make me boolooloop soon.”

Honey Rider (Ursula Andress) singing Under the Mango Tree

It’s the story of the most famous encounter in cinema. Honey Rider (Ursula Andress) comes out of the water under the astonished eyes of James Bond (Sean Connery) and becomes the most emblematic James Bond Girl.

This meeting takes place on this beach in Jamaica, in Oracabessa. The shellfish fisherwoman is stunned by the arrival of a stranger on this usually wild land. The young woman was quick to threaten Agent 007 with a knife.

She soon decides to trust him, especially when the island’s occupants, Dr. No’s henchmen, decide to attack them by sifting through the surrounding area with bullets.

If the production chose the novel Dr. No as its first film adaptation, it was not by chance. The plot was set exclusively in Jamaica, so the sets were inexpensive.

41.125

The swimsuit worn by Ursula Andress, who democratized the bikini all over the world, was sold by Christie’s in 2001 for the modest sum of 41,125 pounds!

Scene from the James Bond Beach in James Bond Dr. No.
James Bond Beach scene in James Bond Dr. No. (Photo credit: EON Productions)
Scene from the James Bond Beach in James Bond Dr. No.
James Bond Beach scene in James Bond Dr. No. (Photo credit: EON Productions)
Scene from the James Bond Beach in James Bond Dr. No.
James Bond Beach scene in James Bond Dr. No. (Photo credit: EON Productions)
Scene from the James Bond Beach in James Bond Dr. No.
James Bond Beach scene in James Bond Dr. No. (Photo credit: EON Productions)
Scene from the James Bond Beach in James Bond Dr. No.
James Bond Beach scene in James Bond Dr. No. (Photo credit: EON Productions)

James Bond Beach

Also known as Laughing Waters Beach and Roaring River Beach, this little beach in Jamaica was a huge success thanks to the James Bond movie Dr. No.

And on the spot, everything is there to make you think of the famous agent 007. A two-storey Moonraker bar serves delicious cocktails at any time of the day, such as “Vodka Martini Shak... Learn more about James Bond Beach

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By Damien Duarte

Thursday, March 4, 2021

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 font partie d'un séjour idéal et réussi !

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