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MI6's secret cache

Saga James Bond
Movie Die Another Day (2002)
James Bond (Pierce Brosnan) is headed for the South Bank Lion. Little does he know that he is about to uncover a secret MI6 cache.
South Bank Lion London
South Bank Lion London. (Photo credit: Fantrippers)

“I heard of this place. Never thought I’d find myself here.”

James Bond (Pierce Brosnan)

Despite having his license to kill revoked, James Bond has managed to attract the attention of his boss M (Judi Dench). She sends him a mysterious key, a kind of invitation card for this place.

James Bond finds the entrance to the secret MI6 hideout under the South Bank Lion without any real trouble and discovers the existence of this place. M briefs him on the situation and takes him back into his ranks to solve the Graves case.

Q (John Cleese) also has a workshop there in which James Bond calls it “relics”. It is also here that he discovers the invisible Aston Martin that somewhat amazes Agent 007.

Among all the old objects present in this scene, many gadgets recall the old films of the saga. For example, there is the jetpack in Thunderball or Rosa Klebb’s (Lotte Lenya) knife-shoe in From Russia with Love.

No secret subway station under the South Bank Lion, just a private service door. This was condemned after numerous attempts to open it by Bond fans.

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In his workshop, Q gives 007 a revolutionary car that can make itself invisible. This is the first foray into CGI in the James Bond universe, as the franchise has traditionally relied on more traditional special effects such as real-life stunts and explosions.

Scene of the secret MI6 cache in Die Another Day
Scene from the secret MI6 cache in Die Another Day. (Photo credit: ON Productions, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, Danjaq and United Artists)
Scene of the secret MI6 cache in Die Another Day
Scene from the secret MI6 cache in Die Another Day. (Photo credit: ON Productions, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, Danjaq and United Artists)
Scene of the secret MI6 cache in Die Another Day
Scene from the secret MI6 cache in Die Another Day. (Photo credit: ON Productions, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, Danjaq and United Artists)
Scene of the secret MI6 cache in Die Another Day
Scene from the secret MI6 cache in Die Another Day. (Photo credit: ON Productions, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, Danjaq and United Artists)
Scene of the secret MI6 cache in Die Another Day
Scene from the secret MI6 cache in Die Another Day. (Photo credit: ON Productions, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, Danjaq and United Artists)

South Bank Lion

Just a statue? No, behind the South Bank Lion is a true story of passion and a journey through London.

Carved in 1837 from Coade stone, the South Bank Lion was originally commissioned by James Goding to William Frederick Woodington. The former wished to see a magnificent lion atop his brewery, called the Lion Brewery, located in Lambeth.<... Learn more about South Bank Lion

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By Damien Duarte

Thursday, September 23, 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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– 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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