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R.I.P. Honor Blackman

Posted: 07 Apr 2020, 13:15
by Flower
R.I.P. ... :(

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https://www.bbc.com/news/entertainment-arts-11162866

Obituary: Honor Blackman

Honor Blackman was the original feisty, black-clad female agent in The Avengers.

It made her a role model for an emerging generation of women and an object of desire for their men.

Her characters were both sexy and intelligent and more than a match for their male co-stars.

She was often compared to Marlene Dietrich and Greta Garbo, although one cannot imagine them throwing villains around like her Avengers character, Cathy Gale.

Honor Blackman was born into a lower middle class family in Plaistow, east London, on 22 August 1925.

Re: R.I.P. Honor Blackman

Posted: 07 Apr 2020, 20:31
by C
What shame - I had a real soft spot for her in my early teens

Well, perhaps not so soft...

RIP Cathy Gale





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Re: R.I.P. Honor Blackman

Posted: 08 Apr 2020, 13:15
by Flower
This was filmed in 2012. Both Britt and Honor looked great and were amusing.

https://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b016z4jl

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Bond girls Honor Blackman and Britt Ekland take to the road in an Aston Martin. Their mission - to buy antiques and make a profit as they roar around Cambridge and Saffron Walden.