Suitable for: Book Clubs
Sponsored by: Masonic Charitable Foundation
Discover the thrilling world of special effects in the movies, beginning with the physical stunts performs by star of Hollywood silent movies, Harold Lloyd. You’ll then find out more about the gadgets and gizmos built into the cars used by the ultimate screen hero, James Bond.
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The Aston Martin DB5 is probably one of the most famous cars in the world due to its role in the Bond movies. It epitomized beauty, glamour and British cutting edge design. The car was so iconic that Corgi brought out a promotional version which was the best selling toy of 1964.
Author Ian Fleming had actually given Bond a DB Mark 3 in the novel. However, the DB5 was Aston Martin's newest model when Goldfinger was being made so they decided to use it instead. The colour of the car is called silver birch and as well as luxury features such as reclining seats and wool pile carpets Bond's version also had some useful added weaponry!
- 10 copies of two or three raised tactile images.
- Audio descriptions with music and sound effects in your chosen format of either CD or USB.
- Coloured picture book of the raised images. Guidance Notes to help you make the most of using this book.
- An ‘Articles for the Blind’ returns label for the free and convenient return of the box.