What is your favourite James Bond film? Ours is definitely Goldfinder – why? Because of the iconic scene where James Bond appears in the Slazenger sweater.
Today on the blog of Slazenger Heritage, the vintage style jumpers and pullovers store, we will talk about the movie Goldfinder. The scene where James Bond appears with a Slazenger jumper and all about this iconic jumper.
Fun facts about the James Bond film Goldfinder
The James Bond franchise is a series of spy films based on the character of James Bond, a fictional British Secret Service agent created by Ian Fleming. The franchise began in 1962 with the release of Dr. No and has continued with various actors playing the role of Bond, including Sean Connery, Roger Moore, and Daniel Craig.
There have been a total of 25 official James Bond films released to date, with the most recent being No Time to Die, which was scheduled to be released in 2020 but has been delayed due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Each film in the franchise features a different plot, different characters, and different villains, but all have the common thread of Bond’s mission to save the world from various threats.
Here are some fun facts about the film:
- Goldfinger was the third James Bond film to be produced and the first to be based on a novel by Ian Fleming.
- It marked the first appearance of Bond’s iconic Aston Martin DB5.
- The film’s title song, “Goldfinger” was performed by Shirley Bassey, and it was a big hit.
- Goldfinger was the first James Bond film to win an Academy Award, for Best Sound Effects.
- The film’s villain, Auric Goldfinger, was played by German actor Gert Fröbe, who did not speak English and all his lines were dubbed by British actor Michael Collins.
James Bond sweater by Slazenger at Goldfinder
Many of the James Bond films have become iconic in their own right, with memorable scenes, characters, and quotes that have become part of popular culture. Some of the most popular James Bond films include Goldfinger, which was released in 1964 and starred Sean Connery as Bond, and Skyfall, which was released in 2012 and starred Daniel Craig as Bond.
The James Bond franchise is also known for its use of product placement, with various brands appearing in the films, including Slazenger. Slazenger is a British sportswear brand that has been in existence since 1881 and is known for its high-quality clothing and accessories. Some of the brand’s products have been worn by the actors playing James Bond in some of the films.
In the golf scene from the film Goldfinger, James Bond is wearing traditional golf attire, which typically consists of a golf shirt, slacks, and golf shoes. In the scene, Bond is wearing the Slazenger Heritage James Jumper – Burgundy, a light-colored golf shirt and slacks, with a pair of golf shoes.
The Slazenger golf sweater worn by Sean Connery at Goldfinder is burgundy with a v-neck and long sleeves, it has the Slazenger logo on the left breast.
he Slazenger Burgundy Golf Jumper, also known as the “Legend” sweater, is a true heritage piece. Constructed from superfine two-fold Merino wool yarn, it boasts a unique knitted design that exudes distinction and handcrafted tailoring.
This special sweater was created to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the world’s most famous secret agent, James Bond. It is made with a soft and luxurious feel, providing excellent performance and practicality. The jumper is resistant to pilling and abrasion, and it is machine-washable and tumble-dryable, making it easy to care for. It also boasts peerless color brightness and fastness, ensuring its timeless style will last for years to come.
In conclusion, the Slazenger Burgundy Golf Jumper, also known as the “Legend” sweater, is a true heritage piece that is perfect for both fashion and function. It’s a perfect way to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the most famous secret agent of the cinema and to show your love for James Bond.