Tuesday, October 14, 2014

Epitaph for a Dead Beat (1959)

This book and David Markson’s previous novel for Dell, Epitaph for a Tramp (1959), both carried cover art by Robert McGinnis.

Thursday, October 2, 2014

Murder Me for Nickels

This is Robert McGinnis’ original cover art for the novel Murder Me for Nickels (Gold Medal, 1960), by Peter Rabe. Could that be Humphrey Bogart tickling the keys?

Friday, September 26, 2014

Goldfinger Opening Sequence, 1964

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Golden Girl

Shirley Eaton as the murdered Jill Masterson in Goldfinger—“one of the most enduring images in cinematic history,” according to The Essential Bond: The Authorized Guide to the World of 007, by Lee Pfeiffer and Dan Worrall. Click to enlarge.

James Bond, Introduction -- Dr. No (1962)

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Sean Connery’s inimitably suave first scene as British Agent 007.

Monday, September 22, 2014