The James Bond franchise, the longest in movie history, will complete the milestone of 50 years on October 5, 2012, the same day the first Bond film Dr No released in 1962.
To celebrate this occasion, Albert R. Broccoli’s EON Productions, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Studios, Sony Pictures Entertainment and Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment have declared October 5, 2012, as the Global James Bond Day, which will mark a day-long series of events for Bond fans around the world.
A new feature documentary titled Everything or Nothing: The Untold Story of 007 on Bond producers Albert R. Broccoli, Harry Saltzman and author Ian Fleming, will be be unveiled on October 5.
There will be a global online and live auction charity event of 50 lots of Bond memorabilia and the proceeds from them will go to 12 charitable institutions. The auction is organised by Christie’s in London.
There will be a retrospective of Bond films at the Museum of Modern Art in New York, a Music of Bond night in Los Angeles hosted by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, and an exhibition, Designing 007: 50 Years of Bond Style, at the Toronto International Film Festival.