Spy vs. Spy

ThunderballNovelCoverIn this episode, I examine one of the most infamous and protracted intellectual-property battles in entertainment history.

The war over the rights to James Bond—specifically, the story and script for Thunderball—took over half a century to resolve fully.

Luckily, this podcast isn’t nearly that long.

The conflict between Kevin McClory and Ian Fleming (and Fleming’s rights-holders) raged on for decades, while also creating a very unusual cinematic rivalry that I detail here.

This entry was posted in Literature, Movies, Podcasts and tagged , , , , , , , , , , , . Bookmark the permalink.

1 Response to Spy vs. Spy

  1. Pingback: Best of 2016 | The Axis of Ego

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.