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 Posted: May 14, 2022 08:24PM
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White Moke in Live and Let Die

Yellow Moke in both The Spy Who Loved Me   and   You Only Live Twice

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 Posted: May 10, 2022 08:48PM
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In the books (at least the early ones) that Fleming wrote JB had a supercharged Bentley.....

I think the Astons were a film studio invention...

Cheers, Ian

 Posted: Jan 7, 2013 09:46AM
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thanks for asking Big Al. I'm right on the water, but bulk headed which is on the bay side. The water rose about one foot above the bulk head, about a seven to eight foot surge above the high tide mark. We watch the water push into the great peconic bay all day by the wind and tide. No minis damaged. Just one tree down. I was working on the house, putting on a flat roof, at the time and had three windows out and the siding off. Luckily we didn't get any rain.

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Who said there wasn't a gold moke in the filming of "GOLDFINGER" (LOL)-

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 Posted: Jan 7, 2013 08:31AM
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Yeah Abel, I always get a kick out of Minis/Mokes in James Bond Movies.  I was recently watching a 50 years of Bond show and they showed many of the cars that have been in the movies being made at the ?"Pinewood" ? studios.  (Not sure of studio name), but, in seeing the many creations, not one single moke was shown.  I wonder if the studio hung on to them?

Do any of you UK Mini Fans know of the studio and ultimately the fate of the Mokes and other Minisused in the films?

I have occasionally been known to startle loved ones while watching films, see a Mini, and blurt out, "Mini!".  Oh well, such is the life of a Mini Nut.

Best,

MSH

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Bond also drives a white moke to the port in Live and Let Die.... Many mini variants in background throughtout most of the early bond films

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You O K down there in Long Island ?-, any of your great collection of classic minis get damaged-

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 Posted: Jan 5, 2013 06:40AM
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or when Al's in the dog house with the wife -  the Asston Mover.      Only kidding Al, just couldn't resist.

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Just goes to confirm that the writer ,Ian Fleming knew his cars by featuring two of the most popular cars in the world- An Aston Martin & a Mini Moke-

And along those lines, l have a 1996 SPI Jap Spec mini on the railway coming from Vancouver BC & when booking it with the agent, she insisted that it was an Aston Martin, even when l told her the insurable value would be fine at $10K, she still called it an Aston Martin and remarked that her book stated they were longer than 10 feet-So, l just gave up and sure enough the paper work that came with the car read as an "ASTON MARTIN"- I wishWink

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Be patient Al, and wait for delivery. You never know.... "Big Al, The Aston Mover" has a nice ring to it, no?

 

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Just goes to confirm that the writer ,Ian Fleming knew his cars by featuring two of the most popular cars in the world- An Aston Martin & a Mini Moke-

And along those lines, l have a 1996 SPI Jap Spec mini on the railway coming from Vancouver BC & when booking it with the agent, she insisted that it was an Aston Martin, even when l told her the insurable value would be fine at $10K, she still called it an Aston Martin and remarked that her book stated they were longer than 10 feet-So, l just gave up and sure enough the paper work that came with the car read as an "ASTON MARTIN"- I wishWink

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There is also one in "The Spy Who Loved Me" which gets driven into the dock inside the oil tanker.

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Hello,

I was just watching Sean Connery's "You Only Live Twice" and caught sight of a nice Mini Moke in a few sequences. It is a yellow one that is "parked" inside the volcano of the head of Spectre when the gang of ninjas are attacking the base. I just thought some of the Moke lover's in here might like to know/see that. I tried to find the movie online but found instead some images of the car itself,

cheers,

Abel

 

PS: somebody told me some time ago that another Moke appears on "Live and Let Die"....