London, South Kensington
12 December 2001
For Your Eyes Only, 1981
A double-breasted blazer of navy blue wool with three patch pockets and double vent at the back, the brass buttons decorated with an anchor motif, lined with navy blue 'art' silk, labelled inside Robbie Stanford, 27, Conduit St. London, W1, the label additionally inscribed in blue ballpoint pen Topol, 20-8-1980, 5922 -- made for Topol as Milos Columbo in the 1981 United Artists/Eon film For Your Eyes Only; accompanied by a colour reproduction of a corresponding still and a letter concerning the provenance from the film's Wardrobe Supervisor, Tiny Nicholls (3)
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PFEIFFER, Lee & WORRALL, Dave The Essential James Bond, The Authorized Guide To The World Of 007, London: Boxtree, 1998, p.128 (illus.)
DOUGALL, Alistair James Bond The Secret World Of 007, London: Dorling Kindersley, 2000, p.78
Milos Columbo [Topol] is the likeable gold and diamond smuggler known as 'The Dove', and arch-rival of Aris Kristatos [Julian Glover]. Initially the prime suspect as the man hired by the KGB to steal the ATAC, Columbo is seen wearing an identical blazer to the one included in this lot in the scene on his yacht when he convinces Bond [Roger Moore] that he is his ally against Kristatos, who he exposes as a KGB double agent, and the man who has been framing him for numerous crimes.
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