London, South Kensington
12 December 2001
For Your Eyes Only, 1981
A reversable jacket of knitted cream wool on one side and padded cream cotton on the other, with zip fastening and elasticated cuffs and hem, the knitted side with slit patch pockets, the cotton side with zip pockets, labelled inside the left-hand pocket Yachting Ermenegildo Zegna -- purchased for Julian Glover as the ex-KGB double agent Aris Kristatos in the 1981 United Aritsts/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 Bond, The Authorized Guide To The World Of 007, London: Boxtree, 1998, p.127 (illus.)
DOUGALL, Alistair James Bond The Secret World Of 007, London: Dorling Kindersley, 2000, p.81 (illus.)
Kristatos is seen wearing an identical jacket in the film's dramatic climax when, in an attempt to retrieve the stolen ATAC, James Bond [Roger Moore] scales the cliff to Kristatos's hideout, the mountain-top monastery of St. Cyril, where Kristastos is finally killed by a knife in the back thrown by Bond's ally Milos Columbo [Topol].
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