Sean Connery leads Bonds in time spent dressed up
Share Now on:
This final note on the way out, in which we take our martinis shaken, not stirred.
Spectre, the new James Bond film, is out Friday. And just because they could, I guess, the folks at Bloomberg did a little data journalism to mark the occasion.
There have been, over the past 53 years, 24 films totaling 51 hours. Of those 51 hours, 18 hours have Bond in a suit or a tuxedo.
Sean Connery is the Bond who’s spent the most time dressed up — and shirtless.
Connery also introduced himself as “Bond, James Bond” fewer times than any of the others did.
We’re here to help you navigate this changed world and economy.
Our mission at Marketplace is to raise the economic intelligence of the country. It’s a tough task, but it’s never been more important.
In the past year, we’ve seen record unemployment, stimulus bills, and reddit users influencing the stock market. Marketplace helps you understand it all, will fact-based, approachable, and unbiased reporting.
Generous support from listeners and readers is what powers our nonprofit news—and your donation today will help provide this essential service. For just $5/month, you can sustain independent journalism that keeps you and thousands of others informed.
You make our
Support nonprofit news you love with a gift today.