Monday, 20 December, 1999, 10:11 GMT
SHAKEN NOT STIRRED
Four decades of Bondage
As The World Is Not Enough - the latest and 19th James Bond blockbuster - hits our cinema screens, BBC News Online celebrates nearly 40 years of the world's best-loved secret agent.
What's your favourite Bond film of all time?
As the latest James Bond movie hits the big screen, vote for your favourite 007 epic in our users' poll.
Bond 19: More than enough
BBC News Online's Gareth Herincx says the World Is Not Enough is a worthy successor to the 18 succesful Bond movies that have gone before.
After four decades of Bond movies we give you 26 more reasons to be fascinated by the world of agent 007.
One girl is not enough
Ursula Andress's rise from the sea in Dr No set a precedent for all the beautiful women that have been as integral to all 19 Bond movies as gadgets and guns.
The many faces of Bond
The 19th Bond movie The World Is Not Enough is being hailed as the biggest and best of 007's film adventures but Bond has not always enjoyed an unbroken, upward graph of praise and profitability.
The man behind Bond
Although he always denied basing James Bond on himself, much of the inspiration for 007 came from the lifestyle of his creator - Ian Fleming.
Selling a super spy
BBC News Online's Entertainment Correspondent Tom Brook on the American push to promote The World is Not Enough to young moviegoers.
Serenade to a spy
The music for Bond movies is part of the mystique surrounding 007. The BBC's John Hand speaks to the latest custodian of the 007 scores, musician and fan David Arnold.
Pierce Brosnan has suggested that The World Is Not Enough could be one of his last Bond films. Here, the BBC's Barry Neild compiles a dossier on some unlikely candidates for the 007 role.
The James Bond dossier
The facts behind the 007 books, films and musical contributors.
London greets Bond, James Bond
Britain's favourite spy is back on home soil as the latest film in the long-running series premieres in London.
In pictures: Bond is back
Thousands braved the cold to see the stars arrive for the premiere of the new James Bond film.