Exquisitely Evil: 50 Years of Bond Villains
Exquisitely Evil: 50 Years of Bond Villains is dedicated to 50 years of the James Bond film series’ most memorable villains, from 1962’s DR. NO to the latest villain, SKYFALL’s Silva. The special exhibit explores the power of the iconic series in shaping the public’s understanding of the world of espionage and enables visitors to make connections between fact and fiction and discover how the evildoers and their plots have changed to reflect their times. In addition to over 110 movie and historical artifacts, the exhibit features captivating videos in which real spies comment on the Bond films and share their own “Bond Moments.” Visitors to the 5,000-square- foot exhibit will also have the unique opportunity to step into Bond’s shoes and to explore their more villainous side through interactive experiences.
Bond Begins: Explore the man behind Bond: Ian Fleming—and his Second World War intelligence work that inspired 007’s creation.
Cold War Power Plays: Meet Bond’s longest-lasting rival, Ernst Stavro Blofeld and uncover his nefarious schemes to set the superpowers against each other—plots which capitalized on real Cold War fears.
Earth Redesigned: Encounter villains who want to wipe out the human race in the late 1970s—a time when the public feared that nuclear weapons would end the world.
Murderous Monopolists of the Information Age: Discover two villains who plan to monopolize information age technology in order to obtain fabulous wealth and control the world.
Drugs and Thugs: Trace how the drug trade evolved on film, from 1973’s heroin dealer Dr. Kananga, to 1989’s bloodthirsty cocaine kingpin Frank Sanchez.
Cold War Castoffs: Meet villains who pursue power, money, and mad schemes of revenge amid the ideological wreckage and changing political landscape of the post-Cold War world.
New World Disorder: Witness a new generation of shadowy villains—burrowed into the highest circles of international power—who back terrorists and exploit environmental causes to mask their evil intentions.
Spies On Bond and My Bond Moment: See and hear from real spies as they make connections between the fictional world of Bond and the real world of espionage, and share their own Bond Moments—memories of their own challenging missions that could have been pulled from a 007 blockbuster.
Weapons of Mass Disruption: See the different ways that cyberspace has become a battleground for the military, terrorists, and spies like SKYFALL’s Silva.
For more informatoin please visit: The International Spy Museum