THE LIVING DAYLIGHTS, 1987, MGM/Park Circus, 130 min. Dir. John Glen. James Bond (Timothy Dalton) first encounters the lovely Kara Milovy (Maryam dAbo) at a concert hall in Bratislava. Bond is there to bring a KGB defector back to Britain while she is there to play the cello - or so it initially appears. The KGB general, too, is not what he seems, and 007 soon finds himself entangled in assassinations, arms deals and Afghanistans mujahideen in this gritty Cold War thriller.
LICENCE TO KILL, 1989, MGM/Park Circus, 133 min. Dir. John Glen. On his way to CIA friend Felix Leiters wedding, James Bond is pulled into a mission that leaves Leiter injured and his bride dead. Bond vows revenge on the drug lord responsible, tracking him to Central America even after M has revoked his license to kill. One of the darker and more violent entries in the series, this film was the last with Timothy Dalton as Agent 007. Book signing of Bill Desowitz James Bond Unmasked at 6:30 PM in the Aero lobby.