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Tuesday, 24 March 2015

Sean models Vince

Or bonjour matelot. We knew Sean Connery modelled some clothes for Vince Man's Shop in London during his early days, but was he a 'name' in 1956? - this advert appears in the August 1956 issue of "Films and Filming" where he is clearly named.  This is obviously Connery too - right - in a dinky pair of shorts and a Capri shirt. - click to enlarge.

Connery, 85 now, had some TV credits in 1956 (DIXON OF DOCK GREEN etc), but his first screen credits were in 1957: HELL DRIVERS, and of course his Lana co-starrer ANOTHER TIME ANOTHER PLACE in 1958 and DARBY O'GILL AND THE LITTLE PEOPLE in 1959, along with TARZAN'S GREATEST ADVENTURE, ON THE FIDDLE in 1961 and then that first Bond DR NO .....
More on Vince's fashions at Fashion/British/London labels. 

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