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Dubai's Burj Khalifa set to host James Bond exhibition

Designing 007: Fifty Years of Bond Style will include Scaramanga’s Golden Gun and the Aston Martin DB10

Dubai's Burj Khalifa set to host James Bond exhibition
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Emaar Properties is celebrating more than 50 years of the launch of the James Bond franchise by hosting a special exhibition in Burj Khalifa, the world's tallest building.

The iconic tower will showcase the Designing 007: Fifty Years of Bond Style exhibition from November 14, to February 13, 2017 which includes Scaramanga’s Golden Gun from The Man with the Golden Gun and Daniel Craig’s wardrobe from Casino Royale, the Spectre Aston Martin DB10.

The exhibition will present the design and style of the James Bond franchise and the craft behind the sets, the music, gadgets, vehicles, technology and fashion over the course of five decades, a statement said.

It added that the celebration will be held across a range of assets of Emaar including At The Top, Burj Khalifa, Reel Cinemas and Dubai Aquarium & Underwater Zoo at The Dubai Mall and The Dubai Fountain. 

Since its successful debut at the Barbican Centre, London, in 2012, the show has been exhibited in Toronto, Shanghai, Melbourne, Moscow, Rotterdam, Madrid, Mexico City and Paris.

Ahmad Al Falasi, executive director – Group Operations, Emaar Properties said: “Over a period of three months, visitors to Downtown Dubai will be assured of an exceptional experience as we celebrate, for the first time in the region, the creativity and craft behind the Bond franchise.”

At Designing 007: Fifty Years of Bond Style screen icons, costumes, production design, automobiles, gadgets, special effects, graphic design, exotic locations, weapons, stunts and props combine to immerse the audience in the creation and development of Bond style over its 50-year history.

Ticket sales for the Designing 007: Fifty Years of Bond Style exhibition will begin from October 15.

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