connery's overrated. he plays one part in every role - connery. the only russian submarine commander with a scottish accent ffs.
intriguing theory on the theme song btw.
I'm taken with the theory that 'James Bond' is just a codename and not his *actual* name. it falls down in places, but it does explain the change of person from film to film and why he doesn't age too much (eg a 40-something Bond in Dr No would be due his telegram from Her Majesty, if not already in receipt of it).
1 James Bond is a Codename 1.1 The Gist of It 1.2 Evidence 1.3 Counter-Evidence 1.4 Conclusion Not all fiction has to exist in the same continuity. James Bond has been a 30-something year old spy in the cold war-era, fighting Russians, and a 30-something year old spy in modern times, protecting...fantheories.fandom.com
Your theory has precedent, Richard Tomlinson's book describes his interviewing officer as a Mr Green. Who was replaced by another Mr Green during his induction. Same with M etc.
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