Event alert: Spy Vibers in the London area have a chance to see Mario Bava's Danger Diabolik on the big screen in July! The Prince Charles Cinema is hosting a screening on July 7th at 9PM. More info here. If you haven't seen it, Danger Diabolik is truly one of the most fabulous genre films from the Sixties. Based on the popular Italian comic about a master criminal and anti-hero, the character was brought to the big screen by director Bava, who employed his trademark practical effects, lighting, and sense of design to create a dynamic and sexy action flick. Leading the cast: John Phillip Law (Barbarella), Merisa Mell (Secret Agent Super Dragon), and Adolfo Cell (Thunderball). There is so much to enjoy, but some stand-out elements for me include a Verner Panton-inspired interior piece, an experimental jazz score by Morricone (this will sound great on a theater system!), and some quintessential 60s fashion and E-Type Jags. It's no wonder the film has loomed large here on Spy Vibe over the years! Related posts: Spy Vibe Radio: Diabolik, Diabolik Set Designs, Morricone R.I.P., Diabolik Interview, Diabolik Figures, Diabolik Sounds, Diabolik Park Ride, Danger Diabolik Blu. Spy Vibers might also enjoy my Diabolikal board on Pinterest. Also coming up at the Prince Charles, check out some James Bond and other stylish classics: The Living Daylights (June 27), The World is Not Enough (June 30), Die Another Day (July 7), North By Northwest (July 8), Casino Royale (Jul 9), Wings of Desire (July 15- a personal fave), Quantum of Solace (July 16), Skyfall (July 23), Persona (July 24), The Black Cat (July 27), 2001 (July 29), and Spectre (July 30).
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