Bond and Lincoln: Who Knew They Had So Much in Common?

It's not just good reviews and enthusiasm at the box office, these two screen heroes had tragic pasts, signature drinks, even special gadgets

Credit: Everett Collection

Updated: Monday Nov 12, 2012 | 04:00 PM EST By: Oliver Jones


Bond had everything from a TV watch to a submarine car – and of course Sean Connery's jetpack in 1965's Thunderball. Lincoln's trademark stovepipe hat doubled as storage space for speeches and other important papers.

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