The History of the Bikini

Ursula Andress, playing Honey Rider, in the first Bond film Dr. No, strides out of  tropical Caribbean waters in her home made bikini

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An iconic moment in cinema history came in 1962, when Swiss actress Ursula Andress, playing Honey Rider in the James Bond film Dr. No, strode out of tropical Caribbean waters wearing her homemade bikini. Nearly 40 years later, it sold for $60,000 at an auction in 2001. The following year, the moment was memorably re-created by Halle Berry in Die Another Day.

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