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An Olive Blouson for the Never Say Never Again Horse Jump

In a memorable scene from Never Say Never Again when Sean Connery's James Bond breaks out of a prison cell, rescues Domino on horseback and jumps off a cliff on said horse, he wears a casual outfit that would not look out of place today. Connery's olive windcheater b...

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