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Super spy James Bond immortalized in world’s largest corn maze

"We are Bond fans. We love all the films."

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Super spy James Bond has been celebrated in a new design in the world’s largest corn maze. (Richardson Adventure Farm via SWNS)

By Dean Murray via SWNS

"The name's Bond. James Bond. And do you know the way out?"

Super spy James Bond has been celebrated in a new design in the world’s largest corn maze.

The incredible mural has been planted to mark the 60th anniversary of the iconic agent's movies.

The corn maze trail at the Richardson Adventure Farm in Spring Grove, Illinois, stretches 10 miles long and spans over 28-acres.

Five main Bond actors, who appeared in more than one film, appear, namely Roger Moore, Timothy Dalton, Sean Connery, Daniel Craig and Pierce Brosnan.

Super spy James Bond has been celebrated in a new design in the world’s largest corn maze. (Richardson Adventure Farm via SWNS)
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The design also features a Bond girl, a Monaco casino and 007's Aston Martin.

"We are Bond fans. We love all the films," said George Richardson, 69, who operates the farm along with wife, Wendy, 72; brother Robert, 72; Robert's wife Carol, 73; George's son Ryan, 41; and Ryan's wife Kristen.

"Every winter we are thinking about what the corn maze theme will be.

"If the Chicago sports teams did something spectacular, we celebrate that because it’s popular with the customers and media. But, that didn’t happen, so we searched for anniversaries of great things.

"Several good ideas came to light, but themes also have to have the potential to make a great giant picture on our world’s largest corn maze – that’s one of our signatures."

"That’s when James Bond came to the front of the list. It has broad customer appeal, the media will have fun with it, and it will make a spectacular picture.

"The Bond films seem to have just the right amount of action, romance, intrigue, and plot twists, without being brutally bloody. They are always enjoyable."

The family previously immortilized the Beatles in one of their designs. (Richardson Adventure Farm via SWNS)

Cutting edge design and planting technology was needed to create the maze.

"Faces are challenging for us to rototill, but our maze designer, Mazeplay.com, does a great job of drawing them so we knew the faces are a wow factor," George said.

"GPS is hooked into a computer which tells the planter units when to plant corn.

"After the corn is around 4 feet tall, we rototill the trails with our own tractor to smooth the lines of the trails and leave nice smooth walking trails."

The family previously immortalized the Fab Four in one of their designs.

"One of our favorite mazes from the past is the Beatles maze we did in 2013," George said.

"We were celebrating 50 years since their first recorded song – 'Love, Love Me Do,' and the notes of the song are in the design."

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