Photos: Becoming James Bond

The top five candidates for "On Her Majesty's Secret Service," including the final choice of George Lazenby, are shown in a composite image published in the October 11, 1968, issue of Life. Click through the gallery to view images from behind the scenes as the candidates auditioned to replace Sean Connery.

The top five candidates for "On Her Majesty's Secret Service," including the final choice of George Lazenby, are shown in a composite image published in the October 11, 1968, issue of Life. Click through the gallery to view images from behind the scenes as the candidates auditioned to replace Sean Connery.