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How Honor Blackman Brought Women's Self Defense to Television

A half century after she first stepped into a dojo, Honor Blackman still hasn’t forgotten the ripe aroma of her very first judo lesson. “It was on Panton Street and Joe and Doug Robinson were my instructors, and they said it was down in the basement,” the then 85-year-old actress recalled at a Reavenging The Avengers stage panel in late 2010. “I arrived at the premises and started to go down the steps.
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