AP PHOTOS: Bond girls show women's progress - Article Photos 12/17

This undated publicity photo provided by United Artists and Danjaq, LLC shows Jill St. John from the James Bond 1971 film, "Diamonds Are Forever." Initially, Bond girls were part of the aesthetic of the series. They had more transient roles. The film is included in the MGM and 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment Blu-Ray "Bond 50" anniversary set. (AP Photo/United Artists and Danjaq, LLC)