Greatest James Bond Films

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Summary

1970s

Greatest James Bond Films - Summary
(chronological)
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See also Greatest James Bond Girls (illustrated)
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#
Title
Director
Studio
Bond Actor
Bond
Villains
Bond
Girls

(# of Love-making Encounters)
Film
Locales
Gadgets
Vehicles
#
Deaths
(Bond Kills)
7

Diamonds Are Forever (1971)

d. Guy Hamilton

United Artists

Sean Connery
Ernst Stavro Blofeld (Charles Gray), Mr. Wint (Bruce Glover), Mr. Kidd (Putter Smith), Peter Franks (Joe Robinson), Morton Slumber (David Bauer), Shady Tree (Leonard Barr), Bert Saxby (Bruce Cabot), Professor Dr. Metz (Joseph Furst), Bambi (Lola Larson), Thumper (Trina Parks)
Tiffany Case (Jill St. John), Plenty O'Toole (Lana Wood)

2

Japan, Cairo, Egypt, South (or Central) America, London, England, South Africa, Dover, England, Amsterdam, Netherlands, Los Angeles and Las Vegas, Nevada (US), North Dakota, Baja, California, Mexico finger or hand booby (or pocket) snap trap or clamp, peel-off imitation (fake) fingerprints, grappling-hook piton gun, voice changer or synthesizer machine, an electro-magnetic slot-machine RPM controller (designed to win at slots in Vegas casinos), a diamond-encrusted laser satellite, La Bombe Surprise (ticking bomb hidden in cake) Helicopter, Seaspeed Hovercraft, Hearse, Tiffany's 1971 red Ford Mustang Mach 1, Mertz' Ford Van, Moon buggy, Honda 3-wheeled Dirt Bikes (with oversized inflatable tires), Blofeld's Mercedes, floating silver-colored air balloon, Whyte's squadron of helicopters, Bathosub (mini-submarine), the Canberra cruise ship
12
(6)
8

Live and Let Die (1973)

d. Guy Hamilton

United Artists

Roger Moore
Dr. Kananga/Mr. Big (Yaphet Kotto), Whisper (Earl Jolly Brown), Tee Hee (Julius W. Harris), Cab Driver 1 (Arnold Williams), Baron Samedi (Geoffrey Holder), Rosie Carver (Gloria Hendry), Adam (Tommy Lane)
Miss Caruso (Madeline Smith), Solitaire (Jane Seymour)

7

New York City, US (United Nations), New Orleans, Louisiana, San Monique - a fictional island in the Caribbean, London, England, Harlem (uptown) in NYC, surrounding bayou areas in New Orleans sonic blasting earpiece, switchblade knife, Pulsar digital watch, Rolex wrist watch with a hyper-intensified magnetic field bullet-deflector and buzz-saw, Whisper's poison dart-shooting right-side rear-view car mirror, cigarette lighter communicator, hand-held bug sweeper/detector, hairbrush transmitter, hang glider, Dr. Kananga's scarecrows (closed circuit TV surveillance devices), flute radio transmitter, shark pellet gun that fires compressed air bullets Double Decker Bus, Harley Davidson motorcycles, Glastron Speedboats, Kananga's underground monorail, Overnight train
13
(7)
9

The Man With the Golden Gun (1974)

d. Guy Hamilton

United Artists

Roger Moore
Francisco Scaramanga (Christopher Lee), Nick Nack (Hervé Villechaize), Hai Fat (Richard Loo), Chula (Chan Yiu Lam), Kra (Sonny Caldinez) Andrea Anders (Maud Adams), Saida (Carmen du Sautoy), Miss Mary Goodnight (Britt Ekland), Chew Mee (Francoise Therry)

2

Scaramanga's island (unnamed) off the coast of China in Red-Chinese territorial waters, London, England (UK), Beirut, Lebanon, Macau - China's Guangdong Province, Hong Kong, Bangkok, Thailand and surrounding areas Scaramanga's deadly, custom-made 4.2 mm golden-plated gun with golden bullets (constructed of a cigarette case handle, bullet chamber-lighter, fountain pen-barrel, and cuff link-trigger), fake synthetic nipple, Solar (solex) agitator, magnetic homing device, walkie-talkie Flying Sandpaper Hydrofoil, Anders' green Rolls-Royce, Mary Goodnight's yellowish MG convertible, Scaramanga's Chinese Junk, screw-motorized Bangkok canal-river boats, Scaramanga's bronze, black-roofed two-door AMC Matador converted into a flying Car Plane (with roof-mounted wing and jet motor), Bond's jazzy red AMC Hornet Hatchback, Republic RC-3 Seabee seaplane
6
(1)
10

The Spy Who Loved Me (1977)

d. Lewis Gilbert

United Artists

Roger Moore
Sergi Borzov (Michael Billington), Karl Stromberg (Curt Jurgens), Jaws (Richard Kiel), Sandor (Milton Reid), Aziz Fekkesh (Nadim Sawalha) and Max Kalba (Vernon Dobtcheff), Naomi (Caroline Munro), Liparus Captain (Sydney Tafler)
Major Anya Amasova (Barbara Bach), Log Cabin Girl (Sue Vanner), Felicca (Olga Bisera)

3

North Norwegian Sea, London, England, Moscow, Russia, People's Rest & Recuperation Center in Soviet Union, Berngarten in the Austrian Alps (the cliff-skiing parachute jump in the pre-title credits sequence), Faslane Naval Base, Scotland, Stromberg's underwater base - "Atlantis" (positioned somewhere off Sardinia, Italy), Egypt (Cairo, the Pyramids at Giza, various ancient ruins, on the Nile), Sardinia, Italy KGB transmitter-beeper - disguised as music box radio (playing Lara's Theme from Doctor Zhivago (1965)), Seiko watch (with ticker-tape message device), Ski-Pole Gun-Rifle, hand-held microfilm viewer-reader/camera (disguised as a cigarette case and lighter), Anya's fake cigarettes (with knock-out or sleep-inducing gas), Gadgets in Q's workshop (a decapitating tea tray with a razor brim, a spring-mounted seat cushion, a hookah-machine gun, a paint sprayer, and a camel saddle that concealed a large spike), explosive harpoon-gun nuclear submarines (HMS Ranger, USS Wayne, and Soviet Potemkin), Jaws' gray Sherpa Van (Telephone Service), supertanker The Liparus, a new "Bondmobile" - the white Lotus Esprit S1-Turbo hatchback sportscar ("Wet Nellie" - a submersible with fins, back-mounted underwater propellers, navigational periscope. Weapons: radar-guided surface-to-air missiles, front-mounted underwater rockets, underwater smoke screen (of black oil), and limpet mine (depth charges) dispenser. For land use: cannons hidden behind the license plate to spray wet cement), Stromberg's black-yellow striped Kawasaki Motorcycle with detachable Side-car (a rocket-powered pod with high explosives), Stromberg's black-yellow striped Jet Ranger Bell Helicopter (with front-mounted machine guns), Stromberg's two-seater Sharkhunter Mini-Submarine (with missiles), Stromberg's Hovercar (mag-lev monorail train inside The Liparus) and converted Speedboat, Hydrofoil Water Motorcycle (Jet Ski) or Wetbike, Stromberg's Escape Pod
19
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11

Moonraker (1979)

d. Lewis Gilbert

United Artists

Roger Moore
Jaws (Richard Kiel), Sir Hugo Drax (Michael Lonsdale), Chang (Toshiro Suga) Corinne Dufour (Corinne Clery), Dr. Holly Goodhead (Lois Chiles), Manuela (Emily Bolton)

4

Jumbo-jet flight from US to UK (over Yukon Territory in Canada), and private jet flight from Africa to England, London, England, Los Angeles Airport, Drax Estate in Southern California, Venice, Italy, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, River Tapirapé and Iguaçu Falls (Brazilian jungle), Outer space, Moscow, Russia, Vandenberg AFB and Houston Space Control Center in US nerve-activated wrist dart gun (with five blue-tipped, armor-piercing darts, and five red-tipped cyanide-coated darts), astronaut training centrifuge, cigarette-case safe-cracker with X-Ray machine, 007 miniature spy camera (hidden in cigarette lighter), Drax's Globes, Holly's CIA-issued gadgets (a poisonous hypodermic needle-syringe concealed in the barrel of a fountain pen, a dart-firing diary, a flame-throwing perfumer sprayer, and a radio receiver and aerial concealed in her handbag), explosive bolas, a fake sleeping gaucho with concealed machine-gun, a hand-held laser gun, a Seiko wrist-watch (with plastic explosives and detonator cable) Space Shuttles (Moonraker), 747 Jumbo Jet, Apollo Airways private jet, Venice gondola, Venetian Gondola Hovercraft (or "Bondola") with drop-down propeller-driven motor, hidden steering column and wheels, Air France Concorde Jet, Cable Car Gondola, Armored Glastron Hydrofoil Speedboat (that deployed hidden mines and torpedoes) - with Hang Glider
18
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Greatest James Bond Films - Summary
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Introduction | 1960s | 1970s | 1980s | 1990s | 2000s-


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