PG | | Action, Adventure, Thriller
007 is sent to stop a diabolically brilliant heroin magnate armed with a complex organization and a reliable psychic tarot card reader.
Tom Mankiewicz originally wrote the main Bond girl to be African-American (with an eye on Diana Ross for the part) but one of the producers told him it couldn't be done, on account of some of their markets (primarily Japan and South Africa) banning all films with interracial romances. It was, until Die Another Day (2002) featured the lead Bond girl as an African-American.
... was so ably pointed out by the Secretary General in his opening remarks. But - and I must emphasize this point - no formula can or will ever cover each case. For instance...
After Tee-Hee bends the gun, James throws it away. However the magazine was still useful. So why didn't he keep it?
The End of Live and Let Die James Bond will return in The Man with the Golden Gun
Some US TV versions also omitted Bond and Solitaire's first encounter with Baron Samedi after their escape from Kananga's island. Also omitted was Baron Samedi's landing into the coffin full of snakes after his brief battle with Bond.
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