PG | | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
James Bond investigates the mid-air theft of a space shuttle, and discovers a plot to commit global genocide.
The film opens with a scene showing a N.A.S.A. Space Shuttle. After a brief interlude at MI5 in London, the next scene involves Bond on a small private jet. This aircraft is painted with the brand name "Apollo", which was the name of N.A.S.A.'s ... ...
How are we doing, Richard?
RAF Officer: We should pass over the English coast 15 minutes ahead of time, sir.
Captain: Wow! With this load on our back, that's good going.
RAF Officer: Just trust the RAF, sir.
During the gondola hovercraft scene through St. Mark's Square, the fringe at the bottom of the gondola hangs freely as if the vehicle is actually on wheels, rather than being blown around due to the cushion of air.
[Filmed at ...] Pinewood Studios (London) and on location in Italy, Brazil, Guatemala, U.S.A. and Outer Space!
On a recent ABC TV showing, one scene involved Bond being lured to Drax's hidden pyramid base by one of Drax's beauties. In the original version, as Bond is following her, a shot of her walking reveals some brief nudity as she has no clothing underneath her top. In the ABC version, the lady now has clothing underneath her top.
Raindrop Prelude (Opus 28, No. 15 in D flat Major)
by Frédéric Chopin
English, Italian, Portuguese
$7,108,344 (USA) (1 July 1979)
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