PG | | Action, Adventure, Thriller
Agent 007 is assigned to hunt for a lost British encryption device and prevent it from falling into enemy hands.
The first line of the Ian Fleming short story read: "The most beautiful bird in Jamaica, and some say the most beautiful bird in the world, is the streamer-tail or doctor humming-bird." The last line read: "She fell in behind and followed him, and as she walked she pulled the tired bits of golden-rod out of her hair and undid a ribbon and let the pale gold hair fall down to her shoulders."
Mr. Bond, Mr. Bond. I'm so glad I caught you. Your office called. They're sending a helicopter to pick you up. Some sort of emergency.
James Bond: It usually is. Thank you.
While Bond is climbing up to the monastery and he reaches the top, the camera shows the anchor pulling out of the cliff. It is obviously stop motion photography because rocks disappear and shadows move very jumpily.
James Bond will return in OCTOPUSSY
Video prints prior to the early 1990's had the opening and closing titles formatted to fit the screen. Current video prints have the opening and closing titles letterboxed.
English, Greek, Italian
$6,834,967 (USA) (28 June 1981)
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