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Released: September 23, 1963 (UK) May 27, 1964 (US)
Length: 1 hr, 55 min.


In Revenge For The Death Of Doctor No, Spectre Devises A Plan To Kill James Bond. The Bait: A Russian Lektor And A Young Scipher Clerk.


The Women


Tatiana Romanova

Played By:

Daniela Bianchi

Date Of Birth: Jan 31, 1942 Place Of Birth: Rome, Italy
Daniela Bianchi Was Miss Rome 1960 And Was The First Runner Up For Miss Universe That Same Year

Sylvia Trench

Played By:

Eunice Gayson

Eunice Gayson Was First Cast To Play Miss MoneyPenny, But That Part Was Later Given To Lois Maxwell. The Part Of Sylvia Trench Was Supposed To Become A Recurring Character As Well As Moneypenny, But Goldfinger Director, Guy Hamilton, Felt That The Character, A London Based Girlfriend For Bond, Was Too Restricting For The Pre-Credit Action Sequence, So He Cut It. Sylvia Trench Also Appeared In "Dr.No". Eunice Gayson's Daughter Later Appeared As An Extra In " Goldeneye".



The Ally


Kerim Bey

Played By:

Pedro Armendariz

Date Of Birth: May 9, 1912 Place Of Birth: Churubusco, Mexico Date Of Death: June 18, 1963 Place Of Death: Los Angeles, California
Before The Filming Of "From Russia With Love", Pedro Armendariz Developed Cancer. At First He Tried To Hide His Condition, But It Soon Worsened And Came To The Attention Of Director Terence Young. Armendariz Pleaded With Young To Allow Him To Finish The Film. Young Agreed, And Armendariz Ended Up Gaving The Performance Of His Life. Two Weeks After The Completion Of The Film, Armendariz Commited Suicide In A Hospital Bed. Armendariz's Son, Pedro Jr., Appeared In The 1989 Bond Film, "License To Kill" As President Hector Lopez.



The Villians


Blofeld

Played By:

Anthony Dawson

Although He Wasn't Given Credit, Anthony Dawson Played The Part Of Specter No.1 In Both "From Russia With Love" And "Thunderball". He Also Played The Part Of Professor Dent In "Dr.No".

Rosa Klebb

Played By:

Lotte Lenya

Real Name: Karoline Blamauer Date Of Birth: October 18, 1898 Place Of Birth: Vienna, Austria Date Of Death: November 27, 1981 Place Of Death: Manhattan
Lotte Lenya Was Mostly Known For Her Dancing And Singing Than Her Acting Before "From Russia With Love". Was Once Nominated For An Academy Award For Best Performance In The Movie "The Roman Spring Of Mrs. Stone", And Before The Bond Movie, She Made A Mark In "Threepenny Opera".

Red Grant

Played By:

Robert Shaw

Date Of Birth: August 9, 1927 Place Of Birth: Westhoughton, Lancashire, England Date Of Death: August 27, 1978 Place Of Death: Tourmakeady, Ireland
Robert Shaw Was A Noted Novelist And Playwrite As Well As An Actor. He Was Nominated For An Academy Award In 1966 For His Work In "A Man For All Seasons". He Died Of A Heart Attack In 1978.



The Vehicles And Weapons


Bently MK IV


Rosa Klebb's Shoe Dagger




CREDITS


James Bond...............................Sean Connery Tatiana Romanova.........................Daniela Bianchi Blofeld..................................Anthony Dawson Rosa Klebb...............................Lotte Lenya Red Grant................................Robert Shaw "M"......................................Bernard Lee Moneypenny...............................Lois Maxwell "Q" (Major Boothroyd)....................Desmond Llewelyn Morzeny..................................Walter Gotell Vaura....................................Frands deWolff Sylvia Trench............................Eunice Gayson Benz.....................................Peter Bayliss Krilencu.................................Fred Haggerty Vida&Zora................................Ailiza Gur&Martine Beswick Produced By: Harry Saltzman Albert R. Brocoli Screenplay By: Richard Maibaum Adapted By: Johanna Harwood Directed By: Terence Young Music By: John Barry Theme Song Written By: Lionel Bart &Sung By: Matt Monro Locations: London, Istambul, Yugoslavia,& Venice Italy Gadgets, Weapons: Lektor, Piano Wire Watch, Poison Shoe Knife, Sewer Based Periscope, "Standard Issue" Briefcase, Tape Camera, Walther PPK. Vehicles: Bently MK IV, The Orient Express, Spectre Helicopters, Spectre Launches.



From Russia Bloopers


1. Before Bond First Meets Tatiana, He Turns On The Water To Take A Bath. He Never Turns It Back Off!! Can You Say Flood?







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