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Released: December 22, 1964 (US)
Length: 1 hr, 50 min.

Bond Is Sent To Investigate Auric Goldfinger, A Strange Millionare Obsessed With Gold. Apparently, Goldfinger Has Been Illegally Smuggling Gold Over National Borders, But That's Not All. Fort Nox Soon Comes Into The Picture And Goldfinger Isn't Going Into The The World's Largest Bank Just To Take A Look Around.


The Women


Tilly Masterson

Played By:

Tania Mallet

Date Of Birth: May 19, 1941 Place Of Birth: Blackpool England
After Goldfinger, Tania Mallet Never Accepted Another Film Role. She Now Lives In England With Her Second Husband.

Pussy Galore

Played By:

Honor Blackman

Date Of Birth: December 12, 1927 Place Of Birth: London, England
Before Her Role As Goldfinger's Personal Pilot, Pussy Galore, Honor Blackman Was Already Well Known For Her Role As Cathy Gale In The Avengers. Honor Blackman Has Been Married Twice And Has Two Children, By Adoption.


Jill Masterson

Played By:

Shirley Eaton

Date Of Birth: January 12, 1937 Place Of Birth: Edgeware, England
Shirley Eaton Probably Had One Of The Most Recognizable Roles In All Of Movie History. That Of The Jill Masterson, The Girl Covered Entirely In Gold Paint (Shown Below). Shirley Eaton Now Lives In The South Of France. She Has Two Children.


The Allies


Felix Leiter

Played By:

Cec Linden

Real Name: Cecil Yekuthial Linder Date Of Birth: January 4, 1921 Place Of Birth: Galicia, Poland Date Of Death: 1992
Cec Linden Was Originally Cast As Simmons, The Man Who Goldfinger Hustles In A Card Game In The Beginning Of The Movie. Instead That Role Was Given To Austin Willis And Cec Ended Up With The Bigger Role. Cec Linden Was Raised In Toronto, Canada.



The Villians


Auric Goldfinger

Played By:

Gert Frobe

Real Name: Karl Gerhardt Frobe Date Of Birth: February 25, 1913 Place Of Birth: Zwickau, Germany Date Of Death: September 5, 1988
One Of The Most Well Known, And Liked, Of The Bond Villians, Gert Frobe Almost Made It Into Two Of The Bond Films. The First Script Of "Diamonds Are Forever" Called For Gert Frobe To Return As Goldinger's Twin Brother. Frobe Had A Hard Time Trying To Learn English Before Filming Of Goldfinger, So His Voice Was Dubbed By Actor Micheal Collins. Gert Frobe Had Two Sons, Utz And Andreas.

OddJob

Played By:

Harold Sakata

Real Name: Tosh Togo Date Of Birth: 1920 Place Of Birth: Hawaii Date Of Death: July 29, 1982
Harold Sakata Was The First Hawaiian Ever To Win An Olympic Medal. He Got The 1948 Silver Medal For Weightlifting. Harold Was A Wrestler When He Got The Role Of OddJob, And Wasn't Used To Holding Back His Punches While Doing A Movie. In The Scene Where Bond Goes To The Fridge To Get A Bottle Of Champaign, Harold Sakata Actually Knocked Connery To The Floor. Shooting Had To Hold Out For Three Weeks While Connery Recovered. Sakata Died In 1982 Of Cancer.



The Vehicle


Aston Martin DB5




CREDITS


James Bond...............................Sean Connery Pussy Galore.............................Honor Blackman Tilly Masterson..........................Tania Mallet Jill Masterson...........................Shirly Eaton Felix Leiter.............................Cec Linden Auric Goldfinger.........................Gert Frobe OddJob...................................Harold Sakata Kisch....................................Michael Mellinger Mr. Ling.................................Burt Kwouk "M"......................................Bernard Lee Moneypenny...............................Lois Maxwell "Q" (Major Boothroyd)....................Desmond Llewelyn Smithers.................................Richard Vernon Solo.....................................Martin Benson Hawker...................................Gerry Duggan Capungo..................................Alf Joint Dink.....................................Margarat Nolan Mei-Lei..................................Mai Ling Bonita...................................Nadja Regin Simmons..................................Austin Willis Produced By: Harry Saltzman Albert R. Brocoli Screenplay By: Richard Maibaum Paul Dehn Directed By: Guy Hamilton Music By: John Barry Theme Song Lyrics By: Leslie Bricusse Anthony Newly Theme Song Sung By: Shirley Bassey Locations: South America, Miami Florida, London England, Switzerland, Kentucky Gadgets And Weapons: Atomic Bomb, Delta-9 Nerve Gas, Homer/Reciever, Industrial Laser, Seagull Snorkel, Tear Gas Parking Meter, Bullet-Proof Jacket, Steel-Rimmed Derby, Walther PPK. Vehicles: Aston Martin DB5, Lincoln Continental, Rolls Royce Phantom 337, Lockheed Jet Star



Goldfinger Bloopers


1. At The Country Club, Goldfinger Tells OddJob To Throw His Bowler Hat At A Statue. He Does So And After The Hat Hits The Neck Of The Statue, You Can Clearly See That The Hat Continues To Fly Off, But A Second Later The Hat Lands Next To The Now Severed Head Lying At The Foot Of The Statue!!! 2. In The Scene After Oddjob Kills Mr. Solo, He Has The Car That They Were In Crushed At A Junk Yard, With The Body Of Solo In It. A Crane Is Used To Put The Car Into The Crusher, But When The Crane Picks The Car Up, You Can See That Th Car Has No Engine!!! 3. During The Fight Between Bond And OddJob In Fort Nox, Bond Pushes Himself Away From Some Bars And They Bend!!!







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