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Released: December 17, 1971 (US)
Length: 2 hrs


The Woman


Tiffany Case

Played By:

Jill St.John

Real Name: Jill Oppeheim Date Of Birth: August 19, 1940 Place Of Birth: Los Angeles, California
Jill St.John's First Run In With With The James Bond Mythos Was In 1960, When She Appeared In The March Issue Of Playboy. It Was In That Issue Where One Of Ian Flemmings Stories Was Printed, "The Hildebrande Rarity". St.John Now Lives With Her Husband, Robert Wagner, In The Pacific Palisades.


The Allies


Felix Leiter

Played By:

Norman Burton


Willard Whyte

Played By:

Jimmy Dean

Date Of Birth: 1929 Place Of Birth: Plainview, Texas
In 1964, Jimmy Dean Had His Own Show On ABC. Dean Considered Himself More As An Entertainer Than An Actor Or A Singer. In 1968 Dean Purchased A Hog Farm And Started The Jimmy Dean Meat Company, Which Is Still Around Today.



The Villians


Ernst Stavro Blofeld

Played By:

Charles Grey

Date Of Birth: 1928 Place Of Birth: Bournemouth, England
It's Ironic That Charles Grey had A Role As Dikko Henderson In "You Only Live Twice", The First Bond Film To Show The Face Of Ernst Stavro Blofeld, Only To Come Back To Play Blofeld In "Diamonds Are Forever". Grey Is Also Well Known For His Role In The Cult Flick "The Rocky Horror Picture Show".

Mr.Wint And Mr.Kidd

Played By:

Bruce Glover

Date Of Birth: May 2, 1932 Place Of Birth: Chicago, Illinois

And Putter Smith

Real Name: Patrick Vern Smith Date Of Birth: January 19, 1941 Place Of Birth: Huntington Park, California
Putter Smith Lost His Name For Diamonds. That's No Joke. You See, When Smith Came On Board For "Diamonds Are Forever", He Found Out That There Was Already Another Actor With The Name Patrick Smith. Smith Was A Actually Jazz Basist, Not An Actor, So He Never Ran Into This Problem Before. So Just For The Sake Of The Movie, Smith Used His Old Nickname, "Putter". Today, Putter Smith Is Still A Basist.



The Vehicles


1971 Mustang Fastback


The "MoonBuggy"




CREDITS


James Bond...............................Sean Connery Tiffany Case.............................Jill St.John Plenty O'Toole...........................Lana Wood Ernst Stavro Blofeld.....................Charles Grey Willard Whyte............................Jimmy Dean Felix Leiter.............................Norman Burton Mr.Kidd..................................Putter Smith Mr.Wint..................................Bruce Glover Saxby....................................Bruce Cabot "M"......................................Bernard Lee Moneypenny...............................Lois Maxwell "Q" (Major Boothroyd)....................Desmond Llewelyn Dr.Metz..................................Joe Furst Shady Tree...............................leodard Barr Mrs.Whistler.............................Margaret Lacey Peter Franks.............................Joe Robinson Sir Donald Munger........................Laurence Naismith Doctor...................................David deKeyser Mr.Slumber...............................David Bauer Bambi.................................... Thumper.................................. Produced By: Harry Saltzman Albert R. Brocoli Screenplay By: Richard Maibaum Tom Mankiewicz Directed By: Guy Hamilton Music By: John Barry Theme Song Lyrics By: Don Black Theme Song Sung By: Shirley Bassey Locations: Cairo Egypt, London England, Amsterdam Netherlands, LasVegas Nevada, Baha California Mexico Gadgets And Weapons: Bombe "Suprise", Holster Finger Clamp, Laser Satellite, Latex Fingerprints, Piton Gun, Slot Machine Ring, Voice Simulator, Walther PPK. Vehicles: "Bathosub", 3-Wheel Dirt Bike, MoonBuggy, 1971 Mustang Fastback.



Diamond Bloopers


1. 007 Drives With His Ford Mustang On Both Right Tyres Into An Alley But He Comes Out On The Car's Left Tyres?!?!? (Blooper Noticed ByRoger Hediger) 2. Bonds Mustang (rented in Las Vegas, Nevada) Has A Licence Plat From California (CA). (Blooper Noticed ByRoger Hediger) 3.







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