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JAMES BOND
FACT FILES

Dr. No

(1962)

Diamonds Are Forever

(1971)

Octopussy

(1983)

 The World Is Not Enough

(1999)

 From Russia With Love

 (1963)

Live And Let Die

(1973)

A View To A Kill

(1985)

 Die Another Day

 (2002)

 Goldfinger

 (1964)

The Man With The Golden Gun

(1974)

The Living Daylights

(1987)

Casino Royale

 (2006)

 Thunderball

 (1965)

The Spy Who Loved Me

(1977)

Licence To Kill

(1989)

Quantum of Solace

 (2008)

 You Only Live Twice

 (1967)

Moonraker

(1979)

GoldenEye

(1995)

Skyfall

(2012)

 On Her Majesty's Secret Service

 (1969)

For Your Eyes Only

(1981)

Tomorrow Never Dies

(1997)

Spectre

(2015)

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Casino Royale

 (1954 - TV)

Casino Royale

 (1967)

 Never Say Never Again

 (1983)

Host for CLIMAX! William Lundigan

William Lundigan

James Bond (Barry Nelson)

James Bond (Barry Nelson)

Valerie Mathis (Linda Christian)

Valerie Mathis (Linda Christian)

Casino Royale logo (From TV Guide)


Date of broadcast: 21st October 1954 CBS-TV
Channel 2 8.30-9.30 EST
Running Time: 50 minutes
James Bond: Barry Nelson
Plot:

American CIA agent 'card-sharp' Jimmy Bond joins forces with Clarence Leiter of the British Secret Service to outwit Soviet Agent Le Chiffre, who is using party funds to raise money at the Baccarat tables of Casino Royale.

Bondís Women: Valerie Mathis (Linda Christian)
Bondís Enemies: Le Chiffre (Peter Lorre)
Zoltan (Kurt Katch)
Basil (Genre Roth)
Bondís Allies: Clarence Leiter (Michael Pate)
Art Directors: Robert Tyler Lee & James DeVal
Screenplay: Anthony Ellis & Charles Bennett
Host for CLIMAX! William Lundigan
Director: William H. Brown
Producer: Bretaigne Windhurst
Music: Jerry Goldsmith [uncredited]

Casino Royale was originally broadcast live on Thursday, October 21st 1954 as the fourth show in the season of the drama series 'CLIMAX'. The show was long thought to be lost but surfaced from obscurity when film and TV historian Jim Schoenberger discovered an old kinescope of the production in Chicago in the early 1980s.

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Casino Royale Title Screen

Casino Royale title screen

Le Chiffre (Peter Lorre)

Le Chiffre (Peter Lorre)

Clarence Leiter (Michael Pate)

Clarence Leiter (Michael Pate)


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