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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)

Not part of the official
EON PRODUCTIONS series:

Casino Royale

 (1954 - TV)

Casino Royale

 (1967)

 Never Say Never Again

 (1983)

UK Quad Poster [Style A & B]

UK Quad Poster [Style A & B]

US 1-Sheet poster

US 1-Sheet poster

Pussy Galore (Honor Blackman)

Pussy Galore (Honor Blackman)

Auric Goldfinger (Gert Frobe)

Auric Goldfinger (Gert Frobe)

Goldfinger logo


Date of release: World Premiere 17th September 1964, Odeon Leicester Square, London.
Running Time: 109 minutes
James Bond: Sean Connery
Plot: Using a nuclear device supplied by Red China, gold-smuggler and metallurgist Auric Goldfinger intends to increase the value of his gold bullion ten-fold by detonating the device inside Fort Knox, thereby making the 15 billion dollar gold supply of the United States radioactive for 58 years.
Bond’s Women: Pussy Galore (Honor Blackman)
Jill Masterson (Shirley Eaton)
Bonita – the night-club dancer (Nadja Regin)
Dink (Margaret Nolan)
Bond’s Enemies: Auric Goldfinger (Gert Frobe)
Oddjob (Harold Sakata)
Capungo (Alf Joint)
Bond’s Allies: Felix Leiter (Cec Linder)
Tilly Masterson (Tania Mallet)
‘M’ (Bernard Lee)
Miss Moneypenny (Lois Maxwell)
‘Q’ (Desmond Llewelyn)
Bond’s Car: Aston Martin DB5
Bond’s Gadget: Aston Martin DB5 with accessories: bullet-proof windscreen, smoke screen, oil sprayer, front- wing machine guns, retractable rear bullet-proof shield, tyre-slashing hub cap blades, homer tracking screen, and front passenger ejector seat.
Main Title Music: ‘Goldfinger’ sung by Shirley Bassey
End Title Music: ‘Goldfinger’ sung by Shirley Bassey
Music Score: John Barry
Production Design: Ken Adam
Main Titles Designer: Robert Brownjohn
Editor: Peter Hunt
Screenplay: Richard Maibaum & Paul Dehn
Director of
Photography:
Ted Moore
Director: Guy Hamilton
Producers: *Harry Saltzman & Albert R. Broccoli
The listing shown is contractual for the Eastern Hemisphere and is reversed for the Western Hemisphere.

Awards: Oscar® Winner 1965
Best Sound Effects
(Norman Wanstall)

BAFTA Winner 1965
Best British Art Direction, Colour (Ken Adam)

James Bond (Sean Connery)

James Bond (Sean Connery)

Gunbarrel (Bob Simmons)

Gunbarrel (Bob Simmons)

Goldfinger title screen

Goldfinger title screen

Aston Martin DB5

Aston Martin DB5

Oddjob (Harold Sakata)

Oddjob (Harold Sakata)

CLASSIC SCENE

Goldfinger CLASSIC SCENE
“Choose your next witticism
carefully Mr Bond it may be your last!”

DIRECTOR: Guy Hamilton
 
STARRING:
Sean Connery, Honor Blackman, Gert Frobe, Shirley Eaton, Tania Mallet, Harold Sakata, Bernard Lee, Cec Linder, Lois Maxwell, Desmond Llewelyn.

 
SCREENPLAY:
Richard Maibaum and Paul Dehn
 
CLASSIC SCENE:
Secret Agent James Bond 007 (Sean Connery) has tracked suspected gold-smuggler Auric Goldfinger (Gert Frobe) to Auric Enterprises, his factory complex in Switzerland. Investigating the complex at night, 007 is discovered together with Tilly Masterson (Tania Mallet) and a car chase ensues. After Tilly is killed by the deadly Oddjob (Harold Sakata), Bond attempts to escape in his gadget-packed Aston Martin DB5, and a car chase ensues around the roadways in Goldfinger’s complex. Believing the reflected headlights of his DB5 in a junction mirror are that of an oncoming vehicle, Bond swerves his car to avoid ‘a head-on collision’ and crashes into a wall, knocking himself cold. Regaining consciousness, agent 007 discovers he is firmly strapped to a cold metal surface…

GOLDFINGER: Good evening double-o-seven. 

JAMES BOND: My name is James Bond. 

GOLDFINGER: And members of your curious profession are few in number. You have been recognised, let’s say by one of your opposite numbers – who is also licenced to kill! Ho, that interesting car of yours. I too have a new toy but, considerably more practical.

You are looking at an industrial laser, which emits a light not found in nature. It can project a spot on the moon, or at closer range cut through solid metal I will show you.

(a beam of light emits from the laser poised above Bond’s head and begins to cut through the metal plate between Bond’s legs, all the time moving slowly closer to his crotch.)

This is gold Mr Bond. All my life I’ve been in love with its colour, its brilliance, its divine heaviness. I welcome any enterprise that will increase my stock – which is considerable. 

JAMES BOND: I think you’ve made your point Goldfinger thank you for the demonstration.  

GOLDFINGER: Choose your next witticism carefully Mr Bond it may be your last! The purpose of our two previous encounters is now very clear to me, I do not intend to be distracted by another goodnight Mr Bond.  

JAMES BOND: Do you expect me to talk? 

GOLDFINGER: No Mr Bond I expect you to die! There is nothing you can talk to me about that I don’t already know. 

JAMES BOND: Your forgetting one thing. If I fail to report double-o-eight replaces me. 

GOLDFINGER: I trust he will be more successful.  

JAMES BOND: He knows what I know! 

GOLDFINGER: You know nothing Mr Bond. 

JAMES BOND: Operation, Grand Slam for instance.

GOLDFINGER: Two words you may have overheard, which cannot possibly have any significance to you or anyone in your organisation. 

JAMES BOND: Can you afford to take the chance? 

GOLDFINGER: You are quite right Mr Bond, you are worth more to me alive.

(Goldfinger gestures to a control-room technician to turn off the laser beam. Bond, soaked in nervous perspiration, releases a sigh of relief – and so too does the cinema audience!)


From Russia With Love

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