DVD – DOUBLE FEATURE

British James Bond Film ‘Double Feature’ DVD (Sealed) Features DVD 1: ‘Casino Royale 1967’ (Running Time 126 Minutes) Language English, French, German, Italian & Spanish And DVD 2: ‘Never Say Never Again 1983’ (Running Time 129 Minutes) Language English. Catalogue Number 3526301060

‘Casino Royale’ Is A 1967 Spy Comedy Film Originally Produced By Columbia Pictures Featuring An Ensemble Cast. It Is Loosely Based On Ian Fleming’s First James Bond Novel With The Same Name. The Film Stars David Niven As The ‘Original’ Bond, Sir James Bond 007. Forced Out Of Retirement To Investigate The Deaths And Disappearances Of International Spies, He Soon Battles The Mysterious Dr. Noah And SMERSH. The Film’s Tagline: ‘Casino Royale Is Too Much… For One James Bond!’ Refers To Bond’s Ruse To Mislead SMERSH In Which Six Other Agents Are Pretending To Be ‘James Bond’, Namely, Baccarat Master Evelyn Tremble (Peter Sellers), Millionaire Spy Vesper Lynd (Ursula Andress), Bond’s Secretary Miss Moneypenn’The Detainer’ (Daliah Lavi)

‘Never Say Never Again’ Is A 1983 American Spy Film Starring Sean Connery And Directed by Irvin Kershner. The Film Is Based On The James Bond Novel ‘Thunderball’, Which Was Previously Adapted In A 1965 Film Under That Name. Unlike The Majority Of Bond Films, ‘Never Say Never Again’ Was Not Produced By Eon Productions, But By An Independent Production Company, One Of Whose Members Was Kevin McClory, One Of The Original Writers Of The Thunderball Storyline With Ian Fleming And Jack Whittingham. McClory Retained The Filming Rights Of The Novel Following A Long Legal Battle Dating From The 1960s

Connery Played The Role Of James Bond For The Seventh And Final Time, Marking His Return To The Character 12 Years After ‘Diamonds Are Forever’ 1971. The Film’s Title Is A Reference To Connery’s Reported Declaration In 1971 That He Would ‘Never Again’ Play That Role. As Connery Was 52 At The Time Of Filming, Although Nearly Three Years Younger Than Incumbent Bond Roger Moore

Main Cast James Bond (Sean Connery), Domino (Kim Basinger), Fatima Blush (Barbara Carrera), Maximilian Largo (Klaus Maria Brandauer), Ernst Stavro Blofeld / Franz Oberhauser (Max von Sydow), M (Edward Fox), Felix Leiter (Bernie Casey), Nigel Small-Fawcett (Rowan Atkinson), Q (Alec McCowen), Miss Moneypenny (Pamela Salem)…
MGM/20th Century Fox, England 2007

Various ‘Casino Royale 1967’ DVD Releases Overview
Various ‘Never Say Never Again’ DVD Releases Overview


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