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Thunderball(1965)

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Trivia

  • Kevin McClory owned the rights to the novel by 'Fleming, Ian' , and wanted 'Burton, Richard' to play James Bond. However, he could not find enough backing for production until Albert R. Broccoli agreed, on the condition that Sean Connery continue the role.
  • Luciana Paluzzi was originally considered for the role of Domino, but was cast as evil Fiona Volpe instead.
  • Raquel Welch was originally cast as Domino, however 20th Century Fox Production Chief, Richard Zanuck, asked Bond Producer Albert Broccoli, to release her from contract as a favor so she could star in Fantastic Voyage (1966)
  • The first 007 movie to be filmed in Panavision.
  • For the first time, Sean Connery performs the gunbarrel opening sequence. In the first three Bond films, the job was done with stuntman 'Simmons, Bob' .

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