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    Alias Gardelito

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    The drama directed by Lautaro Murua is about the difficulty of living an honest life in the face of an unrelenting poverty. The title of this story is taken from the name of the great Argentine singer Carlos Gardel, the idol of the antihero Toribio portrayed by Alberto Argibay. Toribio's goal in life is to emulate the famous singer and making his own way successfully in the music business. Yet at the same time, he does not stop his illegal means of making ends meet, stealing and petty thievery. Discouraged when his big break never quite materializes, Toribio heads for disaster when he joins up with a large smuggling scheme.

    Alberto Argibay .... Toribio Torres, alias "Gardelito"
    Walter Vidarte .... Picayo, a friend
    Lautaro Murúa .... Boss
    Virginia Lago ... Girl, Toribio's neighbor
    Nora Palmer .... Margot
    Tonia Carrero ... Pilar
    Raúl Parini ... Feasini
    Raúl del Valle ... Julián
    Orlando Sacha ... Leoncio
    Nelly Tesolín
    Héctor Pellegrini
    Directed by Lautaro Murúa
    Produced by Leo KanafMusic by Waldo de los Ríos
    Cinematography Oscar Melli
    Editing by Vicente Castagno
    Distributed by Rio Negro Productions
    Release date(s) 1961
    Running time 90 minutes
    Country Argentina
    Language Spanish
    Written by Bernardo Kordon
    Augusto Roa Bastos


    A representative of the "new cinemas" that arose in the late 50s and early 60s, Murúa's Alias Gardelito ranks among the best of Argentine cinema in the period, along with films by Simón Feldman, David José Kohon, Rodolfo Kuhn, Manuel Antín, René Mugica. According to Paulo Antonio Paranaguá (O cinema na América Latina), in these works the characters' psychology takes the upper hand upon social themes, although usually the latter also provide a significant context for their action, as is the case here.

    One of the major themes of the film is based around poverty and street crime

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    Bridge to the Sun

    Bridge to the Sun is a 1961 film, directed by Etienne Périer, starring Carroll Baker, James Shigeta, James Yagi and Tetzuro Tamba. It is based on the 1957 autobiography Bridge To The Sun by Gwendolen Terasaki, which detailed events in Gwen's life and marriage.
    The memoir narrates the life of Gwen Harold (an American from Tennessee), who in 1931 married Hidenari "Terry" Terasaki, a Japanese diplomat. He was First Secretary at the Japanese Embassy in Washington, D.C. in 1941 when Pearl Harbor was bombed, was one of the staff who helped translate the Japanese declaration of war and delivered it (late) to the U.S. government and (Mrs. Terasaki wrote in her memoirs) earlier sent secret messages to Japanese pacifists seeking to avert war. The couple and their daughter Mariko were like all Axis diplomats interned in 1942 and repatriated via neutral Angola later that year. Terasaki held various posts in the Japanese Foreign Affairs department up to 1945 when he became an advisor to the Emperor, and was the official liaison between the Palace and General Douglas MacArthur, the Supreme Allied Commander.
    Mariko and her mother left Japan in 1949 so Mariko could attend college in Tennessee. Terry died in 1951 in Japan; he was 50 years old.
    .... MORE AT WIKI ......

    Directed by Etienne Périer
    Produced by Jacques Bar
    Written by Gwendolen Terasaki
    Charles Kaufman (1904-1991)
    Starring Carroll Baker
    James Shigeta
    Tetsurō Tamba
    Music by Georges Auric
    Release date(s) 1961
    Running time 113 min.
    Country France / U.S.A.
    Language English

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    Dentist on the Job

    Dentist on the Job is a 1961 British comedy film directed by C.M. Pennington-Richards. It was released in the US with the title Get on with it! It is the sequel to Dentist in the Chair. The film was co-written by Bob Monkhouse (who also appeared in the film) and Hazel Adair. Other actors appearing in the film include Kenneth Connor, Ronnie Stevens, Shirley Eaton, Richard Wattis and Charles Hawtrey.


    Colonel Proudfoot of Proudfoot Industries tries to entice a couple of newly qualified dentists to advertise "Dreem", a revolutionary type of toothpaste, but he knows that if the dentists learn that they are part of an advertising campaign, they will be struck off, and the campaign will be a disaster.


    Bob Monkhouse as David Cookson
    Kenneth Connor as Sam Field
    Ronnie Stevens as Brian Dexter
    Shirley Eaton as Jill Venner
    Eric Barker as Colonel J.J. Proudfoot / The Dean
    Reginald Beckwith as Mr. Duff
    Richard Wattis as Macreedy
    Charles Hawtrey as Mr. Roper
    Richard Caldicot as Prison Governor
    Cyril Chamberlain as Director
    David Horne as Admiral Southbound
    Graham Stark as Sourfaced Man
    Arthur Mullard (uncredited)

    Directed by C.M. Pennington-Richards
    Produced by Bertram Ostrer
    Written by Bob Monkhouse
    Hazel Adair

    Music by Ken Jones
    Cinematography Stephen Dade
    Editing by Bill Lenny
    Release date(s) December 29, 1961
    Running time 88 min.
    Country United Kingdom
    Language English
    .....more at wiki
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    El Cid

    El Cid (1961) is a historical epic film, a romanticized story of the life of the Christian Castilian knight Don Rodrigo Diaz de Vivar, called "El Cid" who in the 11th century fought the North African Almoravides and ultimately contributed to the unification of Spain.
    Made by Samuel Bronston Productions in association with Dear Film Production and released in the United States by Allied Artists, the film was directed by Anthony Mann and produced by Samuel Bronston with Jaime Prades and Michal Waszynski as associate producers. The screenplay was by Philip Yordan, Ben Barzman and Fredric M. Frank from a story by Frank. The music score was by Miklós Rózsa, the cinematography by Robert Krasker and the editing by Robert Lawrence.

    Muslim General Ben Yusuf (Herbert Lom) of the Almoravid dynasty has summoned all the Emirs of Al-Andalus to North Africa and chastises them for their complacency in dealing with the infidels and reveals his plan for Islamic world domination. Later, while en route to his future bride Doña Jimena (Sophia Loren), Don Rodrigo (Charlton Heston) becomes involved in a battle against a Moorish army. Two of the Emirs, Al-Mu'tamin (Douglas Wilmer) of Zaragosa and Al-Kadir (Frank Thring) of Valencia, are captured, but Rodrigo releases them on condition that they never again attack King Ferdinand of Castile (Ralph Truman). The Emirs proclaim him ‘El Cid’ (the Castillian Spanish pronunciation of the Arabic for Lord: "Al Sidi") and swear allegiance to him. For this act he is accused of treason against the King by Jimena's father, Count Gormaz (Andrew Cruickshank). Rodrigo’s proud father, Don Diego (Michael Hordern), challenges Gormaz, and when Gormaz refuses to take back the challenge or the accusation of treason, Rodrigo kills him in a duel. Jimena swears revenge upon her father’s murderer. Rodrigo then takes up the mantle of the King’s champion in single combat for control of the city of Calahorra, which he wins. Rodrigo is then sent upon a mission to collect tribute from Moorish vassals of the Castillian crown, but Jimena, in league with Count Ordóñez (Raf Vallone), has plotted to have Rodrigo killed. El Cid and his men are ambushed but are saved by Al-Mu'tamin, to whom he had previously showed clemency. Returning home, his reward is the hand of Jimena in marriage. But the marriage is not consummated and she removes herself to a convent.


    Charlton Heston as El Cid
    Sophia Loren as Doña Jimena
    Herbert Lom as Ben Yusuf
    Raf Vallone as García Ordóñez
    Geneviève Page as Doña Urraca (sister of Alfonso VI)
    John Fraser as Alfonso VI (King of Castile)
    Douglas Wilmer as Al-Mu'tamin (Emir of Zaragosa)
    Frank Thring, as Al-Kadir (Quadir) (Emir of Valencia)
    Michael Hordern as Don Diego (father of Rodrigo)
    Andrew Cruickshank as Count Gormaz
    Gary Raymond as Prince Sancho, the 1st born of King Ferdinand
    Ralph Truman as King Ferdinand
    Massimo Serato as Fañez (nephew of Rodrigo)
    Hurd Hatfield, as Arias
    Tullio Carminati as Al-Jarifi
    Fausto Tozzi as Dolfos

    Directed by Anthony Mann
    Produced by Samuel Bronston
    Written by Story:
    Fredric M. Frank
    Philip Yordan

    Music by Miklós Rózsa
    Cinematography Robert Krasker
    Editing by Robert Lawrence
    Distributed by Allied Artists (USA)
    Rank Organisation (UK)
    Dear Film (Italy)
    Miramax Films (1993 re-release)
    Release date(s) Italy:
    October 24, 1961
    United States:
    December 14, 1961
    Running time 184 min.
    Country Italy
    United States
    Language English
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    El mundo de los vampiros

    El mundo de los vampiros (The World of the Vampires) is a 1961 Mexican horror film, directed by Alfonso Corona Blake. The film is about a vampire, the Count Sergio Subotai, who seeks revenge against the descent from an enemy family. The hero is a musician played by Mauricio Garcés, who knows a piece of music that kills vampires.

    Directed by Alfonso Corona Blake
    Produced by Abel Salazar
    Written by Alfredo Salazar (Adaptation)
    Jesús Murcielago Velázquez (Story)
    Starring Mauricio Garcés
    Erna Martha Bauman
    Silvia Fournier
    Guillermo Murray
    Music by Gustavo César Carrión
    Release date(s) 1961
    Running time 83 minutes
    Country Mexico
    Language Spanish
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    The Honeymoon Machine

    The Honeymoon Machine is a 1961 film starring Steve McQueen, Brigid Bazlen, Jim Hutton, Paula Prentiss, Jack Mullaney, and Dean Jagger, based on the 1959 Broadway play The Golden Fleecing by Lorenzo Semple Jr.. In the film, three men devise a plan to win at roulette with a United States Navy computer. The scheme works until an admiral ruins their plans.

    Civilian scientist Jason Eldridge (Hutton) runs Magnetic Analyzer Computing Synchrotron (MACS), a vacuum-tube computer aboard the USS Elmira. He and his friend LT Ferguson Howard (McQueen) realize that, by using MACS to record a roulette table's spins over time, the computer can predict future results. Howard and LTJG Beauregard Gilliam (Mullaney) check into a Venice casino's hotel dressed as civilians with Eldridge, defying Admiral Fitch's (Jagger) order that naval officers on shore avoid the casino and wear uniforms. They plan to use signal lamps to communicate with a confederate manning MACS on the Elmira.
    At the hotel dedicated bachelor Howard meets and romances Julie Fitch (Bazlen), the admiral's daughter. Eldridge reunites with former girlfriend and heiress Pam Dunstan (Prentiss), in Venice to marry another man. The betting system is very effective, and the three men accumulate hundreds of thousands of dollars in casino chips; the money gives Eldridge the confidence to propose to Dunstan. However, Admiral Fitch sees and investigates their signals; soon the Navy, the American and Soviet consulates, and Venice city authorities are on alert for a "revolution".
    The gamblers get Signalman Burford Taylor (Weston), who finds their signal lamp, drunk to detain him, but Taylor escapes and reports to the admiral. Julie Fitch tells her father that she and Howard have "got to marry" each other to save him from court-martial. The Soviets accuse the Navy of using MACS to steal from the casino. To avoid an international incident Howard agrees to intentionally lose his last bet, but a riot breaks out between Soviets, Americans, and Italians in the casino over the chips. The movie ends with newlyweds Howard and Fitch celebrating their honeymoon in the hotel.

    Steve McQueen - Lt. Ferguson 'Fergie' Howard
    Brigid Bazlen - Julie Fitch
    Jim Hutton - Jason Eldridge
    Paula Prentiss - Pam Dunstan
    Dean Jagger - Admiral Fitch
    Jack Weston - Signalman Burford Taylor
    Jack Mullaney - Lt. Beauregard 'Beau' Gilliam
    Marcel Hillaire - Inspector of casino games
    Ben Astar - Russian consul
    William Lanteau - Tommy Dane
    Ken Lynch - Capt. James Angle
    Simon Scott - Capt. Harvey Adam

    Directed by Richard Thorpe
    Produced by Lawrence Weingarten
    Written by Lorenzo Semple Jr. (play)
    George Wells (screenplay)

    Music by Leigh Harline
    Cinematography Joseph LaShelle
    Distributed by Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer
    Release date(s) 1961
    Running time 87 min.
    Country United States
    Language English
    Information source: the wiki

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    After a brief coverage of 1961, now we move on to 1962 (the golden year for cinema all over the world)

    Billy Budd

    This is based on Herman Melville's novel on the same title.

    Film version was released in 1962 at the U.K.

    AND IT'S MENTIONED THAT THE MUSIC IS BY ANTHONY HOPKINS. I don't know if it's the legendary actor by that name.

    There was a talk during mid-60s that this film is the inspiration for the film "Ayirathil Oruvan" in Tamiz.

    Let's see what wiki says on this film:

    Billy Budd is a 1962 film produced, directed, and co-written by Peter Ustinov.[1] Adapted from the stage play version of Herman Melville's short novel Billy Budd, it starred Terence Stamp as Billy Budd, Robert Ryan as John Claggart, and Ustinov as Captain Vere. Stamp was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor, and received a Golden Globe Award for Most Promising Male Newcomer. The film was nominated for four BAFTAs.

    In the year 1797, the British naval vessel HMS Avenger (changed from the book; in early drafts it was Indomitable, later ones, Bellipotent) impresses a crewman "according to the Rights of War" from the merchant ship The Rights Of Man. The new crewman, Billy Budd, is considered naive by his shipmates, and they attempt to indoctrinate him in their cynicism. But Budd's steadfast optimism is impenetrable, as when he is asked to critique the horrible gruel the crew must eat, he offers "It's hot. And there's a lot of it. I like everything about it except the flavor."
    Though Budd manages to enchant the crew, his attempts at befriending the brutal master-at-arms, John Claggart, are unsuccessful. Claggart is cruel and unrepentant, a man who believes he must control the crew through vicious flogging; savaging them before they can prey on him. He reveals his mistrust for humanity when Budd confronts him about his discipline.
    Budd: "It's wrong to flog a man. It's against his being a man."
    Claggart: "The sea is calm you said. Peaceful. Calm above, but below a world of gliding monsters preying on their fellows. Murderers, all of them. Only the strongest teeth survive. And who's to tell me it's any different here on board, or yonder on dry land?"
    When Claggart learns of a plot to end his life, he brings his charges to the Captain, Edwin Fairfax Vere. Although Claggart has no reason to implicate Budd in the conspiracy, Budd becomes a target because the crewman represents everything that Claggart despises: humility, innocence, and trust in humanity. Vere summons both Claggart and Budd to his cabin for a private confrontation. When Claggart makes his false charges that Budd is a conspirator, the accused is unable to find the words to respond and he strikes Claggart, killing him with a single blow.
    Captain Vere assembles a court-martial. Vere and all the other officers on board are fully aware of Budd's simplicity and Claggart's evil, but the captain is also torn between his morality and duty to his station. Vere intervenes in the final stages of deliberations (which are in full support of Budd). He argues the defendant must be found guilty for even striking Claggart, Budd's superior, not to mention killing him. His arguments to pursue the letter of the law succeed, and Budd is convicted.
    Condemned to be hanged from the ship's yardarm at dawn the following morning, Budd takes care to wear his good shoes. At Budd's final words, "God bless Captain Vere!", Vere crumbles, and Billy is subsequently hoisted up and hanged. At this point the crew is on the verge of mutiny over the incident, but Vere can only stare off into the distance, the picture of abdication, overtaken by his part in the death of innocence. Just as the crew is to be fired upon, a French vessel appears and commences cannon fire on the Avenger, and the crew eventually returns fire. HMS Avenger fends off the attack, but in the course of battle a piece of the ship's rigging falls on Vere, killing him in an act of poetic justice.


    Terence Stamp as Billy Budd
    Robert Ryan as John Claggart, Master d'Arms
    Peter Ustinov as Edwin Fairfax Vere, Post Captain
    Melvyn Douglas as The Dansker, sailmaker
    Paul Rogers as Philip Seymour, 1st Lieutenant
    John Neville as Julian Radcliffe, 2nd Lieutenant
    David McCallum as Steven Wyatt, Gunnery Officer
    Ronald Lewis as Enoch Jenkins, maintopman
    Lee Montague as Squeak, Mr. Claggart's assistant
    Thomas Heathcote as Alan Payne, maintopman
    Ray McAnally as William O'Daniel, maintopman
    Robert Brown as Talbot
    John Meillon as Neil Kincaid, maintopman
    Cyril Luckham as Hallam, Captain of Marines
    Niall MacGinnis as Captain Nathaniel Graveling

    Directed by Peter Ustinov
    Produced by Peter Ustinov
    Written by Peter Ustinov
    Herman Melville (novel)

    Music by Antony Hopkins
    Cinematography Robert Krasker
    Studio Anglo Allied
    Harvest Films
    Distributed by Allied Artists
    Release date(s) 1962
    Running time 94 minutes
    Country United Kingdom
    Language English
    Information source: wiki

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    Before going to the first film, a brief write-up quoted from the wiki on James Bond Filmography.

    James Bond in film

    The James Bond film series is a British series of motion pictures based on the fictional character of MI6 agent James Bond (code designation "007"), who originally appeared in a series of books by Ian Fleming. Earlier films were based on Fleming's novels and short stories, followed later by films with original storylines. It is the longest continually-running film series in history, having been in ongoing production from 1962 to the present (with a six-year hiatus between 1989 and 1995).[1] In that time Eon Productions has produced 22 films, at an average of about one every two years, usually produced at Pinewood Studios. The series has grossed just over US$5 billion to date, making it the second-highest-grossing film series of all-time (behind Harry Potter).[2] Six actors have portrayed 007 in the Eon series, with the Connery films largely setting the style and mood of the series, and Roger Moore starring in the most films.
    Albert R. Broccoli and Harry Saltzman co-produced the Eon films until 1975, when Broccoli became the sole producer. Since 1995, Broccoli's daughter Barbara and stepson Michael G. Wilson have co-produced them. Broccoli's (and until 1975, Saltzman's) family company, Danjaq, has held ownership of the series through Eon, and maintained co-ownership with United Artists since the mid-1970s. From the release of Dr. No (1962) up to For Your Eyes Only (1981) the films were distributed solely by UA. When Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer bought UA in 1981, MGM/UA Entertainment Co. was formed and distributed the films until 1995. MGM solely distributed three films from 1997 to 2002 after UA retired as a mainstream studio. From 2006 to present MGM and Columbia Pictures have co-distributed the franchise, following the 2005 aquisition of MGM by a consortium led by Columbia's parent company, Sony Pictures Entertainment. In November 2010, MGM filed for bankruptcy. Following MGM's emergence from bankruptcy, Columbia has been co-production partner of the series with Danjaq.
    Independently of the Eon series, there have been three additional film or TV productions with the character of James Bond – a satirical film spoof based on Casino Royale (1967), a remake of Thunderball entitled Never Say Never Again starring Sean Connery (1983) and a pre-Eon 1954 American television adaptation of Casino Royale.


    [edit]First Bond film
    Previous attempts to adapt the James Bond novels for screen resulted in a 1954 television episode of Climax!, based on the first novel, Casino Royale, and starring American actor Barry Nelson as "Jimmy Bond". Ian Fleming desired to go one step further and approached producer Sir Alexander Korda to make a film adaptation of either Live and Let Die or Moonraker. Although Korda was initially interested, he later withdrew.[3] On 1 October 1959, it was announced that Fleming would write an original film script featuring Bond for producer Kevin McClory. Jack Whittingham also worked on the script, culminating in a screenplay entitled James Bond, Secret Agent.[4] However, Alfred Hitchcock and Richard Burton turned down roles as director and star, respectively.[5] McClory was unable to secure the financing for the film, and the deal fell through. Fleming used the story for his novel Thunderball (1961).[6]
    In 1959, producer Albert R. Broccoli expressed interest in adapting the Bond novels, but his colleague Irving Allen was unenthusiastic. In 1961, Broccoli, now partnered with Harry Saltzman, purchased the film rights to all the Bond novels (except Casino Royale) from Fleming.[7] However, numerous Hollywood film studios did not want to fund the films, finding it "too British" or "too blatantly sexual".[8] The producers wanted US$1 million to either adapt Thunderball or Dr. No, and reached a deal with United Artists in July 1961. The two producers set up Eon Productions and began production of Dr. No

    James Bond Films - Directors

    Terence Young
    Guy Hamilton
    Lewis Gilbert
    Peter R. Hunt
    John Glen
    Martin Campbell
    Roger Spottiswoode
    Michael Apted
    Lee Tamahori
    Marc Forster
    Sam Mendes


    Albert R. Broccoli
    Harry Saltzman
    Michael G. Wilson
    Barbara Broccoli
    Kevin McClory

    Screenplay writers

    Joanna Harwood
    Richard Maibaum
    Tom Mankiewicz
    Christopher Wood
    Michael G. Wilson
    Neal Purvis
    Robert Wade
    Bruce Feirstein
    Paul Haggis

    Music Directors

    Monty Norman
    John Barry
    George Martin
    David Arnold
    Don Black


    Sean Connery
    George Lazenby
    Roger Moore
    Timothy Dalton
    Pierce Brosnan
    Daniel Craig
    Barry Nelson (non-Eon)
    David Niven (non-Eon)
    Information source... wiki

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    James Bond ... contd...


    Sean Connery - Dr. No. - 1962 to Diamonds are Forever 1971
    George Lazenby - On Her Majesty's Secret Service - 1969
    Roger Moore - Live and Let Die 1973 to A View to a Kill - 1985
    Timothy Dalton - The Living Daylights 1987 to Licence to Kill 1989
    Pierce Brosnon - Golden Eye 1995 - Die Another Day 2002
    Daniel Craig - Casino Royale 2006 to Quantum of Solace 2008

    The first Actor

    Sean Connery

    A contest was set up to 'find James Bond', and six finalists were chosen and screen-tested by Broccoli, Saltzman, and Fleming. The winner of the contest was a 28-year-old model named Peter Anthony, who, according to Broccoli, had a Gregory Peck quality, but proved unable to cope with the role.[10] The producers turned to Sean Connery, who ended up playing Bond for five consecutive films (and more subsequently). According to one story, Connery had been suggested by Polish director Ben Fisz, a friend of Saltzman. Saltzman viewed Connery in On the Fiddle (also called "Operation Snafu"), the actor's eleventh film. By other accounts, Broccoli first saw Connery in a screening of Darby O'Gill and the Little People (1959)
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    The First Film

    Dr. No.

    Dr. No is a 1962 spy film, starring Sean Connery; it is the first James Bond film. Based on the 1958 Ian Fleming novel of the same name, it was adapted by Richard Maibaum, Johanna Harwood, and Berkely Mather and was directed by Terence Young. The film was produced by Harry Saltzman and Albert R. Broccoli, a partnership that would continue until 1975.
    In the film, James Bond is sent to Jamaica on an investigation into the death of a fellow British agent. The murder trail leads him to the underground base of Dr. Julius No, who is plotting to disrupt an early American manned space launch with a radio beam weapon. Although the first of the Bond books to be made into a film, Dr. No was not the first of Fleming's novels, Casino Royale being the debut for the character; however, the film makes a few references to threads from earlier books.
    Dr. No was produced with a low budget, but was a financial success. While critical reaction at release was mixed, over time the film received a reputation as one of the franchise's best instalments. The film was the first of a successful series of 22 Bond films; a 23rd is planned for release in 2012. Dr. No also launched a successful genre of "secret agent" films that flourished in the 1960s. The film also spawned a spin-off comic book and soundtrack album as part of its promotion and marketing.
    Many of the iconic aspects of a typical James Bond film were established in Dr. No: the film begins with an introduction to the character through the view of a gun barrel and a highly stylised main title sequence, both created by Maurice Binder. Production designer Ken Adam established an elaborate visual style that is one of the hallmarks of the Bond film series.

    Directed by Terence Young
    Produced by Harry Saltzman
    Albert R. Broccoli
    Written by Ian Fleming
    Screenplay by Richard Maibaum
    Johanna Harwood
    Berkely Mather
    Starring Sean Connery
    Joseph Wiseman
    Ursula Andress
    Jack Lord
    John Kitzmiller
    Music by Monty Norman
    Cinematography Ted Moore
    Editing by Peter R. Hunt
    Studio Eon Productions
    Distributed by United Artists
    Release date(s) 5 October 1962
    Running time 109 minutes
    Country United Kingdom
    Dr. No. TRAILER

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