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Director:
Writer:
Tom Mankiewicz (screenplay)
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Release Date:
27 June 1973 (USA) See more »
Tagline:
Roger Moo7re is James Bond See more »
Plot:
007 is sent to stop a diabolically brilliant heroin magnate armed with a complex organization and a reliable psychic tarot card reader. Full summary » | Full synopsis »
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Awards:
Nominated for Oscar. Another 2 wins & 2 nominations See more »
User Reviews:
Moore's 1st 007 film - Uneven Pacing but Great Characters... See more (234 total) »

Cast

  (in credits order) (verified as complete)

Roger Moore ... James Bond

Yaphet Kotto ... Kananga / Mr. Big

Jane Seymour ... Solitaire

Clifton James ... Sheriff Pepper
Julius Harris ... Tee Hee (as Julius W. Harris)

Geoffrey Holder ... Baron Samedi

David Hedison ... Leiter

Gloria Hendry ... Rosie

Bernard Lee ... 'M'

Lois Maxwell ... Moneypenny
Tommy Lane ... Adam
Earl Jolly Brown ... Whisper
Roy Stewart ... Quarrel
Lon Satton ... Strutter
Arnold Williams ... Cab Driver 1
Ruth Kempf ... Mrs. Bell
Joie Chitwood ... Charlie
Madeline Smith ... Beautiful Girl
Michael Ebbin ... Dambala
Kubi Chaza ... Sales Girl
Brenda Arnau ... Singer (as B.J. Arnau)
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Alvin Alcorn ... New Orleans Assassin (uncredited)
Robert Dix ... Hamilton (uncredited)
James Drake ... Dawes (uncredited)
Dennis Edwards ... Baines (uncredited)
Stocker Fontelieu ... Wedding Guest (uncredited)
Lance Gordon ... Eddie, State Trooper (uncredited)
Stephen Hendrickson ... Mr. Bleeker (uncredited)
Roy Hollis ... Louisiana Sheriff (uncredited)
Dan Jackson ... Fillet of Soul Waiter (uncredited)
Della McCrae ... Tribal Dancer (uncredited)

Shane Rimmer ... Hamilton (voice) (uncredited)
Marc Smith ... UN Worker (uncredited)
Don Topping ... San Monique Emcee (uncredited)
Nikki Van der Zyl ... Solitaire (voice) (uncredited)
Gabor Vernon ... Hungarian Delegate (uncredited)
Sylvia Kuumba Williams ... Crying Woman (uncredited)

Directed by
Guy Hamilton 
 
Writing credits
Tom Mankiewicz (screenplay)

Ian Fleming (novel) uncredited

Produced by
Albert R. Broccoli .... producer
Harry Saltzman .... producer
 
Original Music by
George Martin (music score)
 
Cinematography by
Ted Moore (director of photography)
 
Film Editing by
Bert Bates 
Raymond Poulton 
John Shirley 
 
Casting by
Weston Drury Jr.  (as Weston Drury Jnr)
 
Art Direction by
Syd Cain (supervising art director)
Robert W. Laing (co-art director) (as Bob Laing)
Peter Lamont (co-art director)
 
Set Decoration by
Simon Wakefield (uncredited)
Frederic C. Weiler (uncredited)
 
Costume Design by
Julie Harris 
 
Makeup Department
Colin Jamison .... hairdresser
Paul Rabiger .... chief makeup artist
Mike Jones .... hairdresser (uncredited)
 
Production Management
Claude Hudson .... production supervisor
Stephen F. Kesten .... production manager: U.S.A Crew
Michael Rauch .... unit manager: USA
Steven P. Skloot .... production manager: U.S.A Crew
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Derek Cracknell .... assistant director
Alan Hopkins .... assistant director: U.S.A Crew
Raymond Becket .... second assistant director (uncredited)
Nicolas Hippisley-Coxe .... first assistant director: second unit (uncredited)
Richard Jenkins .... second assistant director (uncredited)
 
Art Department
Leon Davis .... construction manager
Stephen Hendrickson .... art director: U.S.A Crew
Patrick Weymouth .... props
Maurice Cain .... draughtsman (uncredited)
John Chisholm .... props (uncredited)
John Fenner .... assistant art director (uncredited)
Fred Hole .... chief draughtsman (uncredited)
Brian Payne .... props (uncredited)
Ron Quelch .... production buyer (uncredited)
Danny Skundric .... props (uncredited)
Simon Wakefield .... set dresser (uncredited)
 
Sound Department
Ken Barker .... sound recordist
Christopher Lancaster .... dubbing editor (as Chris Lancaster)
Teddy Mason .... dubbing editor
John W. Mitchell .... sound recordist (as John Mitchell)
Jim Shields .... dubbing editor (as Jimmy Shields)
Ron Butcher .... sound maintenance (uncredited)
Graham V. Hartstone .... sound re-recording mixer (uncredited)
Keith Pamplin .... boom operator (uncredited)
Trevor Rutherford .... sound camera operator (uncredited)
 
Special Effects by
Derek Meddings .... special effects
Rick Baker .... special effects (uncredited)
Peter Biggs .... special effects engineer (uncredited)
Ian Wingrove .... special effects assistant (uncredited)
 
Visual Effects by
Timothy Kiefer .... damage artist: pristine digital restoration: Lowry Digital Images a DTS company (restoration) (as Tim Kiefer)
Scott Martin .... damage artist: pristine digital restoration: Lowry Digital Images a DTS company (restoration)
Julie Ornburn .... damage artist: pristine digital restoration: Lowry Digital Images a DTS company (restoration)
Bruce Peecher Jr. .... damage artist: pristine digital restoration: Lowry Digital Images a DTS company (restoration)
Charles Staffell .... optical effects
 
Stunts
Bill Bennet .... stunts co-ordinator
Joie Chitwood .... stunts co-ordinator
Jerry Comeaux .... stunts co-ordinator
Ross Kananga .... stunts co-ordinator
Bob Simmons .... stunts co-ordinator
Eddie Smith .... stunts co-ordinator
Vic Armstrong .... stunt double: Roger Moore (uncredited)
Vic Armstrong .... stunts (uncredited)
Peter Brayham .... stunts (uncredited)
Alonzo Brown Jr. .... stunts (uncredited)
Jophery C. Brown .... stunts (uncredited)
Joie Chitwood .... airplane stunt driver (uncredited)
Joie Chitwood .... stunt driver (uncredited)
Brian Chung .... stunt pilot (uncredited)
Murray Cleveland .... stunt boat driver (uncredited)
Jerry Comeaux .... stunt boat driver (uncredited)
Jack Cooper .... stunts (uncredited)
Leslie Crawford .... stunt double: Roger Moore (uncredited)
Leslie Crawford .... stunts (uncredited)
Bill Cummings .... stunts (uncredited)
Eddie Eddon .... stunts (uncredited)
Reg Harding .... stunts (uncredited)
John Koerner .... stunt boat driver (uncredited)
Rick Lester .... stunts (uncredited)
Jimmy Lodge .... stunts (uncredited)
Bob Minor .... stunts (uncredited)
Maurice Patchett .... stunt driver (uncredited)
Allen Pinson .... stunts (uncredited)
Eddie Powell .... stunts (uncredited)
Nosher Powell .... stunts (uncredited)
Doug Robinson .... stunts (uncredited)
Rick Seaman .... stunt driver (uncredited)
Colin Skeaping .... stunts (uncredited)
Eddie Smith .... stunt boat driver (uncredited)
Roy Street .... stunts (uncredited)
Chris Webb .... stunts (uncredited)
Paul Weston .... stunts (uncredited)
 
Camera and Electrical Department
George Bouillet .... camera operator: U.S.A Crew
John Harris .... second unit cameraman
Bob Kindred .... camera operator
Warren Rothenberger .... camera operator: U.S.A Crew
Bert Bosher .... electrical supervisor (uncredited)
Colin Davidson .... clapper loader (uncredited)
Vinnie Gerardo .... assistant camera (uncredited)
Mike Roberts .... focus puller (uncredited)
Ted Underwood .... camera grip (uncredited)
George Whitear .... still photographer (uncredited)
David Wynn-Jones .... first assistant camera (uncredited)
 
Casting Department
Allan Foenander .... casting assistant (uncredited)
 
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Laurel Staffell .... wardrobe supervisor
John Hilling .... wardrobe master (uncredited)
Colin Wilson .... wardrobe assistant (uncredited)
 
Editorial Department
John J. De Santis Jr. .... 4K film scanning: pristine digital restoration: Lowry Digital Images a DTS company (restoration) (as John DeSantis Jr.)
Marion Grau .... colorist: pristine digital restoration: Lowry Digital Images a DTS company (restoration) (as Marian A. Grau)
Steve Cuiffo .... negative cutter (uncredited)
Les Healey .... assistant editor (uncredited)
Margaret Miller .... assistant editor (uncredited)
 
Music Department
Monty Norman .... composer: The James Bond theme
Don McVay .... musician (uncredited)
 
Transportation Department
John Koerner .... boat driver (uncredited)
 
Other crew
Maurice Binder .... main title designed by
Albert R. Broccoli .... presenter
William Grefe .... shark scenes: U.S.A Crew
Bernard Hanson .... location manager
Geoffrey Holder .... choreographer
Harry Saltzman .... presenter
Elaine Schreyeck .... continuity
Jack Weis .... location coordinator: U.S.A Crew
Brian Bailey .... production accountant (uncredited)
James Barclay .... unit runner (uncredited)
Maureen Campbell .... publicity secretary (uncredited)
Derek Coyte .... publicity director (uncredited)
Robin Demetriou .... cast and crew chef (uncredited)
Lorraine Fennell .... studio liaison (uncredited)
Scott Hamilton .... assistant unit publicist (uncredited)
Bobbie Johnson .... assistant production accountant: UK (uncredited)
Jordan Klein Sr. .... underwater special shark scenes (uncredited)
John Koerner .... boat coordinator (uncredited)
Jane Oscroft .... production secretary (uncredited)
Sue Parker .... secretary: Mr. Saltzman (uncredited)
Charles Russhon .... police liaison: New York (uncredited)
Dan Slater .... publicist (uncredited)
Doris Spriggs .... assistant unit publicist (uncredited)
Doris Spriggs .... assistant: Roger Moore (uncredited)
Christine Talmage .... accounts secretary (uncredited)
Paul Tucker .... assistant production accountant (uncredited)
Michael G. Wilson .... EON productions: legal and administration (uncredited)
Jean Winbolt .... secretary: Mr. Broccoli (uncredited)
 
Thanks
Fergus Hall .... the producers gratefully acknowledge the assistance and co-operation of: tarot cards by, courtesy of Portal Gallery, London
 
Crew verified as complete


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  • Chevrolet  the producers gratefully acknowledge the assistance and co-operation of (as Chevrolet Motor Division - General Motors Corp.)
  • Glastron  the producers gratefully acknowledge the assistance and co-operation of (as Glastron Boat Company)
  • Evinrude Motors  the producers gratefully acknowledge the assistance and co-operation of
  • Harley Davidson Motorcycles  the producers gratefully acknowledge the assistance and co-operation of (as Harley Davidson Motor Company Inc.)
  • Budget Rent-a-Car  the producers gratefully acknowledge the assistance and co-operation of (as Budget Rent-A-Car Inc.)
  • AMF  the producers gratefully acknowledge the assistance and co-operation of (as A.M.F. Inc.)
  • Panasonic  the producers gratefully acknowledge the assistance and co-operation of
  • Visi-Tel  the producers gratefully acknowledge the assistance and co-operation of (as Visi-Tel Corporation)
  • Dunham Coach  the producers gratefully acknowledge the assistance and co-operation of (as exotic cars by Dunham Coach of N.J.)
  • Pan American World Airways  the producers gratefully acknowledge the assistance and co-operation of
  • Rolex  the producers gratefully acknowledge the assistance and co-operation of (as Rolex Inc.)
  • Pulsar  the producers gratefully acknowledge the assistance and co-operation of (as Pulsar,® The Time Computer.®)
  • Black Stuntmen's Association (BSA)  the producers gratefully acknowledge the assistance and co-operation of (as The Black Stuntmen's Association, Hollywood, Calif.)
  • Portal Gallery  the producers gratefully acknowledge the assistance and co-operation of (as tarot cards by Fergus Hall, courtesy of Portal Gallery, London)
  • New Orleans Police Department, The  the producers gratefully acknowledge the assistance and co-operation of (as New Orleans Police Department)
  • Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport  the producers gratefully acknowledge the assistance and co-operation of (as New Orleans International Airport)
  • Orleans Levee Board  the producers gratefully acknowledge the assistance and co-operation of (as New Orleans Levee Board)
  • New Orleans Lakefront Airport & Tenants Association  the producers gratefully acknowledge the assistance and co-operation of
  • New York City Mayor's Office of Film, Theater & Broadcasting, The  the producers gratefully acknowledge the assistance and co-operation of (as New York Mayor's Office of Film Co-ordination)
  • New York Police Department (NYPD)  the producers gratefully acknowledge the assistance and co-operation of
  • New York Department of Commerce & Industrial Development  the producers gratefully acknowledge the assistance and co-operation of
  • Jamaica Defence Force  the producers gratefully acknowledge the assistance and co-operation of (as Jamaica Defence Forces)
  • Jamaica Tourist Board  the producers gratefully acknowledge the assistance and co-operation of
  • Jamaica Swamp Safari  the producers gratefully acknowledge the assistance and co-operation of (as Jamaica Swamp Safari Limited)
  • Air Studios  music recorded at (as Air Studios, London)
  • Lowry Digital Images  pristine digital restoration by (as Lowry Digital Images a DTS company)

Additional Details

Also Known As:
"Ian Fleming's Live and Let Die" - UK (complete title), USA (complete title)
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Runtime:
121 min
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Aspect Ratio:
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Certification:
Argentina:13 | Australia:M (TV rating) | Australia:PG (original rating) | Brazil:Livre | Canada:PA (Manitoba) | Canada:A (Nova Scotia) | Canada:AA (Ontario) | Canada:G (Quebec) | Canada:14A (video rating) | Finland:K-16 | Iceland:12 | Ireland:PG | Netherlands:12 (TV rating) | Netherlands:14 (orginal rating) | Netherlands:AL (DVD rating) (2000) | New Zealand:PG | Norway:15 | Norway:16 (1973) | Peru:14 | Portugal:M/12 | Singapore:PG | South Korea:15 | Sweden:15 | UK:A (original rating) | UK:PG (tv rating) | UK:PG (video rating: additional material audio commentary) (2008) | UK:PG (video rating: DVD audio commentary) (2006) | UK:PG (video rating) (1987) (1993) (2001) | USA:PG (Approved No. 23615) | West Germany:12

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Trivia:
According to Roger Moore, Yaphet Kotto was difficult to work with but Kotto denies this. Kotto maintains that though he may have been quiet, he was courteous to everyone on the film.See more »
Goofs:
Continuity: When Bond fans out the tarot cards and tells Solitaire to pick one, the deck is perfectly fanned and there appear to be at least fifty cards in the deck, however as she takes a card, the deck in Bond's hand is now haphazardly arranged and there clearly aren't more than fifteen or twenty cards.See more »
Quotes:
[first lines]
UN Translator:[translating for Hungarian delegate] ... was so ably pointed out by the Secretary General in his opening remarks. But - and I must emphasize this point - no formula can or will ever cover each case. For instance...
[audio feed is unplugged]
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5 out of 5 people found the following review useful.
Moore's 1st 007 film - Uneven Pacing but Great Characters..., 26 November 2008
Author: brando647 from Spring Hill, FL

This movie was my first exposure to non-Brosnan 007 and, while I wouldn't say it's a GREAT movie, I still found enough about it that I enjoyed to rank it with some of my favorite Bond films. The film, Roger Moore's first performance in the signature role, has James Bond investigating the mysterious deaths of three MI6 agents that appear linked to Kananga, a diplomat from the island nation of San Monique. The film is unique in that it is the only 007 film to include elements of the occult and supernatural. Oddly enough, though there are a lot of aspects of this movie that I love, I still find it hard to claim it as one of the best of the series.

Let me start by saying that I thought Roger Moore was a great choice to replace Sean Connery. At this point, I've seen nearly all of the 007 films and I thought Moore, while he did put his own spin on the character, was a fine replacement. Moore was able to add a bit more humor to the role and I thought it was a welcome addition. As a whole, this movie has a great cast and some of my favorite characters from the Bond canon. Jane Seymour did a fine job as Solitaire; her performance was nothing extraordinary (though it WAS one of her first leading roles...give the girl a break) but she was easily one of the most beautiful, if not THE most beautiful, women to ever pair with James Bond. In this film, my favorite performances came from the villains. Yaphet Kotto does a great job as Kananga, making him appear dangerous without ever going over-the-top or campy, and Julius Harris as Tee Hee (the henchman with the mechanical hook-arm) was a real highlight. I'm not sure why, but Tee Hee's scene introducing Bond to the crocodile farm is one of my favorite moments from the movie. Despite his role as a villain and desire to off the hero, the dude's got a natural charisma. For me, though, the best character in the film had to be that of Baron Samedi (a fantastic job by Geoffrey Holder), the voodoo god of cemeteries and closest Bond's ever come to encountering something supernatural. I WISH he had been given a larger role in the film; it's a shame the filmmakers weren't able to work the character into a future storyline.

On the flip side of the character choices, I really think the film could've done without Sheriff J.W. Pepper. The character, a mildly amusing performance from Clifton James, feels completely out of place and tacked on for whatever reason. Aside from the lame choice of comic relief, the film did have one other major flaw for me...there were a lot of points where it felt as if the whole thing slowed to a near stop. 007's main visit to San Monique drags on a bit once he joins with Solitaire and the boat chase seriously could've been cut in half and still had the same effect. While I was impressed by some of the stunts in the sequence, I think nearly 10 minutes is a bit of overkill for a boat chase. Otherwise, it was a fun film with some great scenes (i.e. the crocodile farm or Bond's visit to Harlem). Sure, the special effects are very much dated and some spots are downright awful by modern standards (i.e. Kananga's last moments) but it isn't enough to detract from the film. Regardless, this movie is easily a must-watch for any 007 fan, as it contains some great characters and it proves that Moore had what it took to become the new Bond.

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