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Short 1964 black-and-white documentary featurette hosted by Sean Connery and featuring the real-life inspiration for the character of Q, Major Geoffrey Boothroyd with a discussion of the gun weaponry used by James Bond.
Did You Know?
(1965), the actor playing James Bond - Sean Connery
performed the opening gun-barrel opening sequence for the first time. In the first three Bond films, Dr. No
(1962), From Russia with Love
(1963) and Goldfinger
(1964), the gun barrel walk was done with stuntman Bob Simmons
. Roger Moore
became the first actor to perform the gun barrel sequence without a hat in Live and Let Die
(1973). The Spy Who Loved Me
(1977) featured a more modern version of the gun-barrel opening sequence. It featured a closer shot of Roger Moore
against a more colored background. In GoldenEye
(1995), for the first time, computer graphics were used to create the famous "gun barrel" opening. In Die Another Day
(2002), the sequence had a bullet zooming towards through the barrel after James Bond fires. In Casino Royale
(2006), the sequence is radically altered, it has no gun barrel walk and begins after the opening sequence not before. See more