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?
The character of Q (aka Major Boothroyd) in the Ian Fleming
James Bond novels is said to be based on Major Geoffrey Boothroyd, a gun expert who lived in Glasgow, Scotland. They share the same surname. Boothroyd wrote to Fleming about the James Bond character and his choice of firearms. Major Geoffrey Boothroyd can be seen with Sean Connery
in this black and white 1964 short documentary. See more