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James Bond 007 is Britain's top agent, and is on an exciting mission, to solve the mysterious murder of a fellow agent. The task sends him to Jamaica, where he joins forces with Quarrel and a loyal C.I.A. Agent, Felix Leiter. While dodging tarantulas, "fire breathing dragons", and a trio of assassins, known as "the three blind mice". Bond meets up with the beautiful Honey Ryder and goes face to face with the evil Dr. No.Written by
****SPOILERS**** The first of some two dozen James Bond movies introduces us the the man himself-James Bond-played by the hairy chested and smooth-especially to beautiful women-talking Sean Connery who's called by his boss MI5 director M, Bernard Lee, in London to get off his a** in stopping both womanizing and gambling in the London casinos and check out a number of strange happening on the Caribbean island of Jamaica that has to do with an upcoming US space launch of a missile headed for the moon. Bond is followed on the island by a number of thugs working for Eurasian criminal mastermind the Chinese/German Doctor No,Joseph Wiseman, who plans to abort his as well as the US space mission before it even begins!
Nowhere as gimmickry as the later and far more expensive James Bond films but with a much better story and having by far the most gorgeous of all the later Bond Girls in it the once former Swiss sheep and goat harder Ursula Andress as Honey Ryder the film became a hit right out of the gate making back as much as 12 times it's original cost. Bond together with his Jamaican contact Quarrel, John Kitzmiller, met the beautiful and curvy Honey Ryder, while he was sleeping it off underneath a mango three on Crab Key Island, picking up sea shells as he was casing out the island as well as Honey and avoiding Dr. No's security patrols.
It soon turned that Bond & Honey were captured with poor Quarrel killed by one of Dr. No's, called the dragon, flame throwing tanks and brought to Dr. No's secret hid-out on the Key. It's then that Dr. No soon realized that Bond, whom he was very found of, wasn't going to turn traitor and join him in his mission of hijacking a US state of the art Mercury Missile and threatening to sell it to the USSR if the US doesn't give him 5 million dollars to return it!
***SPOILERS*** The explosive final has James Bond after being worked over by Dr. No's thugs escape and after slugging it out with Dr. No's security detail freeing Honey Ryder and setting off a chain reaction of explosions that sinks the entire Crab Key with everyone, including Dr. No, on it. Being alone with Honey on a rowboat in the Caribbean Sea without a paddle Bond is quite disappointed to be rescued by CIA chief Felix Leiter, Jack Lord, who had no idea what a wild & exotic time Bond was having at the time of his unwanted interruption. A smash hit at the time of its initial release in Britain in October 1962-it was released in the US 7 months later in May 1963-that was ironically some two weeks before the real Cuban Missile Crisis that could have very well lead to WW III with results far far worse then whatever the crazed and ego maniac Dr. No had in store for the world.
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