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3 things about John Glen’s THE LIVING DAYLIGHTS

The Living Daylights [1987] 1. Topless diversion. 2. “He got the boot.” 3. Bulletproof gun shield. 3 other things.

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3 things about John Glen’s A VIEW TO A KILL

A View to a Kill [1985] 1. Beach Boys in Siberia. 2. Loaded with rock salt. 3. The touching way she cries, “Jenny!” 3 other things.

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3 things about Irvin Kershner’s NEVER SAY NEVER AGAIN

Never Say Never Again [1983] 1. High collar, ruffles, black cape. 2. “I slit your throat.” Smile. 3. Fail: Max von Sydow’s supplementary accent. (His voice is already magnificent so why’s he need another one?) 3 other things.

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3 things about John Glen’s OCTOPUSSY

Octopussy [1983] 1. The look on Roger Moore’s face after she says, “That’s my little Octopussy!” 2. “Spend the money quickly, Mr. Bond.” 3. Antenna whip. 3 other things.

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3 things about John Glen’s FOR YOUR EYES ONLY

For Your Eyes Only [1981] 1. “I adore grateful men.” 2. He smuggles pistachios. 3. They plunge through the stained glass window. 3 other things.

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3 things about Lewis Gilbert’s MOONRAKER

Moonraker [1979] 1. Piano dive. 2. “Dr. Goodhead, your desire to be America’s first woman in space will soon be fulfilled.” 3. Spectacular but puzzling: a meeting room that transforms into a rocket combustion chamber. 3 other things.

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3 things about Lewis Gilbert’s THE SPY WHO LOVED ME

The Spy Who Loved Me [1977] 1. “Let me broaden your vocabulary.” 2. At once he issues an order to stop the payments. 3. Jaws vs. shark. 3 other things.

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