Cassandra Harris, who portrayed Lisle Von Schlaf was married in a small civil ceremony during the first few weeks of production to Pierce Brosnan, who would become James Bond 15 years later.
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Look closely for co-scriptwriter/executive producer Michael G. Wilson
in an uncredited part as a Greek priest at a wedding.
This was the first Bond film to be based on one of Fleming's short stories, instead of on a novel.
announced that he was reluctant to play 007 again, but was lured back at the last moment for an undisclosed sum. To avoid any continuity problems in the event a new actor would play Bond, the scriptwriters included a scene in which 007 visits the grave of his murdered wife.
Director John Glen
had previously edited and was second-unit director on a number of previous Bond films.
To enter the identigraph booth, Q enters a four-digit code. Those four digits were the first four notes to the chorus of "Nobody Does It Better", the theme to 'The Spy Who Loved Me', a previous Bond film. James Bond responds by entering the final three notes.
One of the Bond girls poolside at Gonzales' place in Madrid was played by Tula Cossey, who was later revealed to be a former male named Barry!
Director's trademark (John Glen) is always a pigeon; Bond almost loses his footing during his climb to the monastary when a pigeon from a nest unexpectedly flies in his face.
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Noted actor Topol
(born Chaim Topol) had previously appeared in the Dino DeLaurentiis produced remake of "Flash Gordon." In addition to Topol, a few others in the cast wound up in the world of 007, John Hollis (who portrayed the wheelchair-bound madman who leaves Bond a bit shaken and stirred on a frightful chopper ride), Max von Sydow (who portrayed S.P.E.C.T.R.E. bigwig Ernst Stavro Blofeld in the non-official Bond film "Never Say Never Again"), and Timothy Dalton, who became 007.
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Roger Moore appeared as Clifford's boss in Spice World: the Spice Girls Movie. There is a scene where Clifford asks if Moore wants him to stir up some pigeons and Moore replies: "There's no need for any stirring", while he is shaking a martini, not stirring it.
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