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Why did M force Bond to use Walther / why only Bond?

There is A LOT of interesting history behinds the choice of Bond's gun... When Fleming wrote Casino Royale, Bond's debut novel, he wrote him as being issued a Beretta 418, as this was a weapon ...
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Why did Blofeld tell Hans to keep the keys to spaceship's self-destruct?

Well, Blofeld gave Hans, who was his trusted henchman, keys to self-destruct to blow up the spaceship. When Blofeld gave him keys to self-destruct, there wasn't piranha pool. However, why would he ask ...
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Why did James Bond need to die in "You Only Live Twice" opening?

Found the answer in film script. It was, indeed, being "made" as a spy independently of the mission in the film, from prior entanglements. But it would have interfered with the mission. Well, now ...
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Why does James Bond burn the paper M gives him in 'You Only Live Twice'?

Seems like a security protocol. He works for secret services, all the information he leaves behind can be a risk. Self destruct messages, removing signs and burning paper message is a common trope in ...
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How did Blofeld's control center manage to have live video feed of their own spaceship?

A satellite or other auxiliary spacecraft. Also, typical movie cliché regarding impossible security camera angles.
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How did Blofeld's control center manage to have live video feed of their own spaceship?

In the 1967 film, no explanation is offered by any of the SPECTRE agents as to how they are able to monitor their spacecraft closing in on the American vehicle in orbit, even though as the o/p ...
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