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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 Fleming himself used whilst attached to British intelligence in the war years. This gun features a cameo in Skyfall: However, after the novel's debut and wide ...


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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 him (Hans) to throw the keys when he wanted to destroy the spaceship once they captured the space shuttle. Here's a snippet of conversation between Blofeld ...


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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 that you're dead, perhaps some of your old friends will pay a little less attention to you for a while... Give you more elbow room. You will need it, too... ...


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I don't have any sources to cite here, so I'm going with my gut here. Blofeld here has the original. Spectre stole the original from Darmstadt and replaced it with one of the copies (and probably faked it well enough to make it pass inspection, since originals in art galleries don't often get re-examined that closely after they've been initially ...


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A satellite or other auxiliary spacecraft. Also, typical movie cliché regarding impossible security camera angles.


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In this scene it is clear that his motive was to infiltrate into Blofeld's shuttle and prevent the capturing of the American one. We can see from previous scenes of the movie that it was critical not to let that capturing mission succeed as the consequences would be catastrophic. With so little time left and given that he was alone in a base full of enemies ...


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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 correctly points out there is a live video feed displayed on a tv monitor screen in the SPECTRE control room showing it from a distant point-of-view that is clearly ...


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