History Film / DrNo

29th Jul '17 7:27:00 PM Berrenta
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* RaceAgainstTheClock:
** Leiter tells Bond the investigation has to go ahead before the next space programme launch, but it's never a major factor in the plot other than getting Bond and Quarrel to Crab Key.
** Bond tells Leiter that if he's not back in 12 hours, to send reinforcements. However, Bond is gone considerably longer than 12 hours, but there is no sign of such reinforcements arriving. (A scene in which Dr. No forced Bond to radio Leiter and call off the reinforcements ended up on the cutting room floor.)



* YouHave48Hours:
** Leiter tells Bond the investigation has to go ahead before the next space programme launch, but it's never a major factor in the plot other than getting Bond and Quarrel to Crab Key.
** Bond tells Leiter that if he's not back in 12 hours, to send reinforcements. However, Bond is gone considerably longer than 12 hours, but there is no sign of such reinforcements arriving. (A scene in which Dr. No forced Bond to radio Leiter and call off the reinforcements ended up on the cutting room floor.)
27th Jul '17 9:04:57 AM Saveelich
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''Dr. No'' is the first ''Film/JamesBond'' film, starring Creator/SeanConnery. After a British agent and his secretary are murdered in Jamaica and their files stolen, Bond is sent to investigate. As the first film of the series, it lacked many of the traits that would become iconic of the franchise but nonetheless set the groundwork.

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''Dr. No'' is the first ''Film/JamesBond'' film, starring Creator/SeanConnery. After a British agent and his secretary are murdered in Jamaica and their files stolen, Bond is sent to investigate.

As the first film of the series, [[EarlyInstallmentWeirdness it lacked many of the traits traits]] that would become iconic of the franchise but nonetheless set the groundwork.
14th Jul '17 7:12:02 AM petrandreev13
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* ImprovisedWeapon: Miss Taro hurts Quarrel with a broken flash-bulb. [[NoSell Aside from drawing blood, it has little effect on him]].

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* ImprovisedWeapon: Miss Taro The Photographer hurts Quarrel with a broken flash-bulb. [[NoSell Aside from drawing blood, it has little effect on him]].
27th Jun '17 10:06:45 AM MrKosta
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* ObviouslyEvil: An organization named "[[FunWithAcronyms SPecial Executive for Counter-intelligence, Terrorism, Revenge and Extortion]]" is not probably going to be a charity.
13th May '17 10:50:49 AM nombretomado
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* {{Expy}}: Doctor No is a somewhat scaled back FuManchu. Oddly, resembling the Devil Doctor from his earliest appearances when he was just a high ranking member of the Si-Fan rather than its leader.

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* {{Expy}}: Doctor No is a somewhat scaled back FuManchu.Literature/FuManchu. Oddly, resembling the Devil Doctor from his earliest appearances when he was just a high ranking member of the Si-Fan rather than its leader.
13th May '17 10:48:35 AM nombretomado
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* YellowPeril: Dr. No, though he's only half-Chinese. Fleming intended him as a homage to FuManchu.

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* YellowPeril: Dr. No, though he's only half-Chinese. Fleming intended him as a homage to FuManchu.Literature/FuManchu.
13th Apr '17 2:14:11 PM xcountryguy
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* AntagonistTitle

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* AntagonistTitleAntagonistTitle: Dr. No himself.



* TheDragon: Professor Dent
* EvilGenius: The Photographer
* TheBrute: The Three Blind Mice
* TheDarkChick: Mrs. Taro

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* ** TheDragon: Professor Dent
* ** EvilGenius: The Photographer
* ** TheBrute: The Three Blind Mice
* ** TheDarkChick: Mrs. Taro



* HoistByHisOwnPetard: The metal hands of Dr. No [[spoiler: do not have enough grip to allow him to climb out of the superheated pool of water.]]

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* HoistByHisOwnPetard: The metal hands of Dr. No [[spoiler: do [[spoiler:do not have enough grip to allow him to climb out of the superheated pool of water.]]



** A subversion with Professor Dent. Bond asks him who he's working for, and Dent replies: "Well, you might as well know as you won't live to use the information. I'm working for-" before grabbing his gun and attempting to shoot Bond. [[spoiler: Sadly for him, he's had his six.]]

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** A subversion with Professor Dent. Bond asks him who he's working for, and Dent replies: "Well, you might as well know as you won't live to use the information. I'm working for-" before grabbing his gun and attempting to shoot Bond. [[spoiler: Sadly [[spoiler:Sadly for him, he's had his six.]]



* LittleUselessGun: Bond's Beretta. He's ordered to swap it for his icon Walther PPK.

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* LittleUselessGun: Bond's Beretta. He's ordered to swap it for his icon iconic Walther PPK.
16th Mar '17 1:59:11 PM skidoo23
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*** In the film Bond shoots Dent off the bed, then delivers a second shot to the back of the still-breathing bad guy. As originally filmed, Bond actually emptied ''his entire magazine'' into Dent (echoing the "You've had your six" line), but this was cut as being too violent. Even today, how many shots Bond fires on screen (one or two) depends on who is broadcasting the film.

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*** In the film Bond shoots Dent off the bed, then delivers a second shot to the back of the still-breathing bad guy. As originally filmed, Bond actually emptied ''his entire magazine'' into Dent (echoing the "You've had your six" line), but this was cut as being too violent. Even today, how many shots Bond fires on screen (one or two) depends on who is broadcasting the film.film and the uncut version of the scene hasn't been shown since 1962.



** The opening in particular is weird compared to the later formula. There is no ColdOpen. The BondGunBarrel is scored with a weird space-age ditty, with the Bond theme starting after the shot. Then the circle becomes part of the still colorful and artistic credits. And given there's no theme song per se, at a certain point the music changes to a calypso rendition of "Three Blind Mice", culminating in the eponymous assassins changing from silhouettes to the movie characters. Also no silhouettes of naked women.

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** The opening in particular is weird compared to the later formula. There is no ColdOpen. The BondGunBarrel is scored with a weird space-age ditty, with the Bond theme starting after the shot. Then the circle becomes part of the still colorful and artistic credits. And given there's no theme song per se, at a certain point the music changes to a calypso rendition of "Three Blind Mice", culminating in the eponymous assassins changing from silhouettes to the movie characters. Also no silhouettes of naked women.women; instead we have silhouettes of fully clothed female - and male - dancers, as well as the three actors portraying the aforementioned assassins.
6th Mar '17 3:33:55 PM papyru30
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* FiveBadBand:
* BigBad: Dr. No
* TheDragon: Professor Dent
* EvilGenius: The Photographer
* TheBrute: The Three Blind Mice
* TheDarkChick: Mrs. Taro
5th Mar '17 6:23:10 PM Arivne
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* LoopingLines: Every single woman in the film (barring only Lois Maxwell) is overdubbed by the same actress, Nikki van der Zyl.
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