History Trivia / ForYourEyesOnly

6th Jul '16 9:37:20 AM CumbersomeTercel
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** English actor Julian Glover, French Actress Carole Bouquet and Israeli actor Topol all play Greeks (half-Greek half-British in Carole Bouquet's case).

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** English actor Julian Glover, Creator/JulianGlover, French Actress Carole Bouquet and Israeli actor Topol all play Greeks (half-Greek half-British in Carole Bouquet's case).
6th Jul '16 9:36:40 AM CumbersomeTercel
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** Kristatos is supposed to be a WWII veteran, yet Creator/JulianGlover was born in 1935.
6th Jul '16 9:34:56 AM CumbersomeTercel
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* LawyerFriendlyCameo: That is supposed to be Blofeld in the intro, but for legal reasons, he's not named.



* WagTheDirector: Attempted, but failed by Roger Moore, who disliked the scene where Bond kicks Locque's car over the edge of the cliff. He suggested that the scene be changed to depict the added weight of Locque's "calling card" that Bond throws in causing the car to fall over the cliff by itself, but director John Glen said that his suggestion was the type of silly stuff they were trying to get away from.

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* RaceLift:
** The Jamaican-born Judy Havelock of the short story became the Anglo-Greek Melina Havelock.
** The Italian Enrico Columbo became the Greek Milos Columbo.
* WagTheDirector: Attempted, but failed by Roger Moore, Creator/RogerMoore, who disliked the scene where Bond kicks Locque's car over the edge of the cliff. He suggested that the scene be changed to depict the added weight of Locque's "calling card" that Bond throws in causing the car to fall over the cliff by itself, but director John Glen said that his suggestion was the type of silly stuff they were trying to get away from.



** Creator/StevenSpielberg was reportedly interested in directing a Bond film and met with Broccoli regarding this film, but the producer explained he only wanted British directors; soon afterwards, with the help of Creator/GeorgeLucas Spielberg started work [[Franchise/IndianaJones on his own action franchise]].

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** Creator/StevenSpielberg was reportedly interested in directing a Bond film and met with Broccoli regarding this film, but the producer explained he only wanted British directors; soon afterwards, with the help of Creator/GeorgeLucas Spielberg started work [[Franchise/IndianaJones on his own action franchise]].franchise]].
* WrittenInAbsence: Because Bernard Lee had died before production started, M is explained as being on leave. Cubby Broccoli refused to recast the role out of respect, so his lines were given to Tanner.
1st Jul '16 3:54:04 AM Saveelich
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** English actor Julian Glover, French Actress Carole Bouquet and Israeli actor Topol all play Greeks.

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** English actor Julian Glover, French Actress Carole Bouquet and Israeli actor Topol all play Greeks.Greeks (half-Greek half-British in Carole Bouquet's case).
1st Jul '16 3:52:45 AM Saveelich
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* CastTheExpert: Lynn-Holly Johnson was an American professional ice skater, and played a professional ice skater.



** Creator/RogerMoore, the oldest actor to play Bond and 53 when the film premiered, may also be an example.
16th Apr '16 10:00:10 AM Morgenthaler
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* HeyItsThatGuy:
** [[FiddlerOnTheRoof Tevye]] is Colombo ([[NamesTheSame No, not]] [[Series/{{Columbo}} that one]]).
** [[Film/IndianaJonesAndTheLastCrusade Walter Donovan]] / [[Film/TheEmpireStrikesBack General Veers]] / [[Series/DoctorWho Scaroth]] is Kristatos.
** The guy in the beginning who is totally not Blofeld is [[Film/TheEmpireStrikesBack Lobot]].
** "Bunky," the unlucky casino patron, is the [[Film/ReturnOfTheJedi sobbing Rancor Keeper]].
** Smithers, Q's assistant, is [[Film/TheEmpireStrikesBack Boba Fett]]!
** Sir Timothy Havelock is [[Series/{{Colditz}} Colonel Preston]]!
** RetroactiveRecognition: One of the assassins is a young [[Series/GameOfThrones Tywin Lannister]], working for Pycelle.
29th Oct '15 3:02:35 AM Madeleymade
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** German hitman Eric Kriegler is played by British actor John Wyman, Cuban hitman Hector Gonzales is played by Indian actor Stefan Kalipha, and Belgian hitman Emile Leopold Locque is played by English actor Michael Gothard.

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** German hitman Eric Kriegler is played by British actor John Wyman, Cuban hitman Hector Gonzales is played by Indian Indian-Trinidadian actor Stefan Kalipha, and Belgian hitman Emile Leopold Locque is played by English actor Michael Gothard.
25th Aug '15 1:55:10 PM JamesAustin
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** German hitman Eric Kriegler is played by British actor John Wyman, Cuban hitman Hector Gonzales is played by Indian actor Stefan Kalipha, and Belgian hitman Emile Leopold Locque is played by English actor Michael Gothard.



** The real kicker is the famous [[TropeNamer lampshade-hanging scene]] with the Austrian Countess Von Schlaff who turns out to be from [[OohMeAccentsSlipping Liverpool]] (played by the Late ''Australian'' actress Cassandra Harris, wife of Creator/PierceBrosnan until she died in 1991).

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** The real kicker is the famous [[TropeNamer lampshade-hanging scene]] with the Austrian Countess Von von Schlaff who turns out to be from [[OohMeAccentsSlipping Liverpool]] (played by the Late late ''Australian'' actress Cassandra Harris, wife of Creator/PierceBrosnan until she died in 1991).
27th Jun '15 1:39:19 PM allium
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** Creator/RogerMoore considered quitting as Bond before this movie. The opening scene where Bond [[ContinuityNod visits his wife Tracy's grave]] was written as a way to introduce the new Bond actor. Namely, Creator/TimothyDalton, who was approached to take over as Bond in this film. In the end, Moore changed his mind, and [[Film/TheLivingDaylights Dalton would wait several years before he finally took over as Bond]].

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** Creator/RogerMoore considered quitting as Bond before this movie. The opening scene where Bond [[ContinuityNod visits his wife Tracy's grave]] was written as a way to introduce the new Bond actor. Namely, Creator/TimothyDalton, who was approached to take over as Bond in this film. In the end, Moore changed his mind, and [[Film/TheLivingDaylights Dalton would wait several years before he finally took over as Bond]].Bond]].
** Creator/StevenSpielberg was reportedly interested in directing a Bond film and met with Broccoli regarding this film, but the producer explained he only wanted British directors; soon afterwards, with the help of Creator/GeorgeLucas Spielberg started work [[Franchise/IndianaJones on his own action franchise]].
25th May '15 6:54:50 AM OlfinBedwere
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* WagTheDirector: Attempted, but failed by Roger Moore, who disliked the scene where Bond kicks Locque's car over the edge of the cliff. He suggested that the scene be changed to depict the added weight of Locque's "calling card" that Bond throws in causing the car to fall over the cliff by itself, but director John Glen said that his suggestion was the type of silly stuff they were trying to get away from.
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