History Trivia / OnHerMajestysSecretService

28th Apr '16 7:40:22 AM TheOneWhoTropes
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* HeyItsThatGuy:
** Draco is the railroad baron from ''Film/OnceUponATimeInTheWest''.
** Diana Rigg is of course [[Series/TheAvengers Emma Peel]].
** Rigg isn't the only [[Series/TheAvengers Avenger]] to appear in the movie; Joanna Lumley ("the English girl") would later team up with Steed in the short-lived ''The New Avengers'' revival series.
** Sir Hillary Bray's actor, George Baker, appears as a Royal Navy admiral in ''Film/TheSpyWhoLovedMe''.
** And Blofeld is {{Kojak}}!
27th Jan '16 3:46:25 PM nombretomado
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* {{Expy}}: Savalas was the inspiration for Lex Luthor as portrayed in [[SupermanTheAnimatedSeries Superman: TAS]]. Like Blofeld, Luthor is a rich cretin with a thirst for respectability. Also, he's quick to drop the genteel act and throw down if necessary.

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* {{Expy}}: Savalas was the inspiration for Lex Luthor as portrayed in [[SupermanTheAnimatedSeries ''[[WesternAnimation/SupermanTheAnimatedSeries Superman: TAS]].TAS]]''. Like Blofeld, Luthor is a rich cretin with a thirst for respectability. Also, he's quick to drop the genteel act and throw down if necessary.
23rd Jan '16 4:38:50 PM nombretomado
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** The role of Bond was offered to TimothyDalton, who declined because he felt he was too young and inexperienced, and AdamWest, who declined because he felt Bond should be played by a Briton.

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** The role of Bond was offered to TimothyDalton, Creator/TimothyDalton, who declined because he felt he was too young and inexperienced, and AdamWest, Creator/AdamWest, who declined because he felt Bond should be played by a Briton.
20th Dec '15 10:41:52 AM Quag15
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** Draco is French (Corsican), and he's played by an Italian.

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** Draco is French (Corsican), and he's played by an Italian.Italian actor Gabriele Ferzetti[[note]]though he's dubbed by David de Keyser, who would later have a small role in ''Film/DiamondsAreForever''[[/note]].
23rd Jun '15 10:52:16 AM JamesAustin
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* AuthorExistenceFailure: Bunt was meant to return with Blofeld, but her character was eliminated when her actress, Ilse Steppat, died.
24th Mar '15 8:44:41 AM Movienut376
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**The Incredible World of 007, a retrospective book of the series up to Licence To Kill, mentions that Lazenby and Diana Rigg did not get along during filming.
8th Jan '15 5:41:38 PM Robotech_Master
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* HeyItsThatGuy: Draco is the railroad baron from ''Film/OnceUponATimeInTheWest''. Diana Rigg is of course [[Series/TheAvengers Emma Peel]]. Sir Hillary Bray's actor, George Baker, appears as a Royal Navy admiral in ''Film/TheSpyWhoLovedMe''. And Blofeld is {{Kojak}}!

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* HeyItsThatGuy: HeyItsThatGuy:
**
Draco is the railroad baron from ''Film/OnceUponATimeInTheWest''. ''Film/OnceUponATimeInTheWest''.
**
Diana Rigg is of course [[Series/TheAvengers Emma Peel]]. Peel]].
** Rigg isn't the only [[Series/TheAvengers Avenger]] to appear in the movie; Joanna Lumley ("the English girl") would later team up with Steed in the short-lived ''The New Avengers'' revival series.
**
Sir Hillary Bray's actor, George Baker, appears as a Royal Navy admiral in ''Film/TheSpyWhoLovedMe''. ''Film/TheSpyWhoLovedMe''.
**
And Blofeld is {{Kojak}}!
8th Jan '15 5:35:55 PM Robotech_Master
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** Had Lazenby's agent not convinced him to leave the series, his contract was for seven movies. Tracy's death would only occur in [[Film/DiamondsAreForever the follow-up]], but since the main actor was leaving, the producers decided to keep it in just one movie—and Tracy's death was not addressed within the franchise until ''Film/ForYourEyesOnly''.

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** Had Lazenby's agent not convinced him to leave the series, his contract was for seven movies. Tracy's death would only occur in [[Film/DiamondsAreForever the follow-up]], but since the main actor was leaving, the producers decided to keep it in just one movie—and Bond seeking revenge for Tracy's death was not addressed within the franchise until ''Film/ForYourEyesOnly''.
8th Jan '15 5:35:18 PM Robotech_Master
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** Had Lazenby's agent not convinced him to leave the series, his contract was for seven movies. Tracy's death would only occur in [[Film/DiamondsAreForever the follow-up]], but since the main actor was leaving, the producers decided to keep it in just one movie.

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** In the commentary, George Baker (Sir Hillary Bray) explains that Ian Fleming had put him forward as his choice to play James Bond when he was trying to drum up interest for a film series, before Saltzman and Broccoli got involved. In that light, Baker noted it gave him an odd feeling to be in the studio dubbing Lazenby's dialogue for when Bond was impersonating Bray.
** Had Lazenby's agent not convinced him to leave the series, his contract was for seven movies. Tracy's death would only occur in [[Film/DiamondsAreForever the follow-up]], but since the main actor was leaving, the producers decided to keep it in just one movie.movie—and Tracy's death was not addressed within the franchise until ''Film/ForYourEyesOnly''.
8th Jan '15 5:30:56 PM Robotech_Master
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** Peter Hunt drifted away from the franchise after this film. In [[http://debrief.commanderbond.net/topic/14306-peter-hunt-interview/ an interview]], he explained that Broccoli and Saltzman asked him to return for ''[[Film:DiamondsAreForever Diamonds are Forever]]'' and subsequent films, but he was always busy with other projects at the time and sooner or later they stopped asking.

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** Peter Hunt drifted away from the franchise after this film. In [[http://debrief.commanderbond.net/topic/14306-peter-hunt-interview/ an interview]], he explained that Broccoli and Saltzman asked him to return for ''[[Film:DiamondsAreForever Diamonds are Forever]]'' ''Film/DiamondsAreForever'' and subsequent films, but he was always busy with other projects at the time and sooner or later they stopped asking.
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