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  • Bond visits the grave of Tracy with flowers in the pre-titles sequence.
  • The title song is very soft on Bond standards and has some sad lyrics:
    For your eyes only, only for you, see, that no one else could see
  • Melina Havelock losing both of her parents a mere minute after arriving for a long-overdue visit with gifts for them. She also poignantly cradles the now-blood stained dress she just offered to her mother, before looking at the distance with revenge in her eyes.
  • Bond finds Luigi Ferrara dead in his car. He reminds Locque of it before kicking Locque's car off the cliff.
  • The death of Lisl, and Columbo expressing the love he had for her afterwards.

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  • The death of Lisl is quite Harsher in Hindsight. The actress, Cassandra Harris, was Pierce Brosnan's wife. She said then that he'd perfect as Bond. Sadly, she passed away from cancer in 1991, and didn't get to witness her husband becoming James Bond in 1995.
  • The fact that one of the stuntmen, Paolo Rigoni, lost his life filming the bobsled chase when his sled overturned, a tragic first for the Bond saga.
  • Michael Gothard, who portrayed Locque, killed himself in 1993, after a long battle with depression.

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