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On Her Majesty's Secret Service

By: Anders Frejdh
Published:
2004-09-06
US one sheet poster for On Her Majestys Secret Service (1969)
The Swedish poster for On Her Majestys Secret Service (1969)
Ernst Stavro Blofeld plans to blackmail the Western World with the threat of bacteriological sabotage of the world food supply. His ransom? Recognition of his claim to the title of Count de Bleuchamp, and amnesty for all his past crimes.
Premiere:
1969-12-18
Swedish title:
I Hennes Majestäts hemliga tjänst
Original title:
On Her Majestys Secret Service
Director:
Second unit director:
Screenwriter(s):
Year:
1969
Release dates:
18 December 1969 (Sweden)
18 December 1969 (UK)
18 December 1969 (USA)
Plot outline:
Ernst Stavro Blofeld plans to blackmail the Western World with the threat of bacteriological sabotage of the world food supply. His ransom? Recognition of his claim to the title of Count de Bleuchamp, and amnesty for all his past crimes.
Awards:
N/A
MPAA:
PG
Runtime:
140 minutes
Promotional partners:
N/A
Filming locations:
London, Portugal (Estoril and Lisbon), Switzerland (Murren and St Moritz), and Pinewood Studios (England)
Film company:
Production budget:
9 Million USD
Sweden Box-office:
3,8 Million SEK (Source: Swedish Film Institute)
UK Box-office:
N/A
US Box-office:
23 Million USD accoding to Box Office Mojo
Worldwide Box-office:
82 Million USD (Source: The Numbers)
Actors:
Andreas Schlunegger as Piz Gloria Guard
Angela Scoular as Ruby Bartlett
Anouska Hempel as The Australian Girl
Bernard Horsfall as Shaun Campbell
Bernard Lee as M
Bessie Love as American Guest
Bill Morgan as Kleff, Draco's Man
Brian Grellis as Aide to Sir Hilary Bray
Brian Worth as Manuel
Bruno Zryd as Piz Gloria Guard
Captain John Crewdson as Draco's Helicopter Pilot
Catherine Schell as Nancy
David Brandon as Piz Gloria Guard
David de Keyser as Draco (voice)
Desmond Llewelyn as Q
Diana Rigg as Tracy Di Vicenzo
Dudley Jones as Hall Porter
Elliott Sullivan as American Guest
Gabriele Ferzetti as Marc Ange Draco
Geoffrey Cheshire as Toussaint
George Baker as Sir Hilary Bray
George Cooper as Braun
George Lazenby as James Bond
George Leech as strangled SPECTRE skier
Hans Schlunegger as Piz Gloria Guard
Helena Ronee as The Israeli Girl
Ilse Steppat as Irma Bunt
Ingrid Back as The German Girl
Irvin Allen as Che Che
James Bree as Gumbold
Jenny Hanley as The Irish Girl
Joanna Lumley as The English Girl
John Gay as Hammond
Joseph Vasa as Piz Gloria Receptionist
Julie Ege as The Scandinavian Girl
Lenny Rabin as Casino Guest
Leslie Crawford as Felsen
Lois Maxwell as Miss Moneypenny
Martin Leyden as Chef de Jeu Hussier
Mona Chong as The Chinese Girl
Norman McGlen as Janitor
Reg Harding as Blofeld's Driver
Richard Graydon as Draco's Driver
Robert Rietty as Casino Baccarat Official
Rudi Wehren as Piz Gloria Guard
Sally Sheridan as The American Girl
Sam Ammon as Piz Gloria Guard
Stefan Zürcher as Piz Gloria Guard
Steve Plytas as Greek Tycoon
Sylvana Henriques as The Jamaican Girl
Telly Savalas as Ernst Stavro Blofeld
Terence Mountain as Raphael
Thomas Gould as Blofeld's Man
Willy Oehrli as Piz Gloria Guard
Virginia North as Olympe
Yuri Borionko as Grunther
Zaheera as The Indian Girl
Producers:
Albert R. Broccoli and Harry Saltzman (producers)
Stanley Sopel (associate producer)
Music:
John Barry (film soundtrack composer)
Monty Norman (composer of the James Bond theme)
Louis Armstrong (singer of the title song)
Cintematograper:
Michael Reed (Director of Photography)
Film editor:
Casting:
Dyson Lovell
Production desginer:
Sound designer(s):
Harry Miller and Nicholas Stevenson (Dubbing Editors)
Costume desginer(s):
Marjory Cornelius
Stills photographer:
George Whitear
Title designer(s):
Maurice Binder
Second unit director:
Anthony Squire and Frank Ernst
Stunt team:
Action Sequences Arranged By: George Leech
Helicopter Pilot: John Crewdson

Stunt Doubles:
For Diana Rigg: Ludwig Leitner (skiing), Willi Neuner (driving)
For Telly Savalas: Joe Powell, John Bailey, Robert Zimmerman (Bobsleigh)

For George Lazenby:
Vic Armstrong (skiing)
Richard Graydon (Cable car)
Heinz Lau (Bobsleigh)
Chris Webb

Other Stunt Performers:
Alf Joint
Bill Cummings
Bill Weston
David Brandon (Piz Gloria guard)
Eddie Eddon
Eddie Stacey
George Cooper
Gillian Aldam
John Gallant
Les Crawford
Les White
Roy Street
Terry Richards
Tony Smart
Special effects:
Visual effects:
N/A
Distributor in Sweden:
United Artists AB
More information:
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