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Live and Let Die

By: Anders Frejdh
Published:
2004-09-06
US one sheet poster for Live and Let Die (1973)
The Swedish poster for Live and Let Die (1973)
Dr. Kananga/Mr. Big and his ‘voodoo’ henchmen plan to flood the US drugs market with free Heroin, thereby eliminating all competition and increasing the number of drugs users, from which they intend to reap a rich harvest.
Premiere:
1973-06-27
Swedish title:
Leva och låta dö
Original title:
Live and Let Die
Director:
Second unit director:
N/A
Screenwriter(s):
Year:
1973
Release dates:
22 December 1973 (Sweden)
6 July 1973 (UK)
27 June 1973 (USA)
Plot outline:
Dr. Kananga/Mr. Big and his ‘voodoo’ henchmen plan to flood the US drugs market with free Heroin, thereby eliminating all competition and increasing the number of drugs users, from which they intend to reap a rich harvest.
Awards:
N/A
MPAA:
PG
Runtime:
116 minutes
Promotional partners:
N/A
Filming locations:
London, Jamaica, USA (New Orleans, New York City and Slidell), and Pinewood Studios (England)
Film company:
Production budget:
7 Million USD
Sweden Box-office:
9,3 Million SEK (Source: Swedish Film Institute)
UK Box-office:
N/A
US Box-office:
35 Million USD accoding to Box Office Mojo
Worldwide Box-office:
162 Million USD (Source: The Numbers)
Actors:
Bernard Lee as M
Bob Dix as Hamilton
Clifton James as sheriff J.W. Pepper
David Hedison as Felix Leiter
Earl Jolly Brown as Whisper
Gabor Vernon as ungersk delegat
Geoffrey Holder as Baron Samedi
Gloria Hendry as Rosie Carver
Jane Seymour as Solitaire
Julius W. Harris as Tee Hee
Lois Maxwell as Miss Moneypenny
Lon Satton as Strutter
Madeline Smith as Miss Caruso
Roger Moore as James Bond
Roy Stewart as Quarrel
Tommy Lane as Adam
Yaphet Kotto as Doctor Kananga/Mr. Big
Producers:
Music:
George Martin (film soundtrack composer)
Monty Norman (composer of the James Bond theme)
Paul McCartney and The wings (singer of the title song)
Cintematograper:
Ted Moore (Director of Photography)
Film editor:
Bert Bates, Ray Poulton and John Shirley
Casting:
Weston Drury Jr
Production desginer:
Syd Cain (Supervising Art Director)
Sound designer(s):
Costume desginer(s):
Stills photographer:
George Whitear
Title designer(s):
Maurice Binder
Second unit director:
Stunt team:
Stunt Coordinator: Bob Simmons

Boat Coordinator: John Koerner
Underwater Coordinator:Jordan Klein Sr.
Speedboat Trainer For Roger Moore: Jerry Comeaux

Stunt Doubles For Roger Moore:
Vic Armstrong (Cave Fight)
Bill Bennet (Skydiver)
Joie Chitwood (Car and Plane)
Ross Kananga (Alligators)

Stunt Boat Drivers:
Eddie Smith
Jerry Comeaux
John Koerner
Murray Cleveland

Other Stunt Performers:
Allen Pinson
Alonzo Brown Jr.
Bill Cummings
Chris Webb
Colin Skeaping
Doug Robinson
Eddie Eddon
Eddie Powell
Henry Kingi
Jack Cooper
Jophery Brown
Maurice Patchett (rumored to have perished during filming)
Paul Weston
Peter Brayham
Reg Harding
Roy Street
Special effects:
Derek Meddings (special effects)
Ian Wingrove (special effects assistant)
Peter Biggs (special effects engineer)
Rick Baker (special effects)
Visual effects:
Charles Staffell (optical effects)
Distributor in Sweden:
United Artists AB
More information:

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