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The Man with the Golden Gun

By: Anders Frejdh
Published:
2004-09-06
US one sheet poster for The Man with the Golden Gun (1974)
The Swedish poster for The Man with the Golden Gun (1974)
Scaramanga, a KGB-trained freelance hitman who sometimes works for the Red Chinese, steals the Solex Agitator (the solution to the world’s energy shortage) and duels with James Bond for its ultimate possession.
Premiere:
1974-12-19
Swedish title:
Mannen med den gyllene pistolen
Original title:
The Man with the Golden Gun
Director:
Second unit director:
N/A
Screenwriter(s):
Year:
1974
Release dates:
21 December 1974 (Sweden)
19 December 1974 (UK)
19 December 1974 (USA)
Plot outline:
Scaramanga, a KGB-trained freelance hitman who sometimes works for the Red Chinese, steals the Solex Agitator (the solution to the world’s energy shortage) and duels with James Bond for its ultimate possession.
Awards:
N/A
MPAA:
PG
Runtime:
125 minutes
Promotional partners:
N/A
Filming locations:
London, Hong Kong, Thailand (Bangkok and Phuket), and Pinewood Studios (England)
Film company:
Production budget:
7 Million USD
Sweden Box-office:
8 Million SEK (Source: Swedish Film Institute)
UK Box-office:
N/A
US Box-office:
21 Million USD accoding to Box Office Mojo
Worldwide Box-office:
98 Million USD (Source: Box Office Mojo)
Actors:
Bernard Lee as M
Britt Ekland as Mary Goodnight
Carmen du Sautoy as Saida
Christopher Lee as Francisco Scaramanga
Clifton James as J. W. Pepper
Desmond Llewelyn as Q
Hervé Villechaize as Nick Nack
Joie Vejjajiva as Cha
Lois Maxwell as Miss Moneypenny
Master Toddy as student at Hai Fat's martial arts school
Master Woody as student at Hai Fat's martial arts school
Maud Adams as Andrea Anders
Richard Loo as Hai Fat
Roger Moore as James Bond
Sayan Jantanarat as 'the elephant boy'
Sonny Caldinez as Kra
Producers:
Music:
John Barry (film soundtrack composer)
Monty Norman (composer of the James Bond theme)
Lulu (singer of the title song)
Don Black (lyricist of "The Man With The Golden Gun")
Cintematograper:
Oswald Morris and Ted Moore (Directors of Photography)
Film editor:
Ray Poulton
Casting:
Maude Spector and Weston Drury Jr
Production desginer:
Sound designer(s):
Charles Crafford, Christopher Lancaster and Jimmy Shields (All dubbing editors)
Costume desginer(s):
Elsa Fennell (Wardrobe Supervisor)
Stills photographer:
Bob Penn
Title designer(s):
Maurice Binder
Second unit director:
Derek Cracknell (1st Assistant Director)
Terry Churcher (2nd Assistant Director)
Raymond Becket (3rd Assistant Director)
Stunt team:
Stunt Coordinator: Jay W. Milligan Jr.
Key Stunt Performer: “Bumps” Williard (Spiral Car Jump)

Stunt Doubles:
For Britt Ekland: Gillian Aldam
For Christopher Lee: Eddie Powell

For Roger Moore:
Leslie Crawford
Martin Grace
Mike Lovitt
Jay W. Milligan Jr.
“Bumps” Williard (Car Jump)

Other Stunt Performers:
Bill Cummings
Christopher Lee
Doug Robinson
Eddie Eddon
Paul Weston
Rocky Taylor
Roy Street
Special effects:
Visual effects:
N/A
Distributor in Sweden:
United Artists AB
More information:

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