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Moonraker (film)

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Moonraker is a 1979 British spy film, the eleventh in the ''James Bond'' series produced by Eon Productions, and the fourth to star Roger Moore as the fictional MI6 agent James Bond. [1]

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A Simple Story (1978 film)

A Simple Story (Une histoire simple) is a 1978 French drama film directed by Claude Sautet.

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A View to a Kill

A View to a Kill is a 1985 James Bond spy film, the fourteenth in the ''James Bond'' series produced by Eon Productions, and the seventh and last to star Roger Moore as the fictional MI6 agent James Bond.

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Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film

The Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film is one of the Academy Awards handed out annually by the U.S.-based Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS).

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Academy Award for Best Visual Effects

The Academy Award for Best Visual Effects is an Academy Award given for the best achievement in visual effects.

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Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS (often pronounced as am-pas), also known as simply the Academy) is a professional honorary organization with the stated goal of advancing the arts and sciences of motion pictures.

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is a modern Japanese martial art developed by Morihei Ueshiba as a synthesis of his martial studies, philosophy, and religious beliefs.

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Albert R. Broccoli

Albert Romolo Broccoli (April 5, 1909 – June 27, 1996), nicknamed "Cubby", was an American film producer who made more than 40 motion pictures throughout his career.

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Also sprach Zarathustra (Strauss)

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Amazon rainforest

The Amazon rainforest (Portuguese: Floresta Amazônica or Amazônia; Selva Amazónica, Amazonía or usually Amazonia; Forêt amazonienne; Amazoneregenwoud), also known in English as Amazonia or the Amazon Jungle, is a moist broadleaf forest in the Amazon biome that covers most of the Amazon basin of South America.

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Amazon River

The Amazon River (or; Spanish and Amazonas) in South America is the largest river by discharge volume of water in the world, and either the longest or second longest.

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Anya Amasova

Major Anya Amasova (a.k.a. Agent XXX) is a fictional character in the James Bond film The Spy Who Loved Me, portrayed by Barbara Bach.

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April Fools' Day

April Fools' Day is an annual celebration in some European and Western countries commemorated on April 1 by playing practical jokes and spreading hoaxes.

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An aria (air; plural: arie, or arias in common usage, diminutive form arietta or ariette) in music was originally any expressive melody, usually, but not always, performed by a singer.

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Austin Powers

The Austin Powers series is a series of American spy action comedy films: Austin Powers: International Man of Mystery (1997), Austin Powers: The Spy Who Shagged Me (1999) and Austin Powers in Goldmember (2002).

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Austin Powers: The Spy Who Shagged Me

Austin Powers: The Spy Who Shagged Me is a 1999 American spy action comedy film and the second installment in the ''Austin Powers'' series.

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Épinay-sur-Seine is a commune in the northern suburbs of Paris, France.

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Bernard Lee

John Bernard Lee (10 January 190816 January 1981), known as Bernard Lee, was an English actor, best known for his role as M in the first eleven Eon-produced James Bond films.

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Blanche Ravalec

Blanche Ravalec (born 1954) is a French actress, dubbing artist, and former stewardess.

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Board foot

The board-foot is a unit of measure for the volume of lumber in the United States and Canada.

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Boulogne-Billancourt (often colloquially called simply Boulogne, until 1924 Boulogne-sur-Seine) is a commune in the western suburbs of Paris, France.

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Brazilian Carnival

The Carnival of Brazil (Carnaval do Brasil) is an annual Brazilian festival held between the Friday afternoon before Ash Wednesday and Ash Wednesday at noon, which marks the beginning of Lent, the forty-day period before Easter.

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Camp (style)

Camp is an aesthetic style and sensibility that regards something as appealing because of its bad taste and ironic value.

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Casablanca (film)

Casablanca is a 1942 American romantic drama film directed by Michael Curtiz based on Murray Burnett and Joan Alison's unproduced stage play Everybody Comes to Rick's.

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Central Intelligence Agency

The Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) is a civilian foreign intelligence service of the United States federal government, tasked with gathering, processing, and analyzing national security information from around the world, primarily through the use of human intelligence (HUMINT).

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Château de Guermantes

Château de Guermantes is a Château located in northern France.

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Chicago Sun-Times

The Chicago Sun-Times is a daily newspaper published in Chicago, Illinois, United States.

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Christopher Null

Christopher Null is a film critic, columnist and former blogger for Yahoo! Tech, editor of Drinkhacker.com, and was the founder and editor-in-chief of Filmcritic.com, which operated from 1995 to 2012.

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Christopher Wood (writer)

Christopher Hovelle Wood (5 November 1935 – 9 May 2015) was an English screenwriter and novelist best known for the Confessions series of novels and films which he wrote as Timothy Lea.

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A circus is a company of performers who put on diverse entertainment shows that include clowns, acrobats, trained animals, trapeze acts, musicians, dancers, hoopers, tightrope walkers, jugglers, magicians, unicyclists, as well as other object manipulation and stunt-oriented artists.

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Claude Sautet

Claude Sautet (23 February 1924 – 22 July 2000) was a French author and film director.

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Cloaking device

A cloaking device is a theoretical or fictional stealth technology that can cause objects, such as spaceships or individuals, to be partially or wholly invisible to parts of the electromagnetic (EM) spectrum.

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Close Encounters of the Third Kind

Close Encounters of the Third Kind is a 1977 American science fiction film written and directed by Steven Spielberg, and starring Richard Dreyfuss, Melinda Dillon, Teri Garr, Bob Balaban, Cary Guffey, and François Truffaut.

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Corinne Cléry

Corinne Cléry (born 23 March 1950), also known as Corinne Piccolo, is a French actress.

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Danny Peary

Danny Peary (born 1949) is an American film critic and sports writer.

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Derek Meddings

Derek Meddings (15 January 1931 – 10 September 1995) was a British film and television special effects designer, initially noted for his work on the "Supermarionation" TV puppet series produced by Gerry Anderson, and later for the 1970s and 1980s James Bond and Superman film series.

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Desmond Llewelyn

Desmond Wilkinson Llewelyn (12 September 1914 – 19 December 1999) was a Welsh actor, best known for his role as Q in 17 of the ''James Bond'' films between 1963 and 1999.

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Die Another Day

Die Another Day is a 2002 British spy film, the twentieth film in the ''James Bond'' series produced by Eon Productions, as well as the fourth and final film to star Pierce Brosnan as the fictional MI6 agent James Bond.

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Dirk Bogarde

Sir Dirk Bogarde (born Derek Jules Gaspard Ulric Niven van den Bogaerde; 28 March 1921 – 8 May 1999) was an English actor and writer.

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Dominican Republic

The Dominican Republic (República Dominicana) is a sovereign state located in the island of Hispaniola, in the Greater Antilles archipelago of the Caribbean region.

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Double entendre

A double entendre is a figure of speech or a particular way of wording that is devised to be understood in two ways, having a double meaning.

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Dr. Evil


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Effect of spaceflight on the human body

Humans venturing into the environment of space can have negative effects on the body.

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Eiffel Tower

The Eiffel Tower (tour Eiffel) is a wrought iron lattice tower on the Champ de Mars in Paris, France.

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Elmer Bernstein

Elmer Bernstein (April 4, 1922August 18, 2004) was an American composer and conductor who is best known for his film scores.

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Emily Bolton

Emily Bolton (born 1951) is an Aruban actress raised in England and the Netherlands.

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Entertainment Weekly

Entertainment Weekly (sometimes abbreviated as EW) is an American magazine, published by Meredith Corporation, that covers film, television, music, Broadway theatre, books and popular culture.

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Eon Productions

Eon Productions (an abbreviation of "Everything or Nothing") is a British film production company that produces the ''James Bond'' film series.

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Film Review (magazine)

Film Review was a magazine which first appeared in 1950, initially for a 3-issue trial run, and continued until 2008.

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A flare, also sometimes called a fusee, is a type of pyrotechnic that produces a brilliant light or intense heat without an explosion.

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Flying trapeze

The flying trapeze is a specific form of the trapeze in which a performer jumps from a platform with the trapeze so that gravity makes the trapeze swing.

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For Your Eyes Only (film)

For Your Eyes Only is a 1981 British spy film, the twelfth in the ''James Bond'' series produced by Eon Productions, and the fifth to star Roger Moore as the fictional MI6 agent James Bond.

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Frank Rich

Frank Hart Rich Jr. (born June 2, 1949) is an American essayist, liberal / progressive op-ed columnist and writer notable for having held various positions within The New York Times from 1980 to 2011, and a producer of television series and documentaries at HBO.

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Frank Sinatra

Francis Albert Sinatra (December 12, 1915 – May 14, 1998) was an American singer, actor, and producer who was one of the most popular and influential musical artists of the 20th century.

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Frédéric Chopin

Frédéric François Chopin (1 March 181017 October 1849) was a Polish composer and virtuoso pianist of the Romantic era who wrote primarily for solo piano.

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From Russia with Love (film)

From Russia with Love is a 1963 British spy film and the second in the ''James Bond'' film series produced by Eon Productions, as well as Sean Connery's second role as MI6 agent James Bond.

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A gaucho or gaúcho is a skilled horseman, reputed to be brave and unruly.

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Geoffrey Keen

Geoffrey Keen (21 August 1916 – 3 November 2005) was an English actor who appeared in supporting roles in many famous films.

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German military administration in occupied France during World War II

The Military Administration in France (Militärverwaltung in Frankreich; Occupation de la France par l'Allemagne) was an interim occupation authority established by Nazi Germany during World War II to administer the occupied zone in areas of northern and western France.

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Gigantism, also known as giantism (from Greek γίγας gigas, "giant", plural γίγαντες gigantes), is a condition characterized by excessive growth and height significantly above average.

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Giovanni Battista Piranesi

Giovanni Battista (also Giambattista or Piranesi) (4 October 1720 – 9 November 1778) was an Italian artist famous for his etchings of Rome and of fictitious and atmospheric "prisons" (Le Carceri d'Invenzione).

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GoldenEye is a 1995 British spy film, the seventeenth in the ''James Bond'' series produced by Eon Productions, and the first to star Pierce Brosnan as the fictional MI6 officer James Bond.

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Goldfinger (film)

Goldfinger is a 1964 British spy film and the third installment in the James Bond series produced by Eon Productions, starring Sean Connery as the fictional MI6 agent James Bond.

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Guatemala, officially the Republic of Guatemala (República de Guatemala), is a country in Central America bordered by Mexico to the north and west, the Pacific Ocean to the southwest, Belize to the northeast, the Caribbean to the east, Honduras to the east and El Salvador to the southeast.

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HarperCollins Publishers L.L.C. is one of the world's largest publishing companies and is one of the Big Five English-language publishing companies, alongside Hachette, Macmillan, Penguin Random House, and Simon & Schuster.

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High-G training

High-G training is done by aviators and astronauts who are subject to high levels of acceleration ('G').

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A hoax is a falsehood deliberately fabricated to masquerade as the truth.

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Holiday Hotel

Holiday Hotel (French title:L'Hôtel de la plage) is a 1978 French comedy film directed and written by Michel Lang.

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Hugo Drax

Sir Hugo Drax is a fictional character created by author Ian Fleming for the 1955 James Bond novel Moonraker.

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Ian Fleming

Ian Lancaster Fleming (28 May 1908 – 12 August 1964) was an English author, journalist and naval intelligence officer who is best known for his James Bond series of spy novels.

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IGN (formerly Imagine Games Network) is an American video game and entertainment media company operated by IGN Entertainment Inc., a subsidiary of Ziff Davis wholly owned by j2 Global.

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Iguazu Falls

Iguazú Falls or Iguaçu Falls (Cataratas del Iguazú; Chororo Yguasu; Cataratas do Iguaçu) are waterfalls of the Iguazu River on the border of the Argentine province of Misiones and the Brazilian state of Paraná.

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Infobase Publishing

Infobase Publishing is an American publisher of reference book titles and textbooks geared towards the North American library, secondary school, and university-level curriculum markets.

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James Berardinelli

James Berardinelli (born September 25, 1967) is an American film critic and fantasy novelist.

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James Bond

The James Bond series focuses on a fictional British Secret Service agent created in 1953 by writer Ian Fleming, who featured him in twelve novels and two short-story collections.

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James Bond filmography

Commander James Bond RN—code number 007—is a fictional character created by the British journalist and novelist Ian Fleming in 1952.

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James Bond in film

The James Bond film series is a British series of spy films based on the fictional character of MI6 agent James Bond, "007", who originally appeared in a series of books by Ian Fleming.

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James Bond, The Spy Who Loved Me

James Bond, The Spy Who Loved Me is the official novelization of the 1977 Eon ''James Bond'' film The Spy Who Loved Me, which was itself inspired to the homonimous 1962 novel by Ian Fleming.

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James Mason

James Neville Mason (15 May 1909 – 27 July 1984) was an English actor.

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James Monaco

James Monaco (born 1942) is an American film critic, author, publisher, and educator.

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Jaws (James Bond)

Jaws is a fictional character in the James Bond films The Spy Who Loved Me and Moonraker, played in both films by Richard Kiel.

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Jay Scott

Jeffrey Scott Beaven (October 4, 1949 – July 30, 1993), known professionally by his pen name Jay Scott, was a Canadian film critic.

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Jean Tournier

Jean Tournier (April 3, 1926 – December 9, 2004) was a French cinematographer.

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Jean-Pierre Castaldi

Jean-Pierre Castaldi (born 1 October 1944) is a French actor.

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Johann Strauss II

Johann Strauss II (October 25, 1825 – June 3, 1899), also known as Johann Strauss Jr., the Younger, the Son (Sohn), Johann Baptist Strauss, son of Johann Strauss I, was an Austrian composer of light music, particularly dance music and operettas.

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John Barry (composer)

John Barry Prendergast, (3 November 1933 – 30 January 2011) was an English composer and conductor of film music.

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John Evans (special effects)

John Evans is a special effects artist who was nominated at the 52nd Academy Awards in the category of Best Visual Effects.

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John Glen (director)

John Glen (born 15 May 1932) is an English film director, film editor, and author.

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John Payne (actor)

John Howard Payne (May 23, 1912 – December 6, 1989) was an American film actor who is mainly remembered from film noir crime stories and 20th Century Fox musical films, and for his leading roles in Miracle on 34th Street and the NBC Western television series The Restless Gun.

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Johnny Mathis

John Royce Mathis (born September 30, 1935) is an American singer of popular music.

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Kate Bush

Catherine "Kate" Bush (born 30 July 1958) is an English singer-songwriter, musician, dancer and record producer.

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Ken Adam

Sir Kenneth Hugo Adam, (born Klaus Hugo Adam; 5 February 1921 – 10 March 2016) was a British movie production designer, best known for his set designs for the James Bond films of the 1960s and 1970s, as well as for Dr. Strangelove.

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Kennedy Space Center

The John F. Kennedy Space Center (KSC) is one of ten National Aeronautics and Space Administration field centers.

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The KGB, an initialism for Komitet gosudarstvennoy bezopasnosti (p), translated in English as Committee for State Security, was the main security agency for the Soviet Union from 1954 until its break-up in 1991.

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Kidney stone disease

Kidney stone disease, also known as urolithiasis, is when a solid piece of material (kidney stone) occurs in the urinary tract.

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Leila Shenna

Leila Shenna (ليلى شنّا; born Morocco) is a Moroccan former actress who featured on film mostly in the 1970s.

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Lewis Gilbert

Lewis Gilbert (6 March 1920 – 23 February 2018) was a British film director, producer and screenwriter, who directed more than 40 films during six decades; among them such varied titles as Reach for the Sky (1956), Sink the Bismarck! (1960), Alfie (1966), Educating Rita (1983) and Shirley Valentine (1989), as well as three James Bond films: You Only Live Twice (1967), The Spy Who Loved Me (1977) and Moonraker (1979).

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Liquorice (British English) or licorice (American English) is the root of Glycyrrhiza glabra from which a sweet flavour can be extracted.

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List of films featuring space stations

There is a body of films that feature space stations.

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List of James Bond allies

Following is a list of recurring and notable allies of James Bond who appear throughout the film series and novels.

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Lois Chiles

Lois Cleveland Chiles (born April 15, 1947), entertainment.msn.com; accessed April 9, 2016.

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Lois Maxwell

Lois Maxwell (born Lois Ruth Hooker, 14 February 1927 – 29 September 2007) was a Canadian actress, best known for her portrayal of Miss Moneypenny in the first 14 ''James Bond'' films (1962–1985).

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Louis Jourdan

Louis Jourdan (born Louis Robert Gendre; 19 June 1921 – 14 February 2015) was a French film and television actor.

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The Luftwaffe was the aerial warfare branch of the combined German Wehrmacht military forces during World War II.

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M (James Bond)

M is a fictional character in Ian Fleming's James Bond books and films; the Head of the Secret Intelligence Service—also known as MI6—and Bond's superior.

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Master race

The master race (die Herrenrasse) is a concept in Nazi and Neo-Nazi ideology in which the Nordic or Aryan races, predominant among Germans and other northern European peoples, are deemed the highest in racial hierarchy.

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Maya civilization

The Maya civilization was a Mesoamerican civilization developed by the Maya peoples, and noted for its hieroglyphic script—the only known fully developed writing system of the pre-Columbian Americas—as well as for its art, architecture, mathematics, calendar, and astronomical system.

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Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Studios Inc. (initialized as MGM or hyphenated as M-G-M, also known as Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Pictures, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer or simply Metro, and for a former interval known as Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer/United Artists, or MGM/UA) is an American media company, involved primarily in the production and distribution of feature films and television programs.

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Michael G. Wilson

Michael Gregg Wilson, OBE (born January 21, 1942) is an American producer and screenwriter, best known for his association with the ''James Bond'' film series.

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Michael Lonsdale

Michael Edward Lonsdale (born May 24, 1931), sometimes billed as Michel Lonsdale, is a French actor who has appeared in over 180 films and television shows.

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Michel Lang

Michel Lang (9 June 1939 – 24 April 2014) was a French film and television director, best remembered for his comedy films in the late 1970s and 1980s.

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Mike Marshall (actor)

Michael Marshall (September 13, 1944 – June 2, 2005) was a French American actor.

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Miss Moneypenny

Miss Moneypenny, later assigned the first names of Eve or Jane, is a fictional character in the James Bond novels and films.

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Moonraker (novel)

Moonraker is the third novel by the British author Ian Fleming to feature his fictional British Secret Service agent James Bond.

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MSN (stylized as msn) is a web portal and related collection of Internet services and apps for Windows and mobile devices, provided by Microsoft and launched on August 24, 1995, the same release date as Windows 95.

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The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) is an independent agency of the executive branch of the United States federal government responsible for the civilian space program, as well as aeronautics and aerospace research.

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Nerve agent

Nerve agents, sometimes also called nerve gases, are a class of organic chemicals that disrupt the mechanisms by which nerves transfer messages to organs.

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Nordic countries

The Nordic countries or the Nordics are a geographical and cultural region in Northern Europe and the North Atlantic, where they are most commonly known as Norden (literally "the North").

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A novelization (or novelisation) is a derivative novel that adapts the story of a work created for another medium, such as a film, TV series, comic book or video game.

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Octopussy is a 1983 British spy film, the thirteenth in the ''James Bond'' series produced by Eon Productions, and the sixth to star Roger Moore as the fictional MI6 agent James Bond.

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Option (filmmaking)

In the film industry, an option is a contractual agreement between a potential film producer (such as a movie studio, a production company, or an individual) and the author of source material, such as a book, play, or screenplay, for an exclusive, but temporary, right to purchase the screenplay, given the film producer lives up to the terms of the contract.

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Orson Welles

George Orson Welles (May 6, 1915 – October 10, 1985) was an American actor, director, writer, and producer who worked in theatre, radio, and film.

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Out of Africa (film)

Out of Africa is a 1985 American epic romantic drama film directed and produced by Sydney Pollack, and starring Robert Redford and Meryl Streep.

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Outline of James Bond

The following outline is provided as an overview of and topical guide to James Bond: James Bond—fictional character created in 1953 by journalist and writer Ian Fleming, who featured him in twelve novels and two short story collections.

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Pagliacci (literal translation, Clowns)The title is sometimes incorrectly rendered in English with a definite article as I pagliacci.

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Palmdale, California

Palmdale is a city in the center of northern Los Angeles County in the U.S. state of California.

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Panavision is an American motion picture equipment company specializing in cameras and lenses, based in Woodland Hills, California.

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Peter Lorre

Peter Lorre (born László Löwenstein; 26 June 1904 – 23 March 1964) was an Austro-Hungarian-born American actor.

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The piano is an acoustic, stringed musical instrument invented in Italy by Bartolomeo Cristofori around the year 1700 (the exact year is uncertain), in which the strings are struck by hammers.

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Piazza San Marco

Piazza San Marco (Piasa San Marco), often known in English as St Mark's Square, is the principal public square of Venice, Italy, where it is generally known just as la Piazza ("the Square").

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Pinewood Studios

Pinewood Studios is a British film and television studio located in Iver Heath, Buckinghamshire, about from Slough, from Uxbridge, and approximately west of central London.

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Port St. Lucie, Florida

Port St.

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Prelude, Op. 28, No. 15 (Chopin)

The Prelude Op.

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Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky

Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky Often "Peter Ilich Tchaikovsky" in English.

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Q (James Bond)

Q is a fictional character in the James Bond films and film novelisations.

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Radar jamming and deception

Radar jamming and deception (electronic countermeasures) is the intentional emission of radio frequency signals to interfere with the operation of a radar by saturating its receiver with noise or false information.

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Richard Graydon

Richard Graydon (12 May 1922 – 22 December 2014) was a British stunt performer and stunt coordinator best known for his work in the ''James Bond'' film series.

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Richard Kiel

Richard Dawson Kiel (September 13, 1939 – September 10, 2014) was an American actor, voice artist, and comedian, best known for his role as Jaws in the ''James Bond'' franchise, portraying the character in The Spy Who Loved Me (1977) and Moonraker (1979); he lampooned the role with a tongue-in-cheek cameo in Inspector Gadget (1999).

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Richard Maibaum

Richard Maibaum (May 26, 1909 – January 4, 1991) was an American film producer, playwright and screenwriter best known for his screenplay adaptations of Ian Fleming's James Bond novels.

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Richard Strauss

Richard Georg Strauss (11 June 1864 – 8 September 1949) was a leading German composer of the late Romantic and early modern eras.

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Rio Carnival

The Carnival in Rio de Janeiro (Portuguese: Carnaval do Rio de Janeiro) is a festival held every year before Lent and considered the biggest carnival in the world with two million people per day on the streets.

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Rio de Janeiro

Rio de Janeiro (River of January), or simply Rio, is the second-most populous municipality in Brazil and the sixth-most populous in the Americas.

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Rockwell International

Rockwell International was a major American manufacturing conglomerate in the latter half of the 20th century, involved in aircraft, the space industry, both defense-oriented and commercial electronics, automotive and truck components, printing presses, valves and meters, and industrial automation.

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Roger Ebert

Roger Joseph Ebert (June 18, 1942 – April 4, 2013) was an American film critic, historian, journalist, screenwriter, and author.

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Roger Moore

Sir Roger George Moore (14 October 1927 – 23 May 2017) was an English actor.

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Romeo and Juliet (Tchaikovsky)

Romeo and Juliet, TH 42, ČW 39, is an orchestral work composed by Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky.

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Rotten Tomatoes

Rotten Tomatoes is an American review-aggregation website for film and television.

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Ruggero Leoncavallo

Ruggero (or Ruggiero) Leoncavallo (23 April 18579 August 1919) was an Italian opera composer and librettist.

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Saturn Award

The Saturn Award is an award presented annually by the Academy of Science Fiction, Fantasy and Horror Films; it was initially created to honor science fiction, fantasy, and horror on film, but has since grown to reward other films belonging to genre fiction, as well as on television and home media releases.

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Secret Intelligence Service

The Secret Intelligence Service (SIS), commonly known as MI6, is the foreign intelligence service of the government of the United Kingdom, tasked mainly with the covert overseas collection and analysis of human intelligence (HUMINT) in support of the UK's national security.

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Shirley Bassey

Dame Shirley Veronica Bassey, (born 8 January 1937) is a Welsh singer whose career began in the mid-1950s, best known both for her powerful voice and for recording the theme songs to the James Bond films Goldfinger (1964), Diamonds Are Forever (1971), and Moonraker (1979).

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A skyrocket is a type of firework that uses a solid-fuel rocket to rise quickly into the sky; a bottle rocket is a small skyrocket.

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Somewhere in Time (film)

Somewhere in Time is a 1980 American romantic science fiction drama film directed by Jeannot Szwarc.

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Space Shuttle

The Space Shuttle was a partially reusable low Earth orbital spacecraft system operated by the U.S. National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), as part of the Space Shuttle program.

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Space Shuttle program

The Space Shuttle program was the fourth human spaceflight program carried out by the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), which accomplished routine transportation for Earth-to-orbit crew and cargo from 1981 to 2011.

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Space station

A space station, also known as an orbital station or an orbital space station, is a spacecraft capable of supporting crewmembers, which is designed to remain in space (most commonly as an artificial satellite in low Earth orbit) for an extended period of time and for other spacecraft to dock.

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Spy film

The spy film genre deals with the subject of fictional espionage, either in a realistic way (such as the adaptations of John le Carré) or as a basis for fantasy (such as many James Bond films).

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Stan Kenton

Stanley Newcomb Kenton (December 15, 1911 – August 25, 1979) was an American popular music and jazz artist.

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Star Wars (film)

Star Wars (later retitled Star Wars: Episode IV – A New Hope) is a 1977 American epic space opera film written and directed by George Lucas.

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Steven Spielberg

Steven Allan Spielberg (born December 18, 1946) is an American filmmaker.

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Stewart Granger

Stewart Granger (born James Lablache Stewart; 6 May 191316 August 1993) was an English film actor, mainly associated with heroic and romantic leading roles.

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Sugar glass

Sugar glass (also called candy glass, edible glass, and breakaway glass) is a brittle transparent form of sugar that looks like glass.

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Sugarloaf Cable Car

The Sugarloaf Cable Car (Bondinho do Pão de Açúcar) is a cableway in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

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Sugarloaf Mountain

Sugarloaf Mountain (Pão de Açúcar) is a peak situated in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, at the mouth of Guanabara Bay on a peninsula that juts out into the Atlantic Ocean.

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Superimposition is the placement of one thing over another, typically so that both are still evident.

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The Globe and Mail

The Globe and Mail is a Canadian newspaper printed in five cities in western and central Canada.

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The Goonies

The Goonies is a 1985 American adventure comedy film directed by Richard Donner, who produced with Harvey Bernhard.

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The Magnificent Seven

The Magnificent Seven is a 1960 American Western film directed by John Sturges and starring Yul Brynner, Eli Wallach, Steve McQueen, Charles Bronson, Robert Vaughn, Brad Dexter, James Coburn and Horst Buchholz.

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The New York Times

The New York Times (sometimes abbreviated as The NYT or The Times) is an American newspaper based in New York City with worldwide influence and readership.

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The Rank Organisation

The Rank Organisation was a British entertainment conglomerate founded by industrialist J. Arthur Rank in April 1937.

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The Spy Who Loved Me (film)

The Spy Who Loved Me is a 1977 British-American spy film, the tenth in the ''James Bond'' series produced by Eon Productions, and the third to star Roger Moore as the fictional secret agent James Bond.

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Tikal (Tik’al in modern Mayan orthography) is the ruin of an ancient city, which was likely to have been called Yax Mutal, found in a rainforest in Guatemala.

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Time (magazine)

Time is an American weekly news magazine and news website published in New York City.

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Tom Mankiewicz

Thomas Frank "Tom" Mankiewicz (June 1, 1942 – July 31, 2010) was an American screenwriter/director/producer of motion pictures and television, best known for his work on the ''James Bond'' films and his contributions to Superman: The Movie and the television series Hart to Hart.

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Toshiro Suga

Toshirō Suga (born August 22, 1950) is an aikido instructor.

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, Op. 214, is a polka in A major by Johann Strauss II, written in 1858 after a successful tour of Russia where he performed in the summer concert season at Pavlovsk, Saint Petersburg.

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United Artists

United Artists (UA) is an American film and television entertainment studio.

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United States Marine Corps

The United States Marine Corps (USMC), also referred to as the United States Marines, is a branch of the United States Armed Forces responsible for conducting amphibious operations with the United States Navy.

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The Château de Vaux-le-Vicomte is a baroque French château located in Maincy, near Melun, southeast of Paris in the Seine-et-Marne département of France.

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Velcro Companies is a privately held company that produces fasteners and other products.

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Vesti la giubba

"" ("Put on the costume", often referred to as "On With the Motley", from the original 1893 translation by Frederic Edward Weatherly) is a famous tenor aria from Ruggero Leoncavallo's 1892 opera Pagliacci.

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Vincent Canby

Vincent Canby (July 27, 1924 – October 15, 2000) was an American film and theatre critic who served as the chief film critic for The New York Times from 1969 until the early 1990s, then its chief theatre critic from 1994 until his death in 2000.

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Walter Gotell

Walter Jack Gotell (15 March 1924 – 5 May 1997) was a German actor, known for his role as General Gogol, head of the KGB, in the Roger Moore-era of the James Bond film series, as well as having played the role of Morzeny, a villain, in From Russia With Love.

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Whiplash (medicine)

Whiplash is a non-medical term describing a range of injuries to the neck caused by or related to a sudden distortion of the neck associated with extension, although the exact injury mechanisms remain unknown.

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World War II

World War II (often abbreviated to WWII or WW2), also known as the Second World War, was a global war that lasted from 1939 to 1945, although conflicts reflecting the ideological clash between what would become the Allied and Axis blocs began earlier.

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007 Stage

The Albert R. Broccoli 007 Stage is one of the largest sound stages in the world.

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2001: A Space Odyssey (film)

2001: A Space Odyssey is a 1968 epic science fiction film produced and directed by Stanley Kubrick.

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