Cinema: Water Pistols

THE MAN WITH THE GOLDEN GUN

Directed by GUY HAMILTON

Screenplay by RICHARD MAIBAUM andTOM MANKIEWICZ

This is a James Bond caper and, as in the previous eight, there are plenty of fancy gadgets. Two are worthy of special note. One is a car that converts into an airplane (a bit of a bore; flying autos have already shown up in Popular Mechanics). The other, also a car, is less flashy. It merely moves in the air between the banks of a river and spins three times like a huge eggbeater before coming to rest, upright,...

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