People, Sep. 20, 1976

High cheek bones, an unplaceable accent and a general air of je ne sais quoi added up to just the "weird, transparent quality" Director Lewis Gilbert was looking for. That's why Barbara Bach, 27, a sometime actress in grade-B Italian movies like Spider with the Black Stomach, won her first starring role in the tenth James Bond film. Bach considers Bond "a male chauvinist pig who uses girls to shield him against bullets." But she rather likes her liberated-woman role in The Spy Who Loved Me: Anya, a major in the Soviet secret service....

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