Cinema: The Bond Wagon Crawls Along

OCTOPUSSY Directed by John Glen; Screenplay by George MacDonald Fraser, Richard Maibaum and Michael G. Wilson

You have a nasty habit of . . . surviving," sneered Kamal Khan as perplexity twitched in his left cheek.

James Bond allowed himself to smile. Though he had only recently met this exiled Afghan prince, Bond knew the type all too well. On twelve, no, 13 previous assignments for Her Majesty's Cinema Service, he had clenched his wits against some of the modern world's most notorious dastards. Imposing men they were—Drax, Blofeld, mad and wily Auric...

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