Cinema: Hairy Marshmallow

Doctor No. Anybody who has read a thriller by Ian Fleming is bloody well aware why the Russians have absquatulated with so many of Britain's state secrets. It's that blinking British Agent 007, it's that blithering bounder James Bond! To begin with, the man is an appliance snob¬ódoesn't really mind if he shoots the wrong bloke so long as he shoots him with the right gun (8.5 oz. Beretta .25); wouldn't be caught dead, when he skindives after a killer, in anything but the very latest scuba suit. What's more, he is a cooking kook who cares more for his belly...

Want the full story?

Subscribe Now


Learn more about the benefits of being a TIME subscriber

If you are already a subscriber sign up — registration is free!