Directed with consummate skill by Terence Young, the second James Bond spy thriller is considered by many fans to be the best of them all. Certainly Sean Connery was never better as the dashing Agent 007, whose latest mission takes him to Istanbul to retrieve a top-secret Russian decoding machine. His efforts are thwarted when he gets romantically distracted by a sexy Russian double agent (Daniela Bianchi), and is tracked by a lovely assassin (Lotte Lenya) with switchblade shoes, and by a crazed killer (Robert Shaw), who clashes with Bond during the film's dazzling climax aboard the Orient Express. From Russia with Love is classic James Bond, before the gadgets, pyrotechnics, and Roger Moore steered the movies away from the more realistic tone of the books by Ian Fleming. --Jeff Shannon
That must have been a pretty sick collection of minds to dream up a plan like that.
Donald 'Red' Grant:
Wish you could see the headlines, "British agent murders beautiful Russian spy, then commits suicide."
Speaking of sick minds, tell me, which lunatic asylum did they get you out of?
Donald 'Red' Grant:
Don't make it tougher on yourself!
Siamese fighting fish, fascinating creatures. Brave but of the whole stupid. Yes they're stupid. Except for the occasional one such as we have here who lets the other two fight. While he waits. Waits until the survivor is so exhausted that he cannot defend himself, and then like SPECTRE... he strikes!
I find the parallel... amusing.
Our organization did not arrange for you to come over from the Russians just for amusement, Number 3.
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