The Spy Who Loved Me

The Spy Who Loved Me

Roger Moore’s third appearance as James Bond abandoned the plot of Ian Fleming’s original novel for an all-new storyline about a madman plotting to destroy the world to establish a new underwater kingdom, resulting in one of the most popular and spectacular entries in the long-running franchise.

Roger Moore’s third appearance as James Bond abandoned the plot of Ian Fleming’s original novel for an all-new storyline about a madman plotting to destroy the world to establish a new underwater kingdom, resulting in one of the most popular and spectacular entries in the long-running franchise. Ken Adam was nominated for his dazzlingly imaginative production design, along with Peter Lamont and set decorator Hugh Scaife, which included a supertanker set so large it required the construction of an all-new soundstage at England’s Pinewood Studios. Marvin Hamlisch was nominated for his disco-infused score and shared a nomination for the popular ballad "Nobody Does It Better" with lyricist Carole Bayer Sager.

DIRECTOR: Lewis Gilbert. WRITTEN BY: Christopher Wood, Richard Maibaum. CAST: Roger Moore, Barbara Bach, Curt Jürgens, Richard Kiel. 1977. 125 min. UK. Color. Scope. English. 35mm.

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