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jb00| Casino Royale
ID:
1954
Comments:
Director: William H. Brown Jr.
Screenplay: Charles Bennett, Anthony Ellis
Producer: Elliott Lewis, Bretaigne Windust
Cast: Barry Nelson, Eugene Borden, Linda Christian, Jean Del Val, Kurt Katch
Genre: Drama

Running Time: 48
Aspect Ratio:  1.33:1 (NTSC )
Sound: Mono
Subtitles:
Features:
Studio:  CBS Television DVD Region:  1 NR
DVD Release:  Discs:  1 (DVD) []
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Reviews:  Featured in the spy spoof Casino Royale with David Niven.

American Combined Intelligence Agency spy James Bond aka Jimmy Bond arrives at the Casino Royale in Monte Carlo, Monaco but is shot at whilst entering. He meets up with British Secret Service secret agent Clarence Leiter (this character was called Felix Leiter in the original Ian Fleming novel). He briefs Bond about his mission then Bond runs into old flame Valerie Mathis (she is an amalgam of the Vesper Lynd and Rene Mathis characters from the novel). She introduces him to Le Chiffre who is the Chief Soviet Agent in the area and is nearly always accompanied by three henchman called Basil, Zoltan and Zuroff. Le Chiffre has been gambling with the Soviet funds of his employers and his down several million francs. Bond's mission is to beat him at a high-stakes card game of Baccarat so Le Chiffre will be ruined.


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