Thunderball (1965)

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Eon Productions 1965 James Bond movie, featuring Sean Connery, Adolfo Celi, Claudine Auger, focuses on the hijacking of two nuclear missiles and the mission to recover them before one can be used to kill potentially 100s of thousands of people.

Join the fun was we are Cracking the Code of THUNDERBALL – some interesting reveals!

 

 

 


Thunderball Podcasts:

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A Deep Dive & Scene Analysis – part 1
Join Dan and Tom as they take a deep dive into:

  • Things that surround key scenes, and key scene analysis and commentaries
  • Events that really happened in the world that influenced this film,
  • Influences of the 1958 movie, THE SILENT ENEMY
  • Other connections to movies and events

A Deep Dive & Scene Analysis – part 2
A continuation of the Deep Dive & Scene Analysis

Pre-Title Sequence Decoded
Thunderball!  James Bond!  Sean Connery in a gun barrel, A Rocket Jet pack? A fake funeral, James Bond punching “a woman”, Bond’s French connection, cryptic Latin inscriptions etched on a chapel wall, water cannons shooting the bad-guys from the Aston Martin DB-5, and of course, a fight.

These are just some of the things we’ll examine as we decode the pre-title sequence for the 1965 James Bond movie, THUNDERBALL!!!


Thunderball Videos:

Click The Red Arrow To Play

 

A Deep Dive & Scene Analysis
Join Dan and Tom as they take a deep dive into:

  • Things that surround key scenes, and key scene analysis and commentaries
  • Events that really happened in the world that influenced this film,
  • Influences of the 1958 movie, THE SILENT ENEMY
  • Other connections to movies and events

 

 

Watch Part 1 of the discussion

 

 

 

 

 

 

Watch Part 2 of the discussion

 
 

 
 

 


Pre-Title Sequence Decoded

Thunderball! James Bond! Sean Connery in a gun barrel, A Rocket Jet pack? A fake funeral, James Bond punching “a woman”, Bond’s French connection, cryptic Latin inscriptions etched on a chapel wall, water cannons shooting the bad-guys from the Aston Martin DB-5, and of course, a fight.

These are just some of the things we’ll examine as we decode the pre-title sequence for the 1965 James Bond movie, THUNDERBALL!!!

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Primary Location:
  • Bahamas