GOLDFINGER – Decoding the Pre-Title Sequence
Join Dan, Tom and Vicky as we dig for the gold in the pre-title sequence of GOLDFINGER!
Drug Lords! Latin America! Miami Beach! Seagulls! Nitro! Grappling hooks! Ramirez! Plastic explosives! Dr. No?! Tuxedos and dry suits and the Dutch resistance!
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- Video Notes
Our discussion of the Goldfinger pre-title sequence looks at:
- The tie-ins of the pre-title sequence to the rest of the movie
- The use of sound to take us into the environment of the scene
- The seagull headgear and where fake animals have been used a camouflage in other Bond movies.
- How did that gun that fired the grappling hook work?
- Bond’s leather shoes
The wonderful Ken Adam set and its links to Dr. No
- Bond’s facial expressions
- The white dinner jacket and its subsequent use in a Steven Spielberg movie.
- How the dinner jacket was inspired by a real agent named Peter Tazelaar
- and more …