BRIDAL SUITE

Contributed by: The James Bond Movie Encyclopedia by Steven Jay Rubin

The accommodations offered to James Bond (Sean Connery) in an Istanbul hotel in From Russia with Love, after he discovers that his original room is filled with listening devices. In actuality, the desk clerk who recommends the new room (Arlette Dobson) and the hotel’s concierge (Andre Charisse) are working for SPECTRE.

The bridal suite has been selected as the site where Tatiana Romanova (Daniela Bianchi) will seduce Bond so that, unbeknownst even to her, the scene can be filmed from a cabinet de voyeur behind the bed while SPECTRE agent Rosa Klebb (Lotte Lenya) observes.

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