BRITISH NAVAL COMMANDER MURDERED

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

Evening Standard newspaper headline featured with a photograph of James Bond (SEAN CONNERY) in You Only Live Twice. It’s all part of an elaborate ruse to convince 007 ‘s enemies that he’s dead and out of the way. The fake murder in a seedy Hong Kong hotel room, the phony burial at sea, and the manufactured obituary give Bond a head start on his investigation into the disappearance of a U.S. spacecraft.

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