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

Title proposed by multimillionaire producer Henry Morgenthau III for a 1956 NBC television series he developed with Ian Fleming. Set aboard a thirty-foot yacht moored at Morgan’s Harbour in Jamaica, the story pitted an agent named James Gunn against a gang threatening to deflect the course of American missiles from nearby Cape Canaveral. If the plot sounds familiar, it should. When NBC failed to pick up Morgenthau’s proposed series, Fleming took the plot outline back and wrote his sixth James Bond novel, Dr. No.


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