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

Greek island in the Ionian Sea that is a principal setting in For Your Eyes Only. Corfu’s sandy beach proved to be difficult terrain for assassin Emile Locque (Michael Gothard) and his dune buggies, which are supposed to run down and kill Bond (Roger Moore) and his lady friend Lisl (Cassandra Harris). It was also a particularly difficult filming location for fledgling director John Glen, who quickly fell three days behind schedule. Despite the delay, producer Cubby Broccoli stood by Glen, and somehow the crew managed to unstick themselves and finish the frenetic dune-buggy chase.


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