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

Wheelchair-bound Ernst Stavro Blofeld’s desperate and basically ludicrous bribe to prevent Bond (Roger Moore) from dumping him into an industrial chimney in the For Your Eyes Only teaser. It is certainly one of the most ridiculous lines of dialogue ever uttered by a Bond villain. Interestingly, it is a line that screenwriter Richard Maibaum denies ever writing.

Note: Although he was dressed like Blofeld, the wheelchair-bound villain went unidentified in the film—unsurprising, since producer Kevin McClory owned the film rights to Thunderball, the SPECTRE organization, and Blofeld at that time.




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