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

Cabaret act at the Eiffel Tower Restaurant in A View to a Kill. While Bond (Roger Moore) and French detective Achille Aubergine (Jean Rougerie) discuss the possibility that Max Zorin is fixing horse races, Dominique (Dominique Risbourg) performs onstage with dozens of butterflies—some of which are controlled by her dark-suited puppeteers on the balcony. Unbeknownst to Bond and Aubergine, Zorin’s murderous bodyguard May Day (Grace Jones) has knocked out one of the puppeteers and assumed her identity. Her butterfly is equipped with a poisonous barb that strikes Aubergine in the face and kills him. Bond chases after May Day, but she escapes by jumping off the Eiffel Tower and parachuting to safety—an incredible stunt performed by stuntman B. J. Worth.


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