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

The nickname of author Ian Fleming’s beachfront vacation home in Jamaica—where, between 1952 and 1964, he wrote his James Bond novels and short stories.

Eon Productions’ seventeenth Bond film borrowed the term as the code name for a secret, space-based Russian weapons system. This system is taken over by the sinister Janus crime syndicate in GoldenEye.


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