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

Portuguese gunsmith portrayed by Marne Maitland in The Man with the Golden Gun. Based in Macao, he specializes in weapons and munitions for anonymous gunmen, including Francisco Scaramanga (CHRISTOPHER LEE), for whom he makes a special golden dumdum bullet designed to flatten upon impact for maximum wounding effect. Bond (ROGER MOORE), on the trail of Scaramanga, finds clues in Beirut that lead him to Lazar, who is coerced into revealing how he supplies Scaramanga with his lethal ammunition.


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