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

Reference in the Sotheby’s auction catalog to the anonymous seller of a priceless Fabergé Easter egg in Octopussy. Arriving at the auction gallery, Bond (Roger Moore) at first thinks the lady might be Magda (Kristina Wayborn), the comely assistant of exiled Afghan prince Kamal Khan (Louis Jourdan). “The Property of a Lady” is also the title of one of Ian Fleming’s Bond short stories, which was one of the inspirations for the film.

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