SCARAMANGA, FRANCISCO

Entry Source: The James Bond Movie Encyclopedia by Steven Jay Rubin


Seemingly unstoppable hit man who charges $1 million per shot, suavely portrayed by Christopher Lee in The Man with the Golden Gun. Protected by Red Chinese interests, Scaramanga lives on a remote island off the coast of China, enjoys the pleasures of his girlfriend Andrea Anders (Maud Adams), hones his skills by challenging gunmen in his “fun house” maze, and continues his work as the world’s most expensive killer.

It’s Scaramanga who murders a solar energy expert and steals his solex agitator, a device that can weaponize the sun’s rays. And it is that murder that leads James Bond (Roger Moore) to the Far East, where he eventually tangles with Scaramanga and his diminutive servant Nick Nack (Hervé Villechaize).