WE KNOW HOW DIFFICULT THAT CAN BE FOR A SWISS BANKER

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

Bond’s (PIERCE BROSNAN) adept reply when the bank manager says “I’m just returning it to the right owner,” in the teaser for The World Is Not Enough. The bank manager is returning a large sum of money to a former classmate of M‘s. Bond is making reference to the seemingly innate Swiss-banker ability to hide large sums of money, especially sums stolen from the Jews in World War II. Sharp dialogue, somewhat uncommon of late in the Bond series.

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