The Spy Who Loved Me.
Bond movies always seem to have a troubled production and after The Man With the Golden Gun, the production of the next film saw it's fair share as the team of Saltzman and Broccoli dissolved in the wake of Saltzman's financial troubles, the movie had a title without a plot and finding a director was not as easy as they thought it would be.
In this episode of The 602 Club host Matthew Rushing is joined by 00 agents Christy Morris and John Champion to talk about The Spy Who Loved Me. We pay tribute to Sir Roger Moore, discuss continuing Bond, the story, the climax, villain and henchman, a new Bond Woman, free for all and our ratings.
Remembering Sir Roger Moore (00:03:25)
Continuing Bond (00:15:57)
The Story (00:28:18)
Climax, Villain and Henchman (00:38:04)
A New Bond Woman (00:47:50)
Free for All (01:02:37)
Matthew Rushing (Editor and Producer) C Bryan Jones (Executive Producer) Ken Tripp (Executive Producer) Matthew Rushing (Executive Producer) Richard Marquez (Production Manager) Brandon-Shea Mutala (Patreon Manager) Ken Tripp (Associate Producer) Davis Grayson (Associate Producer)
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The Spy Who Loved Me. We pay tribute to Sir Roger Moore, discuss continuing Bond, the story, the climax, villain and henchman, a new Bond Woman, free for all and our ratings.