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The Spy Who Loved Me

By: Anders Frejdh
Published:
2004-09-06
US one sheet poster for The Spy Who Loved Me (1977)
The Swedish poster for The Spy Who Loved Me (1977)
Megalomaniac Karl Stromberg plans to obliterate mankind from the surface of the Earth and build a new undersea kingdom of which he will be supreme ruler. After destroying New York and Moscow with missiles from captured American and Russian submarines, Stromberg is assured global destruction will follow.
Premiere:
1977-07-07
Swedish title:
Älskade spion
Original title:
The Spy Who Loved Me
Director:
Second unit director:
Ernie Day och John Glen
Screenwriter(s):
Year:
1977
Release dates:
17 September 1977 (Sweden)
7 July 1977 (UK)
13 July 1977 (USA)
Plot outline:
Megalomaniac Karl Stromberg plans to obliterate mankind from the surface of the Earth and build a new undersea kingdom of which he will be supreme ruler. After destroying New York and Moscow with missiles from captured American and Russian submarines, Stromberg is assured global destruction will follow.
Awards:
N/A
MPAA:
PG
Runtime:
125 minutes
Promotional partners:
N/A
Filming locations:
Bahamas, Canada (Asgard, Baffin Island), Egypt, Malta, Japan (Okinawa), Italy (Sardinia), Scotland, Switzerland, and Pinewood Studios (England)
Film company:
Production budget:
13 Million USD
Sweden Box-office:
14 388 740 SEK according to the Swedish Film Institute
UK Box-office:
N/A
US Box-office:
47 Million USD accoding to Box Office Mojo
Worldwide Box-office:
185 Million USD (Source: The Numbers)
Actors:
Albert Moses as bartender
Barbara Bach as Major Anya Amasova
Bernard Lee as M
Caroline Munro as Naomi
Christopher Muncke as USS Wayne Crewman
Curd Jürgens as Stromberg
Desmond Llewelyn as Q
Edward de Souza as Sheikh Hosein
Garrick Hagon as USS Wayne Crewman
Geoffrey Keen as Minister of Defence
George Baker as Captain Benson
Jeremy Bulloch as HMS crew man
Lois Maxwell as Miss Moneypenny
Marilyn Galsworthy as Stromberg's Secretary
Michael Billington as Sergei
Richard Kiel as Jaws
Roger Moore as James Bond
Valerie Leon as Hotel Receptionist
Vernon Dobtcheff as Max Kalba
Walter Gotell as General Gogol
Producers:
Albert R. Broccoli (producer)
William P. Cartlidge(associate producer)
Music:
Marvin Hamlish (film soundtrack composer)
Monty Norman (composer of the James Bond theme)
Carly Simon (singer of the title song)
Cintematograper:
Claude Renoir (Director of Photography)
Film editor:
Casting:
Maude Spector and Weston Drury Jr
Production desginer:
Sound designer(s):
Allan Sones (Dubbing Editor)
Costume desginer(s):
Rosemary Burrows (Wardrobe Supervisor)
Stills photographer:
Bob Penn
Title designer(s):
Maurice Binder
Second unit director:
Stunt team:
Action Sequences Arranged By: Bob Simmons
Ski Sequences Supervisor: Willy Bogner
Helicopter Pilots: John Crewdson, Roger Osborne, Marc Wolff

Key Stunt Performer:
Opening Ski Jump: Rick Sylvester

Stunt Doubles:
For Barbara Bach: Dorothy Anne Ford (at studio)

For Richard Kiel:
Martin Grace (Desert)
Bob Simmons (Thru window on train)

For Roger Moore:
John Eaves (Skiing)
Martin Grace (Egypt/building construction)
George Leech (Driving)
Rick Sylvester (Ski Jump)

Other Stunt Performers:
Bill Cummings
Bill Weston
Billy Horrigan
Chris Webb
Colin Skeaping
David Brandon
Doug Robinson
Eddie Eddon
Eddie Powell
Fred Haggerty
Gerry Crampton
Greg Powell
Jack Cooper (shooter in car during car chase)
Jazzer Jeyes
Jim Dowdall
Jimmy Lodge
Ken Shepherd
Marc Boyle
Mark McBride
Nick Gillard
Nick Hobbs
Paul Weston
Reg Harding
Richard Graydon
Roy Alon
Roy Scammell
Roy Street
Terence Maidment
Terry Plummer
Tim Condren
Tony Smart
Special effects:
Chris Corbould (Special effects assistant)
Visual effects:
Derek Meddings (Special visual effects)
Distributor in Sweden:
United Artists AB
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