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Diamonds Are Forever

By: Anders Frejdh
Published:
2004-09-06
US one sheet poster for Diamonds Are Forever (1971)
The Swedish poster for Diamonds Are Forever (1971)
Blofeld holds the world to ransom with his diamond-powered laser satellite orbiting in space.
Premiere:
1971-12-17
Swedish title:
Diamantfeber
Original title:
Diamonds Are Forever
Director:
Second unit director:
N/A
Screenwriter(s):
Year:
1971
Release dates:
20 December 1971 (Sweden)
30 December 1971 (UK)
17 December 1971 (USA)
Plot outline:
Blofeld holds the world to ransom with his diamond-powered laser satellite orbiting in space.
Awards:
N/A
MPAA:
PG
Runtime:
119 minutes
Promotional partners:
N/A
Filming locations:
England (Dover), Holland (Amsterdam), USA (Los Angeles and Las Vegas), and Pinewood Studios (England)
Film company:
Production budget:
7,2 Million USD
Sweden Box-office:
5 Million SEK (Source: Swedish Film Institute)
UK Box-office:
N/A
US Box-office:
44 Million USD (Source: Box Office Mojo)
Worldwide Box-office:
116 Million USD (Source: The Numbers)
Actors:
Bernard Lee as M
Bruce Cabot as Bert Saxby
Bruce Glover as Mr. Wint
Charles Gray as Blofeld
Desmond Llewelyn as Q
Jennifer Castle as Shady Tree's Acorn
Jill St. John as Tiffany Case
Jimmy Dean as Willard Whyte
Joe Robinson as Peter Franks
Lana Wood as Plenty O'Toole
Lois Maxwell as Miss Moneypenny
Norman Burton as Felix Leiter
Pat Gill as Shady Tree's Acorn
Putter Smith as Mr. Kidd
Sean Connery as James Bond
Shane Rimmer as Hawaii radar operator
Sid Haig as Slumber brother
Terence Mountain as one of Blofeld's guards
Trina Parks as Thumper
Producers:
Albert R. Broccoli and Harry Saltzman (producers)
Stanley Sopel (associate producer)
Music:
John Barry (film soundtrack composer)
Monty Norman (composer of the James Bond theme)
Shirley Bassey (singer of the title song)
Don Black (lyricist of "Diamonds Are Forever")
Cintematograper:
Ted Moore (Director of Photography)
Film editor:
Bert Bates and John W. Holmes
Casting:
Weston Drury Jr
Production desginer:
Sound designer(s):
Christopher Lancaster, Teddy Mason, Jimmy Shields (all credited as Dubbing Editors)
Costume desginer(s):
Elsa Fennell and Ted Tetrick (Wardrobe Supervisors)
Stills photographer:
George Whitear
Title designer(s):
Maurice Binder
Second unit director:
Derek Cracknell (1st Assistant Director)
Jerome M. Siegel (1st Assistant Director)
Richard Jenkins (2nd Assistant Director)
Raymond Becket ( 3rd Assistant Director)
Stunt team:
Stunts Arranged By: Paul Baxley, Bob Simmons
Key Stunt Performers (Two-Wheel Driver): Joe Williams

Stunt Doubles:
For Joe Robinson: Gerry Crampton
For Charles Gray: Max Latimer
For Putter Smith: George Leech (Fire Gag)
For Sean Connery:
Richard E. Butler (Fight at pool with Bambi and Thumper)
Orwin C. Harvey (High Fall from platform)
Bob Simmons
Joe Williams (Driving)

Other Stunt Performers – UK:
Bill Cummings
Chris Webb
Doug Robinson
Eddie Eddon
Eddie Powell
George Lane Cooper (SPECTRE agent)
Jack Sholomir
Jazzer Jeyes
Jimmy Lodge
Leslie Crawford
Nosher Powell
Reg Harding
Roy Street

Other Stunt Performers – USA:
Alex Sharp
Bob Herron
Bud Ekins
Buzz Bundy
Carey Loftin
Chuck Warers
Dennis Camsey
Dick Crockett (crane operator)
Donna Garrett
Everett Creach
Fred Scheiwiller
Fred Stromsoe
George Robotham
Glenn H. Randall Jr.
Jerry Summers
Johnny Miller (shooter)
Lightning Bear
Patty Elder
Ronnie Rondell Jr.
Tom Steele (Guard at oil platform and stunt driver)
Wally Rose
Victor Paul
Special effects:
Leslie Hillman and Whitey McMahon
Visual effects:
N/A
Distributor in Sweden:
United Artists AB
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