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Goldfinger

By: Anders Frejdh
Published:
2004-09-06
US one sheet poster for Goldfinger (1964)
The Swedish poster for Goldfinger (1964)
Using a nuclear device supplied by Red China, gold-smuggler and metallurgist Auric Goldfinger intends to increase the value of his gold bullion ten-fold by detonating the device inside Fort Knox, thereby making the 15 billion dollar gold supply of the United States radioactive for 58 years.
Premiere:
1964-09-17
Swedish title:
Goldfinger
Original title:
Goldfinger
Director:
Second unit director:
N/A
Screenwriter(s):
Paul Dehn and Richard Maibaum
Year:
1964
Release dates:
5 February 1965 (Sweden)
17 September 1964 (UK)
22 December 1964 (USA)
Plot outline:
Using a nuclear device supplied by Red China, gold-smuggler and metallurgist Auric Goldfinger intends to increase the value of his gold bullion ten-fold by detonating the device inside Fort Knox, thereby making the 15 billion dollar gold supply of the United States radioactive for 58 years.
Awards:
Academy Award for Best sound effects (Norman Wanstall)
MPAA:
NR
Runtime:
109 minutes
Promotional partners:
N/A
Filming locations:
England (Burnham Beeches, Stanwell, Southend-on-Sea and Stoke Poges), USA (Louisville and Miami), Switzerland, and Pinewood Studios (England)
Film company:
Production budget:
2,5 Million USD
Sweden Box-office:
N/A
UK Box-office:
N/A
US Box-office:
51 Million USD accoding to Box Office Mojo
Worldwide Box-office:
125 Million USD (Source: The Numbers)
Actors:
Alf Joint as Capungo
Bernard Lee as M
Burt Kwouk as Ling
Bill Nagy as Midnight
Caron Gardner as Flying Circus Pilot
Cec Linder as Felix Leiter
Dennis Cowles as Brunskill
Desmond Llewelyn as Q
Gert Frobe as Goldfinger
Hal Galili as Strap
Harold Sakata as Oddjob
Honor Blackman as Pussy Galore
Lenny Rabin as American Gangster
Lois Maxwell as Miss Moneypenny
Margaret Nolan as Dink
Martin Benson as Solo
May-Ling as Mei-Lei
Michael Mellinger as Kisch
Nadja Regin as Bonita
Raymond Young as Sierra
Richard Vernon as Smithers
Sean Connery as James Bond
Shirley Eaton as Jill Masterson
Tania Mallet as Tilly Masterson
Tricia Muller as Sydney (Pussy Galore's Co-Pilot)
Varley Thomas as Swiss Gatekeeper
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)
Leslie Bricusse (lyricist)
Cintematograper:
Ted Moore (Director of Photography)
Film editor:
Casting:
Production desginer:
Sound designer(s):
Norman Wanstall (dubbing editor)
Costume desginer(s):
Elsa Fennell (Wardrobe Supervisor)
Stills photographer:
Arthur Evans
Title designer(s):
Robert Brownjohn
Second unit director:
Frank Ernst (Assistant Director)
Stunt team:
Bob Simmons (Action Sequences Arranger)

Stunt Doubles
For Gert Fröbe: Ken Buckle
For Harold Sakata: Bob Simmons
For Michael Mellinger: Bob Simmons (High Fall)
For Sean Connery: Alf Joint
For Tania Mallet: Phyllis Cornell (Driving)

Other stunt performers:
Arthur Howell
Bill Cummings
Bill Sawyer
Bob Simmons
Cliff Diggins
George Leech (demonstrates bullet-proof west in the Q’s lab/stunt driver when Aston Martin DB5 crashes into the wall)
Gerry Crampton
Jimmy Lodge
Nosher Powell
Peter Brace
Peter Brayham
Peter Munt
Richard Graydon
Rocky Taylor
Roy Street
Terry Plummer
Terry Richards
Tim Condren
Special effects:
Visual effects:
N/A
Distributor in Sweden:
United Artists AB
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