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The Living Daylights (1987) starring Timothy Dalton as 007

By: Anders Frejdh
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One sheet poster for The Living Daylights (1987)
One sheet poster for The Living Daylights (1987)Swedish poster for The Living Daylights (1987)
Soviet General Georgi Koskov fakes his defection to the West in order he is able to continue his capitalist pursuits and have the British Secret Service eliminate his colleagues who are close to exposing his corruption.

The trailer for The Living Daylights starring Timothy Dalton as Ian Fleming's 007:

Swedish title:
Iskallt uppdrag
Original title:
The Living Daylights
Second unit director:
Release dates:
10 July 1987 (Sweden)
29 June 1987 (UK)
31 July 1987 (USA)
Plot outline:
Soviet General Georgi Koskov fakes his defection to the West in order he is able to continue his capitalist pursuits and have the British Secret Service eliminate his colleagues who are close to exposing his corruption.
130 minutes
Promotional partners:
Filming locations:
Austria (Carinthia and Vienna), England (Blayden,, East Sussex, London, Stonor and Suffolk), Gibraltar, Morocco (Atlas Mountains, Aït Benhaddou, Ouarzazate and Tangiers), USA (Mojave Desert), and Pinewood Studios (England)
Film company:
Production budget:
30 Million USD
Sweden Box-office:
39 238 803 SEK according to the Swedish Film Institute
UK Box-office:
US Box-office:
51 Million USD accoding to Box Office Mojo
Worldwide Box-office:
191 Million USD (Source: The Numbers)
Alan Talbot as Koskov's KGB Minder
Andreas Wisniewski as Necros
Antony Carrick as Blayden Male Secretary
Art Malik as Kamran Shah
Atik Mohamed as Achmed
Belle Avery as Linda (as Kell Tyler)
Bill Weston as Blayden Butler
Carl Rigg as Imposter
Caroline Bliss as Miss Moneypenny
Catherine Rabett as Liz
Cela Savannah as girl
Derek Hoxby as Sergeant Stagg
Desmond Llewelyn as Q
Dianna Casale as girl
Dulice Liecier as Ava
Femi Gardiner as girl
Frederick Warder as 004
Geoffrey Keen as Minister of Defence (Sir Frederick Gray)
Glyn Baker as 002
Heinz Winter as Vienna Hotel Concierge
Jeroen Krabbé as General Georgi Koskov
Joe Don Baker as Brad Whitaker
John Bowe as Colonel Feyador
John Rhys-Davies as General Leonid Pushkin
John Terry as Felix Leiter
Julie T. Wallace as Rosika Miklos
Karen Seeberg as girl
Karen Williams as girl
Ken Sharrock as Jailer
Leslie French as Lavatory Attendant
Maryam d'Abo as Kara Milovy
Mayte Sanchez as girl
Michael Moor as Kamran's Man
Nadim Sawalha as Tangier Chief of Security
Odette Benatar as girl
Patricia Keefer as girl
Peter Porteous as Gasworks Supervisor
Richard Cubison as Trade Centre Toastmaster
Robert Brown as M
Ruddy Rodriguez as girl
Sharon Devlin as girl
Sumar Khan as Kamran's Man
Thomas Wheatley as Saunders
Timothy Dalton as James Bond
Tony Cyrus as Chief of Snow Leopard Brotherhood
Virginia Hey as Rubavitch
Walter Gotell as General Anatol Gogol
Waris Dirie as girl

The Living Daylights UK quad poster
The UK quad poster for the film. Copyright © 1987 Danjaq S.A. & MGM/United Artists Pictures. All rights reserved.
Albert R. Broccoli (producer)
Tom Pevsner(associate producer)
Barbara Broccoli (associate producer)
Michael G. Wilson (executive producer)
John Barry (film soundtrack composer)
Monty Norman (composer of the James Bond theme)
A-ha (singers of the title song)
Alec Mills (Director of Photography)
Film editor:
Debbie McWilliams (casting director)
Production desginer:
Sound designer(s):
Colin Miller (sound editor)
Costume desginer(s):
Emma Porteous
Stills photographer:
Keith Hamshere and George Whitear (second unit)
Title designer(s):
Maurice Binder
Second unit director:
Gerry Gavigan (assistant director)
Terry Madden (assistant director: second unit)
Stunt team:
Stunt Supervisor: Paul Weston
Horse Stunts Coordinated By: Miguel Pedregosa
Snow Stunts Coordinated By: John Falkiner
Stunt Driving Arranged By: Remy Julienne
Aerial Stunts Arranged By: B.J. Worth
Fight Arranger: Doug Robinson
Horse Master: Greg Powell
Assistant Horse Master: Nick Wilkinson
Aerial Stunts Support: Tal Schneider
Aerial Liaison: Marc Wolff
Freefall Camera Operator: Rande De Luca
Additional Camera Operators: Phil Pastuhov, Peter Rohe, Fred M. Waugh
Safety Climber: Hamish McInnes

Stunt Doubles:
For Andreas Wisniewski: Jake Lombard (Aerial)
For Joe Don Baker: Les White
For Maryam D’Abo: Elaine Ford, Nick Gillard (Wrangler)
For Timothy Dalton: Simon Crane (Fight), Michel Julienne (Driver), Eddie Kidd, Paul Weston (Villa Fight), Jason White, B.J. Worth (Aerial)

Aerial Stunts:
Jake Brake
Garry Carter
Jake Lombard
Dan O´Brien

Snow (Stunt) Team:
Herman Sporer
Ida Huber
John Falkiner
Rene Seiler

Horse (Stunt) Team:
Brian Bowes
Graeme Crowther
Joaquin Olias
Jorge Casares
Jose Maria Serrano
Miguel Pedregosa
Nick Gillard
Steve Dent

Stunt Drivers:
Brigitte Magnin
Christian Bonnichon
Dominiqe Julienne
Jean-Claude Houbart
Jean-Claude Justice
Jean-Jacques Villain
Jo Cote
Michel Julienne

Other Stunt Performers:
Bill Weston
Chris Webb
Colin Skeaping
Del Baker
Dorothy Ford
Eddie Powell
Frank Henson
Helen Caldwell
Paul Heasman
Rocky Taylor
Roy Alon
Steve Whyment
Tom Delmar
Valentino Musetti
Special effects:
Chris Corbould (Special effects technician)
John Richardson (Special visual effects supervisor)
Visual effects:
Distributor in Sweden:
United International Pictures AB
More information:



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