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You Only Live Twice (1967) starring Sean Connery as James Bond

By: Anders Frejdh
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US One sheet poster for You Only Live Twice (1967)
US One sheet poster for You Only Live Twice (1967)Swedish poster for You Only Live Twice (1967)
SPECTRE hijacks American and Russian space capsules in a bid to start World War III for their clients, the Red Chinese.

Watch the trailer for You Only Live Twice starring Sean Connery as Ian Fleming's 007:

Swedish title:
Man lever bara två gånger
Original title:
You Only Live Twice
Second unit director:
Roald Dahl
Release dates:
15 September 1967 (Sweden)
12 June 1967 (UK)
13 June 1967 (USA)
Plot outline:
SPECTRE hijacks American and Russian space capsules in a bid to start World War III for their clients, the Red Chinese.
116 minutes
Promotional partners:
Filming locations:
Bahamas, China (Hong Kong), Gibraltar, Japan (Akime, Kobe and Tokyo), Spain, and Pinewood Studios (England)
Film company:
Production budget:
9,5 Million USD
Sweden Box-office:
6,4 Million SEK (Source: Swedish Film Institute)
UK Box-office:
US Box-office:
43 Million USD accoding to Box Office Mojo
Worldwide Box-office:
112 Million USD (Source: The Numbers)
Akiko Wakabayishi as Aki
Alexander Knox as American President
Bernard Lee as M
Burt Kwouk as Spectre 3
Charles Gray as Henderson
Desmond Llewelyn as Q
Donald Pleasence as Blofeld
Francesca Tu as Osato's Secretary
Karin Dor as Helga Brandt
Ken Wallis as Little Nellie pilot
Lois Maxwell as Miss Moneypenny
Michael Chow as Spectre 4
Mie Hama as Kissy Suzuki
Robert Hutton as President's Aide
Sean Connery as James Bond
Teru Shimada as Osato
Tetsuro Tamba as Tiger Tanaka
Tsai Chin as kinesisk flicka

You Only Live Twice UK quad poster
The UK quad poster for the film. Copyright © 1967 Danjaq S.A. & United Artists Corporation. All rights reserved.
Albert R. Broccoli and Harry Saltzman (producers)
Stanley Sopel (associate producer)
John Barry (film soundtrack composer)
Monty Norman (composer of the James Bond theme)
Nancy Sinatra (singer of the title song)
Leslie Bricusse (lyricist)
Freddie Young (Director of Photography)
Film editor:
Thelma Connell
Weston Drury Jr
Production desginer:
Sound designer(s):
Norman Wanstall (dubbing editor)
Costume desginer(s):
Brian Owen-Smith (Wardrobe Master)
Stills photographer:
Joe Pearce
Title designer(s):
Maurice Binder
Second unit director:
William P. Cartlidge (1st Assistant Director)
Terry Churcher (2nd Assistant Director)
Richard Jenkins (2nd Assistant Director)
William Graf Jr (3rd Assistant Director)
Stunt team:
Action Sequences Arranged By: Bob Simmons
Stunt Fight Choreography By: Peter Fanene Maivia
Jujitsu Trainer for Sean Connery: Don Draeger
Ninja Advisor: Masaaki Hatsumi
Stunt Pilot: Gilbert Chomat
Key Stunt Performer (“Little Nellie” Pilot): Kenneth H. Wallis

Stunt Doubles:
For Mie Hama: Diane Cilento (Swimming)
For Karin Dor: Jenny Le Free
For Sean Connery: Bob Simmons, Ken Wallis (flying)

Other Stunt Performers:
Alan Chuntz
Arthur Howell
Bernard Barnsley
Bill Cummings
Bill Morgan
Bill Weston
Billy Dean
Chris Webb
Cliff Diggins
Dinny Powell
Doug Robinson
Eddie Eddon
Eddie Powell
Frank Henson
George Leech
Gerry Crampton
Jack Cooper
Jazzer Jeyes
Jimmy Lodge
Joe Dunne
Joe Powell
John Gallant
Marc Boyle
Martin Grace
Mickey Baker
Nosher Powell
Paddy Ryan
Paul Weston
Peter Brace
Peter Brayham
Rocky Taylor
Roy Street
Rusty Hood
Steve Emerson
Terry Plummer
Tex Fuller
Tim Condren
Tony Smart
Vic Armstrong
Special effects:
Visual effects:
Distributor in Sweden:
United Artists AB
More information:



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