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Casino Royale Movie Review Summary

Actors: David Niven, Peter Sellers, Ursula Andress, Woody Allen, Orson Welles, Terence Cooper, Joanna Pettet, Deborah Kerr

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Casino Royale is a spoof of the James Bond movies with multiple Agent 007's, beautiful women, and crazed international madmen. Retired Sir James Bond (Niven) is coerced out of retirement and travels to Scotland where he is unsuccessfully seduced by Lady Fiona McTarry (Kerr) and her numerous nymph-like daughters who try to assassinate him while hunting grouse. Actually a double agent posing as a widow in mourning, McTarry falls head over heels for Bond but joins a convent when he remains chaste on duty. He is pursued all the way back to London.

Agent Cooper (Cooper) is to be next official 007 and undergoes rigorous training; most of it in the art of romancing women. Miss Moneypenny works overtime schooling him on the nuances of the job! Sir James finds his daughter Mata Bond (Pettet) and she is eventually sent by cab to Germany to spy school. Meanwhile, Evelyn Tremble (Sellers), a baccarat expert and author on the subject, meets Vesper Lynd (Andress) and she recruits him to impersonate Bond and defeat Le Chiffre (Welles) at baccarat at Casino Royale.

Mata is taken in broad daylight by a mounted palace guard riding a horse aboard a flying saucer. All the 007's meet up at the headquarters of SMERSH, an evil criminal empire where they find little Jimmy Bond (Allen), Sir James' nephew, is the mastermind behind all the mayhem. His grand scheme is to kill off all the men in the world taller than he so that he will be able to get girls to love him. Jimmy is tricked into ingesting a tiny bomb disguised as an antacid tablet.
The review of this Movie prepared by David Fletcher








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Plot & Themes

Comedy, primarily    -   Yes Time/era of movie:    -   1960's-1970's Comedy or Parody about    -   spies How much humor v. drama    -   Nearly all humor

Main Character

Identity:    -   Male Profession/status:    -   spy Age:    -   40's-50's Ethnicity/Nationality    -   British

Setting

Europe    -   Yes European country:    -   England/UK    -   Germany City?    -   Yes City:    -   London Misc setting    -   resort/hotel

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   generic/vague references to death/punishment Sex/nudity in movie?    -   Yes Is this movie based on a    -   book

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