Diamonds are Forever
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The story is of-course complete nonsense but great fun comparing the original story with the film and counting the post-war oddities, for example, homosexual (‘pansies’), Jewish, and Italian hoodlum stereotypes, coded messages sent by wire (telegrams), airport security ‘inspectoscopes’, limeys and half-wellington boots...to name but a few. Interesting Fleming seems to delight in lots of extraneous detail about Bond's travel, clothes and food, maybe some wish-fulfilment on his part?
One surreal episode which didn’t make it to the film was a visit by Bond and Case to a mining ghost town and a steam train chase.
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