The Man With The Golden Gun 1974
Stretched Canvas modern high quality re-print
Frame options are solid wood tray frames without glazing unless requested.
measures 32 x 24″ inches / 80 x 60 cm
original poster artwork Robert McGinnis
The Man with the Golden Gun is the 9thin the James Bond series produced by Eon Productions, and the 2nd to star Roger Moore as the fictional MI6 agent James Bond 007. A loose adaptation of Ian Fleming’s posthumously published 1965 novel of the same name, the film has Bond sent after the Solex Agitator, a breakthrough technological solution to contemporary energy shortages, while facing the assassin Francisco Scaramanga, the “Man with the Golden Gun”. The action culminates in a duel between them that settles the fate of the Solex.
The Man with the Golden Gun was the fourth and final film in the series directed by Guy Hamilton. The script was written by Richard Maibaum and Tom Mankiewicz. The film was set in the face of the 1973 energy crisis, a dominant theme in the script; Britain had still not yet fully overcome the crisis when the film was released in December 1974. The film also reflects the then-popular martial arts film craze, with several kung fu scenes and a predominantly Asian location, being set and shot in Thailand, Hong Kong, and Macau. Part of the film is also set in Beirut, Lebanon, but it was not shot there.
Christopher Lee’s portrayal of Scaramanga as a villain of similar skill and ability to Bond was particularly praised.It was the last Bond film to be co-produced by Albert R. Broccoli and Harry Saltzman, with Saltzman selling his 50% stake in Danjaq, LLC, the parent company of Eon Productions, after the release of the film.
Year of Film
Roger Moore, Christopher Lee, Britt Ekland, Maud Adams, Hervé Villechaize, Clifton James, Richard Loo, Soon-Tek Oh, Marc Lawrence, Bernard Lee, Lois Maxwell, Marne Maitland, Desmond Llewelyn
Origin of Film