Date of Release World Premiere December 17th 1971, U.S.A

Running Time 119 minutes

James Bond Sean Connery

Plot
Blofeld holds the world to ransom with his diamond-powered laser satellite orbiting in space.

Bond’s Women

  • Tiffany Case (Jill St. John)
  • Plenty O’Toole (Lana Wood)

Bond’s Enemies

  • Ernst Stavro Blofeld (Charles Gray)
  • Mr. Wint (Bruce Glover)
  • Mr. Kidd (Putter Smith)
  • Professor Dr. Metz (Joseph Furst)
  • Bert Saxby (Bruce Cabot)
  • Peter Franks (Joe Robinson)
  • Morton Slumber (David Bauer)
  • Shady Tree (Leonard Barr)
  • Bambi (Lola Larson) [credited to
  • Donna Garrett]
  • Thumper (Trina Parks)

Bond’s Allies

  • Felix Leiter (Norman Burton)
  • Willard Whyte (Jimmy Dean)
  • ‘M’ (Bernard Lee)
  • Miss Moneypenny (Lois Maxwell)
  • ‘Q’ (Desmond Llewelyn)

Bond’s Car Mustang Mach 1 Coupe

Bond’s Gadget Pocket mousetrap-style finger clamp

Main Title Music

  • ‘Diamonds Are Forever’ performed by Shirley Bassey

End Title Music

  • ‘Diamonds Are Forever’ performed by Shirley Bassey

Music Score John Barry

Production Design Ken Adam

Main Titles Designer  Maurice Binder

Editors Bert Bates and John W. Holmes, A.C.E.

Screenplay Richard Maibaum & Tom Mankiewicz

Director Guy Hamilton

Producers  *Harry Saltzman & Albert R. Broccoli
The listing shown is contractual for the Eastern Hemisphere and is reversed for the Western Hemisphere

Budget $7.2 million

Worldwide Box Office $116 million

Worldwide Box Office Gross Income 2002 inflation-adjusted $516 million