Date of Release World Premiere 17th September 1964, Odeon Leicester Square, London

Running Time 130 minutes

Starring Sean Connery as Ian Fleming’s James Bond

Using a nuclear device supplied by Red China, gold-smuggler and metallurgist Auric Goldfinger intends to increase the value of his gold bullion ten-fold by detonating the device inside Fort Knox, thereby making the 15 billion dollar gold supply of the United States radioactive for 58 years.

Bond’s Women

  • Pussy Galore (Honor Blackman)
  • Jill Masterson (Shirley Eaton)
  • Bonita – the night-club dancer (Nadja Regin)
  • Dink (Margaret Nolan)

Bond’s Enemies

  • Auric Goldfinger (Gert Frobe)
  • Oddjob (Harold Sakata)
  • Capungo (Alf Joint)

Bond’s Allies

  • Felix Leiter (Cec Linder)
  • Tilly Masterson (Tania Mallet)
  • ‘M’ (Bernard Lee)
  • Miss Moneypenny (Lois Maxwell)
  • ‘Q’ (Desmond Llewelyn)

Bond’s Car  Aston Martin DB5

Bond’s Gadgets

Aston Martin DB5 with accessories:

  • bullet-proof windscreen
  • smoke screen
  • oil sprayer
  • front-wing machine guns
  • retractable rear bullet-proof shield
  • tyre-slashing hub cap blades
  • homer tracking screen
  • front passenger ejector seat

Homing devices for tracking vehicles / people

Main Title Music ‘Goldfinger’ sung by Shirley Bassey

End Title Music ‘Goldfinger’ sung by Shirley Bassey

Music Score John Barry

Production Design Ken Adam

Main Titles Designer Robert Brownjohn

Editor Peter Hunt

Screenplay Richard Maibaum & Paul Dehn

Director of Photography Ted Moore

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.

Film Locations

  • Pinewood Studios, London, England
  • Burnham Beeches, Buckinghamshire, England
  • Esso oil refinery, Stanwell, England (opening sequence)
  • Fort Knox, Kentucky, USA
  • Louisville, Kentucky, USA Miami, Florida, USA
  • Southend-on-Sea, Essex, England, UK
  • Stoke Park House, Stoke Poges, Buckinghamshire, England
  • Switzerland

Budget $2.5 million

Worldwide Box Office $124.9 million

Worldwide Box Office Gross Income 2002 inflation-adjusted $726 million

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