Date of Release World Premiere 5th October 1962 at the London Pavilion, Piccadilly Circus, London

Running Time 105 minutes

Starring Sean Connery as Ian Fleming’s James Bond

Plot From his undersea base, *SPECTRE agent Doctor No uses his ‘Toppling Beam’ to disrupt America’s space programme. (*SPecial Executive for Counterintelligence Terrorism Revenge and Extortion.)

Bond’s Women

  • Honey Ryder (Ursula Andress)
  • Sylvia Trench (Eunice Gayson)

Bond’s Enemies

  • Doctor No (Joseph Wiseman)
  • Professor Dent (Anthony Dawson)
  • Miss Taro (Zena Marshall)
  • The ‘Three Blind Mice’

Bond’s Allies

  • Felix Leiter (Jack Lord)
  • Quarrel (John Kitzmiller)
  • Pleydell-Smith (Louis Blaazer)
  • ‘M’ (Bernard Lee)
  • Miss Moneypenny (Lois Maxwell)
  • Major Boothroyd [the armourer] (Peter Burton)

Bond’s Car   Sunbeam Alpine

Bond’s Gadget Geiger Counter

Main Title Music ‘The James Bond Theme’/’Three Blind Mice’ (vocal)

End Title Music ‘The James Bond Theme’

Music Score Monty Norman

Production Design Ken Adam

Art Director Syd Cain [Un-credited]

Main Titles Designer Maurice Binder


  • Richard Maibaum
  • Johanna Harwood
  • Berkley Mather

Editor Peter Hunt

Director of Photography Ted Moore

Director Terence Young

Producers *Harry Saltzman & Albert R. Broccoli

The listing shown is contractual for the Eastern Hemisphere and is reversed for the Western Hemisphere

Filming Locations

  • Pinewood Studios, England
  • Ocho Rios
  • Jamaica (Miss Taro’s Home, Dunn’s River Falls, The White River, Reynolds Bauxite Pier)
  • Trinidad

Budget $950,000

Worldwide Box Office $59.5 million

Worldwide Box Office Gross Income 2002 inflation-adjusted $355 million

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