Date of Release

World Premiere 5th July 1973 at the Odeon Leicester Square, London.

Running Time 116 minutes

James Bond Roger Moore

Dr. Kananga/Mr. Big and his ‘voodoo’
henchmen plan to flood the US drugs
market with free Heroin, thereby eliminating all competition and increasing the number of drugs users, from which they intend to reap a rich harvest.

Bond’s Women

  • Solitaire (Jane Seymour)
  • Miss Caruso (Madeline Smith)

Bond’s Enemies

  • Dr. Kananga/Mr. Big (Yaphet Kotto)
  • Tee Hee (Julius W. Harris)
  • Baron Samedi (Geoffrey Holder)
  • Rosie Carver (Gloria Hendry)
  • Whisper (Earl Jolly Brown)
  • Adam (Tommy Lane)
  • Cab Driver 1 (Arnold Williams)

Bond’s Allies

  • Felix Leiter (David Hedison)
  • Quarrel Jr. (Roy Stewart)
  • ‘M’ (Bernard Lee)
  • Miss Moneypenny (Lois Maxwell)
  • [‘Q’ (Desmond Llewelyn) does not appear in this film]
  • Sheriff J. W. Pepper (Clifton James) [an ally – however unwittingly!]

Bond’s Car  AEC Double-Decker Bus!

Bond’s Gadget  Rolex watch with magnetic field and rotatingsaw-edged bezel

Main Title Music  ‘Live And Let Die’ performed by Paul McCartney and Wings

End Title Music  ‘Live And Let Die’ performed by Paul McCartney and Wings

Music Score George Martin

Production Design Syd Cain

Main Titles Designer Maurice Binder

Editors  Bert Bates, John Poulton & John Shirley

Screenplay 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 million

Worldwide Box Office $126.4 million

Worldwide Box Office Gross Income 2002 inflation-adjusted  $514 million

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