Saturday, August 28, 2010


Having written about the first appearance of James Bond on television in an adaptation of "Casino Royale", I thought some of my readers might be interested in seeing that 1954 production. And what better day to do it than Video Saturday?

The show was thought to be lost until 1981, when a copy was found by a film collector. And now it's available on DVD.

But first, here's a fan-made trailer for the show, as if it was the original movie in the franchise:

And now, on with the show!

Many VHS copies ended there. But it's not complete; the story continues to a true Bondian finish showdown between 007 and Le Chiffre. Those other versions probably didn't want to deal with the poor video qualities of this last scene, but it should be seen:


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