Diamonds Are Forever (1971)
Produced by Albert R Broccoli & Harry Saltzman
Directed by Guy Hamilton
Screenplay by Richard Maibaum & Tom Mankiewicz
James Bond played by Sean Connery
THE VILLAIN: Ernst Stavro Blofeld (Charles Gray) - head of SPECTRE, creator of various identical doubles, has kidnapped billionaire Willard Whyte and is using Whyte's empire for his own purposes.
SUB-VILLAINS: Mr Wint (Bruce Glover) & Mr Kidd (Putter Smith) - pair of homosexual killers working for Blofeld.
Bert Saxby (Bruce Cabot) - supposedly Willard Whyte's right-hand man; in actuality a top operative for Blofeld.
Peter Franks (Joe Robinson) - diamond smuggler who serves as part of Blofeld's diamond pipeline.
Morton Slumber (David Bauer) - mortuary owner, part of Blofeld's diamond smuggling operation.
Shady Tree (Leonard Barr) - Las Vegas comic, part of Blofeld's diamond smuggling operation.
Professor Dr. Metz (Joseph Furst) - idealistic scientist, world's leading expert on laser refraction, designer of Blofeld's satellite weapon.
Bambi (Lola Larson, credited to Donna Garrett) & Thumper (Trina Parks) - female bodyguards assigned to keep Willard Whyte trapped in his house.
VILLAIN'S PLOT: Blofeld holds the world hostage with the threat of a diamond encrusted, laser-firing satellite.
BOND WOMEN: Tiffany Case (Jill St. John) - diamond smuggler who serves as part of Blofeld's pipeline.
Plenty O'Toole (Lana Wood) - casino gold-digger who almost beds Bond.
BONDS ALLIES: Felix Leiter (Norman Burton) - Bond's CIA ally.
Willard Whyte (Jimmy Dean) - multi-billionaire casino/aerospace magnate.
THE BOND TEAM: M (Bernard Lee) - head of the British Secret Service, an authoritative father figure who sends Bond on his missions.
Miss Moneypenny (Lois Maxwell) - M's secretary who, for many years, enjoys a flirtatious relationship with 007.
Q (Desmond Llewelyn) - the creator of Bond's lethal gadgets, aka Major Boothroyd.
BOND'S GADGETS: Pocket mousetrap-style clamp to crush prying fingers; artificial fingerprints; voice-altering device; piton gun; inflatable plastic sphere which allows Bond to walk on water.
LOCATIONS: Japan; Cairo; Spain; London; South Africa; Amsterdam; Los Angeles; Las Vegas; outer space; North Dakota; China; Baja California.