It is based on the novel of the same name by Ian Fleming. Goldfinger was produced by Albert R. The film's plot has Bond investigating gold smuggling by gold magnate Auric Goldfinger and eventually uncovering Goldfinger's plans to contaminate the United States Bullion Depository at Fort Knox. Goldfinger was the first Bond blockbuster , with a budget equal to that of the two preceding films combined. The release of the film led to a number of promotional licensed tie-in items, including a toy Aston Martin DB5 car from Corgi Toys which became the biggest selling toy of The promotion also included an image of gold-painted Shirley Eaton as Jill Masterson on the cover of Life. Many of the elements introduced in the film appeared in many of the later James Bond films, such as the extensive use of technology and gadgets by Bond, an extensive pre-credits sequence that stood largely alone from the main storyline, multiple foreign locales and tongue-in-cheek humour. Goldfinger was the first Bond film to win an Oscar and opened to largely favorable critical reception. The film was a financial success, recouping its budget in two weeks. Bond discovers Goldfinger is cheating at gin rummy with the help of his employee, Jill Masterson, and Bond stops him by distracting Jill and blackmails Goldfinger into losing.
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Skip to Content. Bond stands up against thievery, but he also indulges in a lot of sexist behavior and is known for his vices drinking and womanizing. Some implication that Japanese characters are evil. Though known for being suave and debonair as he escapes one scrape after another, this s version of James Bond is also a womanizer who has no problem with making sexual innuendos. While Pussy Galore is a strong character with considerable responsibilities, almost all the women in this movie are little more than bikini-clad sex objects who exist to provide implied sexual gratification for Bond.
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There's no new impetus to buy gold after Federal Reserve chair Jerome Powell's comments on inflation, says analyst. Scientists will determine if the anti-diarrhoea drug nitazoxanide improves outcomes in high-risk patients. The process, now more than a year and half in, has proved more difficult to complete than initially expected. If reforms go ahead, the Bank could act as a financing bridge to persuade investors to support the economy. The Aston Martin DB5 that James Bond drove in Goldfinger is one of the most famous cars in movie history and now a handful of lucky people can own one — complete with an array of secret-agent gadgets. The limited run of 25 customer cars is being built in association with Eon Productions, makers of the James Bond films. The new cars will feature working Goldfinger gadgets developed by Aston Martin and Oscar-winning special effects guru Chris Corbould. These include a rear smokescreen delivery system, revolving number plates, simulated front machine guns, a bullet-resistant rear shield, front and rear battering rams, a simulated tyre slasher and a simulated oil-slick delivery system. Aside from the James Bond connection, the DB5 was one of the most sought-after classic Aston Martins and fewer than were built between and