In addition to the official (and lawsuit allowed) Bond films, there was also a spoof film produced in 1967 slightly inspired by Fleming's "Casino Royale." The story featured seven 007s, including That’s the starting point for the 1967 Bond spoof Casino Royale, one of film history’s great bizarre oddities.In possession of the film rights to Ian Fleming’s first Bond novel, a producer named Charles K. Feldman tried like the dickens to make a serious 007 movie and even reached out to Connery to star. Casino Royale was a 1967 big-budget spoof of Ian Fleming's first James Bond novel of the same name. This film is not considered part of the official James Bond film series, as EON Productions did not have the rights to this title at the time. Mar 19, 2012 - This Pin was discovered by Michel. Discover (and save!) your own Pins on Pinterest Jacqueline Bisset - Authentic Signed Photo ( 20 x 25 cm ) This item has been SIGNED with permanent sharpie marker. This item was signed at a private signing session The Photo comes with unique BECKETT Authentication Hologram. The Photo comes with a complete BECKETT Certificate of Authenticity. Shipping. Shipped Registered and with Tracking Number. The huge Casino Royale's budget grew bigger than contemporary Bond hits Thunderball (1965, 11 mil. $) and You Only Live Twice (1967, 9.5 mil. $), which came out 2 months after the spoof, but the zeitgeist was fortunately on its side, and it became a big hit. Casino Royale is silly as hell, but good fun.
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