Episode 150: Harry Saltzman & Albert R. Broccoli Present Guy Hamilton’s “Goldfinger”
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In 1964, Sean Connery starred in, what many consider to be, the quintessential James Bond film. “Goldfinger” took the spy formula made famous in “Dr. No” and “From Russia With Love” and refined and tightened it with a sense of humor and intrigue. The film would be the prototype for all James Bond movies to follow after.
Why is “Goldfinger” considered to be the ultimate James Bond film? How did the general audiences and critics take Sean Connery, “Goldfinger,” and the mythology of James Bond? And despite its wide acceptance, why do some feel that “Goldfinger” is the worst James Bond film in the Sean Connery era?
Harry Saltzman and Albert R. Broccoli Present Guy Hamilton’s “Goldfinger” is the subject of episode 150 of the AuteurCast….