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A resourceful British government agent seeks answers in a case involving the disappearance of a colleague and the disruption of the American space program. James Bond investigates the hijacking of British and Russian submarines carrying nuclear warheads, with the help of a K. Agent, whose lover he killed. That every agent will be named James Bond.
One of the Bonds, whose real name is Evelyn Tremble is sent to take on Le Chiffre in a game of baccarat, but all the Bonds get more than they can handle. When the property wound up at Columbia Pictures, they decided to create the satire to end all satires with a host of writers, five famous directors, and an all-star cast led by Peter Sellers.
Unfortunately, Sellers' ego reached critical mass during the production and he was fired mid-way into filming--and suddenly roles that were originally envisioned as cameos had to be expanded to finish the project. The result is one of the most bizarre films imaginable. The story, such as it is, finds James Bond David Niven called out of retirement to deal with the sudden disappearance of secret agents all over the world.
In order to confuse the unknown enemy, Sir James orders ALL secret agents to use the name James Bond--and before you can blink there are Bonds aplenty running wild all over the globe. Eventually all the Bonds, including through the magic of editing Peter Sellers, wind up at Casino Royale, where they confront the evil agents of SMERSH and a diabolical mad man with a plot to rule the world.
The plot is absolute chaos, but that doesn't prevent the film from being a lot of fun to watch. The entire cast runs wild with some marvelous over-the-top performances, and whenever the writers can jam in a gag or a weird plot turn they do precisely that: And that's just for starters.
At one point Niven blows up the locked door of a psychedelically decorated dudgeon with lysergic acid--better know as LSD--and in a way this is indicative of the entire film, which was made at the height of the s ultra-mod movement: It is visually arresting, to say the least.
And then there is that famous Burt Bacharach score, easily one of the best of the decade, sporting Herp Albert on the main theme and Dusty Springfield's legendary performance of "The Look of Love. I've found that viewers tend to have extremely different reactions to this film--they either love it or hate it, so you may want to rent this one first.
But it's one of my favorite guilty pleasures, and I recommend it for fans of the unexpectedly odd. Explore popular and recently added TV series available to stream now with Prime Video. Start your free trial.
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User Polls Most memorable Bond theme song? Nominated for 1 Oscar. Learn more More Like This. Never Say Never Again On Her Majesty's Secret Service You Only Live Twice Diamonds Are Forever GP Action Adventure Thriller. Sean Connery, Jill St. Former leaders of the Hong Kong mob have been spotted at the tables. Yet women who describe themselves as "luxury prostitutes" know where the money comes from, because they've been present at many a high-roller gambling session.
Authorities have described Stefano as an associate of New York's Gambino crime family. Outcall services send male and female dancers to customers, usually in hotel rooms. Police claim these businesses serve as fronts for prostitution. According to court records, Stefano boasted that Congiusti once used a cordless drill to drill holes into an individual's head and that Nelsen was a former mercenary. Attorney Eric Johnson told jurors as he began his statement.
A mastermind mechanic and expert locksmith, he was able to outsmart even the newer, more sophisticated machines. Dillard, who has been investigating Ted Binion's former casino executive slaying for his estate, But Richard Sorrano, the most prominent outcall operator in Las Vegas, thinks it isn't the revenue generated by escorts, dancers and strippers that caught the mob's eye -- it's the potential for far more profitable criminal activity.
FBI agents from Las Vegas arrested Anthony Greco, 44, on Thursday in Pahrump after a federal indictment charged him with murder and conspiracy to commit murder in the shooting death of Joseph "Joey O" Masella "Casino dealer triggerman, prosecutor tells U. But the New Jersey Casino Control Commission, wary of their links to reputed underworld figures, told Caesars to get rid of the brothers if it wanted an Atlantic City casino.
The Nevada Gaming Commission's vote Monday to oust Binion ended an eight-hour hearing that focused on his associations with murdered underworld figure Herbert "Fat Herbie" Blitzstein. He remains, however, a bit of a multimillionaire mystery man, long suspected by Nevada Gaming Control Board agents of money laundering and arms and narcotics dealing.
That may or may not be true, but it is a fact that the late Binion built one of the longest-running gambling dynasties in town before he died in Blitzstein was found in Las Vegas in January with a bullet in the back of his head. Before the Doumanis sold the Tropicana, the resort was the target of a massive Justice Department investigation into alleged casino skimming by the Kansas City mob. Several Mafia bosses were convicted and sent to jail in the probe.
Two other defendants pleaded guilty this month. Federal prosecutors locally have only gone after individual mobsters in the past, but this time they'll try to show a jury how the entire family operates, Zuckerman said. They include allegations the mob tried to invest in three Nevada casinos, charged a "street tax" to bookies and persuaded a former U. Justice Department attorney to steal an Internal Revenue Service investigation file on a Detroit Mafia captain and his son. Agent Samuel Ruffino testified in U.
District Court on Monday in the racketeering trial of alleged Detroit mafia boss Jack Tocco and four alleged associates. The tribe's main investor partner, Nii-Jii Entertainment, became a liability, Apesanahkwat said.
Nii-Jii's major partner was Morgan Murphy Jr. Though Murphy's business ties to a Chicago labor leader with mob connections caught investigators' attention, it was other Nii-Jii investors' backgrounds that were more problematic, Apesanahkwat said.
Justice Department oversight and has a history of corruption and organized crime influence that predates Al Capone. Remini has also been an active gambler here since at least In a separate petition, the DGE asked commissioners to permanently exclude Vincent Basciano, an alleged member of the Bonanno crime family.
The division wants Breton and Basciano added to the commission's list of people who are prohibited from ever setting foot inside local casino hotels. A Massachusetts man who had been the subject of a state police investigation for nearly a year was arrested early Tuesday at Mohegan Sun Resort Casino, accused of taking advantage of Asian American casino patrons by offering loans at high interest rates under the threat of physical harm if the loans weren't paid back in full if the loans weren't paid back, records show, Lin would make harassing phone calls or visits to those who owed the money, often threatening to send an Asian American gang called the "Black Society" after them.
The Black Society, court records say, is an Asian American organized crime outfit that operates out of Boston and New York, collecting payments from legitimate Asian American businesses and cash-strapped casino patrons who would rather comply than turn to American law enforcement officials. Breton be placed on the so-called "exclusion list.
Both men have prior arrests and have extensive organized-crime ties, according to the petitions filed yesterday. He also has been a bookmaker, a loan shark and a captain in the Philadelphia-southern New Jersey mob. He scammed gamblers and prostitutes while working the floor at the Tropicana Hotel and Casino. Under heavy security, William Murtha appeared before casino regulators in a hearing aimed at deciding whether Giamboi Bros.
When they complained publicly, they alleged in their lawsuit, a Fitzgerald's casino employee told them the casino was operated by the mob. They took the comment as a threat. Edwin Edwards says he is looking over his shoulder -- not because of helping to convict Edwards, but because of his involvement in a Russian casino.
The casino carried the brand name of actor Chuck Norris, but Brotherton says it was controlled by Russian mobsters.