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Goldfinger
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Sean Connery - James Bond
Aston Martin DB5
Aston Martin DB5
Jill Masterson (Shirley Eaton)
 


Date of Release

World Premiere 17th September 1964, Odeon Leicester Square, London

Running Time
130 minutes

James Bond
Sean Connery

Plot
Using a nuclear device supplied by Red China, gold-smuggler and metallurgist Auric Goldfinger intends to increase the value of his gold bullion ten-fold by detonating the device inside Fort Knox, thereby making the 15 billion dollar gold supply of the United States radioactive for 58 years.

Bond’s Women
Pussy Galore (Honor Blackman)
Jill Masterson (Shirley Eaton)
Bonita – the night-club dancer (Nadja Regin)
Dink (Margaret Nolan)

Bond’s Enemies
Auric Goldfinger (Gert Frobe)
Oddjob (Harold Sakata)
Capungo (Alf Joint)

Bond’s Allies
Felix Leiter (Cec Linder)
Tilly Masterson (Tania Mallet)
‘M’ (Bernard Lee)
Miss Moneypenny (Lois Maxwell)
‘Q’ (Desmond Llewelyn)

Bond’s Car
Aston Martin DB5

Bond’s Gadgets
Aston Martin DB5 with accessories: bullet-proof windscreen, smoke screen, oil sprayer, front-wing machine guns, retractable rear bullet-proof shield, tyre-slashing hub cap blades, homer tracking screen, and front passenger ejector seat.
Homing devices for tracking vehicles / people

Main Title Music
‘Goldfinger’ sung by Shirley Bassey

End Title Music
‘Goldfinger’ sung by Shirley Bassey

Music Score
John Barry

Production Design
Ken Adam

Main Titles Designer
Robert Brownjohn

Editor
Peter Hunt

Screenplay
Richard Maibaum & Paul Dehn

Director of Photography
Ted Moore

Director
Guy Hamilton

Producers
*Harry Saltzman & Albert R. Broccoli
The listing shown is contractual for the Eastern Hemisphere and is reversed for
the Western Hemisphere.

Film Locations
Pinewood Studios, London, England
Burnham Beeches, Buckinghamshire, England
Esso oil refinery, Stanwell, England (opening sequence)
Fort Knox, Kentucky, USA
Louisville, Kentucky, USA
Miami, Florida, USA
Southend-on-Sea, Essex, England, UK
Stoke Park House, Stoke Poges, Buckinghamshire, England
Switzerland

Budget
$2.5 million

Worldwide Box Office
$124.9 million

Worldwide Box Office Gross Income 2002 inflation-adjusted
$726 million


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Goldfinger - Gun Barrel
Goldfinger - Title
Pussy Galore (Honor Blackman)
Auric Goldfinger (Gert Frobe)
Goldfinger - Homing device
Homing device