Interesting Questions, Facts and Information
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Interesting Questions, Facts, and Information
He is sucked out the window of a plane in flight.. The image of the rather portly Gert Frobe being sucked out of the tiny window in the plane is very memorable.
|The soundtrack to "Goldfinger", composed by John Barry, is very effective. The title song was memorably sung by which artist?||Goldfinger
Shirley Bassey. The soundtrack album to "Goldfinger" was the number one bestseller in the United States.
|What was the code name for Goldfinger's plan to destabilize the world's gold supply?||Goldfinger
Operation Grand Slam. Goldfinger planned to detonate a nuclear device inside the gold depository at Fort Knox, thus increasing the value of his sizable gold assets.
|Bond's first face to face encounter with Goldfinger occurs where?||Goldfinger
A golf course. Bond and Goldfinger engage in some sinister repartee during their golf game. Bond wins of course. (He cheated!)
|Probably the most famous line of the film occurs when Goldfinger has Bond bound to a table with a deadly laser beam slowly coming towards him. In order to buy time, Bond asks Goldfinger "Do you expect me to talk?". To which Goldfinger replies "No Mr. Bond, I..."||Goldfinger
expect you to die. Another of my favorite quotes occurs after Bond wakes up. A beautiful girl tells him "My name is Pussy Galore." To which Bond replies "I must be dreaming."
|James Bond's car in "Goldfinger" was a wonder to behold. Among its accesories were machine guns, an ejector seat, an oil slick sprayer and a bulletproof shield. What was the make of this car?||Goldfinger
Aston Martin. The Aston Martin DB5 used in "Goldfinger" was also used in the next Bond film, "Thunderball."
|Goldfinger's verbally challenged manservant, Oddjob, was a lethal aim with his deadly bowler hat. What was the name of the actor who played him?||Goldfinger
Harold Sakata. Sakata was a Hawaiian-born actor who was a professional wrestler for a time. He also won a silver medal at the 1948 Olympics for weight lifting.
|Goldfinger is the last name of the film's villain. What is his first name?||Goldfinger
Auric. The name Auric literally means containing gold. Gert Frobe played the role of Goldfinger, but had such limited English skills that another actor dubbed in his lines.
0:07. What do you know, it stopped on the same number as Bond's MI6 number.
Shot. Mr. Solo does not want to stick around for the heist, so he asks Goldfinger for his money immediately. Oddjob then drives Mr. Solo towards the airport and then shoots him. After Solo is shot he takes the car to a metal crushing plant and has the car crushed.
Shoe. Bond places a homing device in his shoe so the CIA can follow him.
Head. Oddjob takes off his hat and throws it at a statue to intimidate Bond. His hat knocks the head off.
Slazenger 1. Goldfinger played a ball into the tall grass and could not find it. Bond found the real ball and Oddjob placed a fake one so Goldfinger would not loose a shot.
one shilling. By the end of the golf game they were playing for the gold bar Bond was carrying.
1953. Bond prefers the 1953 vintage.
six of spades. Jill Masterson is up on a balcony spying on the game of cards, telling Goldfinger what cards his opponent has. Bond sees this and pays Miss Masterson a visit. Bond then tells Goldfinger to lose $15,000.
Shocking. Bond was visiting a lady before his flight, when someone tried to kill him. The lady that Bond was kissing, was part of the murder plot and at the last second, Bond saw a man behind him through the lady's eyes. The man struck her and then Bond killed the man.
12:20. The bomb is set to blow up an illegal operation.
Maternal. Bond said this after learning that Pussy Galore called the CIA about Operation Grand Slam. Ms. Galore switched the dangerous gas with harmless gas, and all the town civilians and members of the army acted as though the gas affected them.
Baseball. "Operation Grand Slam" involved breaking into the Fort Knox gold reserve and irradiating the gold with a nuclear weapon, thus increasing the value of Goldfinger's own gold tenfold. A grand slam in baseball terms means a player hits a homerun with the bases loaded.
Auric Goldfinger. Goldfinger warned him after Bond thanked the villian for the demonstration of his laser. Soon, he planed to demonstrate the laser on 007! Bond bluffed his way out of the laser's path, however, and so our hero was saved.
Rolls-Royce. The car was made out of 18 carat gold according to the movie. In the novel of the same name, the car was made out of white gold. The Bond vehicles are always an exciting thing to watch for in the films, and "Goldfinger" marked the first time the famous Aston Martin DB5 appeared in a Bond film.
Pussy Galore. Miss Galore, Goldfinger's personal assistant, said this to 007 after he finished shaving in the airplane bathroom. Galore gave Bond the cold shoulder the first time they met, but by the end of the movie, they were seen kissing on a Mid-Atlantic forest.
Dink. Bond introduced Dink to Felix Leiter - the CIA worker who assists Bond throughout his missions - before 007 told her to go away for a moment to talk with Leiter. We didn't see her again for the rest of the movie.
Gin rummy. Goldfinger cheated at it too, with some help from his lovely assistant, Jill Masterson. Jill and Bond took a night off from their jobs and spent it together, before Goldfinger's assistant, Oddjob, covered Jill with golden paint, which killed her.
Gin Rummy. He loses the game. His cheating plan backfires. He hires a girl in the hotel he is staying in to use a telescope to look at the other player's cards. James Bond finds the girl and talks to Goldfinger through a little ear piece. When Goldfinger loses, he snaps the pencil in half.
Gold. When Goldfinger finds out that the girl helped Bond stop his cheating, he has Oddjob knock Bond out. Then Goldfinger paints her entire body gold, which stops her skin from breathing and kills her.