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The Living Daylights Gadgets
Cello & Case Sled
One of the most spectacular scenes of any James Bond movie - a leisurely trip down a mountain on, or rather in, a cello case with a friend.
Not just that, but the Stradivarius Cello is used to steer the improvised snow vehicle.
Although this is highly unlikely to be possible - the hinges would rip apart in seconds; but there is no use being picky at this juncture, the great spies of World War II were forced to create devices to aid escape and evade capture from anything they had at hand.
This was a device worthy of any comparison.
Kara Milovy: I owe everything to Georgi - My place at the Conservatoire, my Strad..."
007: "Your cello's a Stradivarius?"
Kara Milovy: "A famous one! The Lady Rose."
007: "Quite a present."