You Only Live Twice Gadgets
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Bond: “Welcome to Japan, Dad. Is my little girl hot and ready?”
Q on Location: “Look 007, I’ve had a long and tiring journey, probably to no purpose, and I’m in no mood for your juvenile quips.”
What he did have for us though, is the finest gadget any movie, anywhere, at any time, will ever have for us.
I’m actually getting a little misty eyed as I write this, but I give to you – Little Nellie.
Four men. Four suitcases. They are opened to reveal what look like aeroplane parts. What follows are stop motion shots of Little Nellie being put together.
Tiger Tanaka laughs at the toy helicopter.
Q on Location: “Right, now pay attention.
“Two machine guns, fixed.
“Two rocket launchers.” For heat seeking missiles, no less.
“Two flame guns.
“Two smoke ejectors.
His helmet even has a cine-camera.
That shut Tanaka up.
Watching this Ken Wallis designed AutoGyro fly around on-screen was one of the all time classic movie moments.
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