The Living Daylights Gadgets
Music was clearly being used as a weapon – and I don’t just mean A-Ha’s assault on the ears with their theme tune – because after the Ghetto Blaster came the Sony Walkman headphone wire garrotte.
A throwback to the garrotte wire used in Second World War soldiers’ shoelaces, this strangulation method was used as a KGB agent’s device to kill a cook before he abducts General Georgi Koskov.
The Sony Walkman was at the height of its popularity at the time.
You can find vintage Walkmans on eBay, but also updated versions at regular high street and internet stores.
Photo: The Living Daylights 1987 Danjaq, LLC, & United Artists Corporation. All rights reserved