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007: The Sean Connery Collection - Vol 1 [DVD]

  • SKU: 4777813
  • Release Date: 09/15/2015
  • Rating: PG
$19.99

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    Overall Customer Rating:
    100% of customers would recommend this product to a friend (15 out of 15)

    Synopsis


    From Russia With Love
    From Russia With Love, the second in the series of James Bond films, is the film that solidifies all the Bond film elements into a formula -- the action sequences are intensified and lend greater tension to the proceedings; John Barry's inimitable score makes its first appearance; and Sean Connery as Bond has nailed down his role as 007 -- accentuating Bond's stylishness and sophistication, while toning down his cold-bloodedness. In From Russia With Love, the bad guys don't want to take over the world. They want something more mundane -- a Russian decoding device. Assigned to the mission of stealing the decoding device are No. 3, former KGB agent Rosa Klebb (Lotte Lenya), and No. 5, Kronsteen (Vladek Sheybal), an expert chess player who has plotted every move of the mission. Kronsteen's plan requires using Bond's weakness for women as an element in acquiring the decoding device. Once Bond obtains the decoding device from Russian cipher clerk Tatiana Romanova (Daniela Bianchi), SPECTRE muscleman Red Grant (Robert Shaw) is to forcibly take it from Bond and kill him. But Bond suspects a trap. Being Bond, however, he can't resist the lure of a beautiful woman. So, flaunting danger, Bond travels to Istanbul to meet Tatiana. The centerpiece of this 007 feature is the thrilling fight to the death between Bond and enemy agent Red Grant aboard the Orient Express. ~ Paul Brenner, Rovi

    Dr. No
    Terence Young directed this first of a long line of screen adventures with Ian Fleming's unflappable British Secret Service Agent 007 in a fast-paced, tongue-in-cheek style that set the tone for the rest of the popular series. Sean Connery sets the standard by which all future takers must measure themselves as the insouciant and devil-may-care James Bond. The story concerns Bond being sent to Jamaica to investigate the murders of a British agent and his secretary. During his investigation, he comes into contact with the evil and unscrupulous Chinese scientist Dr. No (Joseph Wiseman) who, living on an island called Crab Key, is hard at work in a nuclear laboratory. Dr. No's scheme is to divert rockets being fired from Cape Canaveral off their charted course and to blackmail the United States to get their rocket launches restored to normal. Helping Bond is Ursula Andress (mostly undressed in a bikini throughout most of the film), as well as bad gals like Zena Marshall, who almost leads Bond to his death in her bedroom, and Eunice Gayson, a Bond pickup in a London gambling house who proves herself a greater adversary than even James Bond can handle. ~ Paul Brenner, Rovi

    Goldfinger
    With Goldfinger, the James Bond series took a turn away from relatively straightforward spy thrillers and toward campy gadgetry, extravagant sets, and kitschy jokes. Bond (Sean Connery) has to prevent a notorious gold smuggler, appropriately named Goldfinger (Gert Fröbe), from robbing Fort Knox. Goldfinger is surrounded by evil henchmen such as the sexy female pilot Pussy Galore (Honor Blackman) and Oddjob (Harold Sakata), who kills with his steel-rimmed bowler hats. In order to stop Goldfinger, Bond has to survive several perilous situations, including a huge, deadly laser. Goldfinger is one of the most popular films in the James Bond series, and it set the tone not only for the rest of the series but also for most of the action/adventure films of the late '60s and early '70s. ~ Stephen Thomas Erlewine, Rovi

    Cast & Crew


    • Sean Connery
      Sean Connery - James Bond
    • Daniela Bianchi
      Daniela Bianchi - Tania Romanova
    • Pedro Armendáriz
      Pedro Armendáriz - Kerim Bey
    • Lotte Lenya
      Lotte Lenya - Rosa Klebb
    • Robert Shaw
      Robert Shaw - Red Grant



    Customer rating

    Rating 4.8 out of 5 stars with 15 reviews

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    • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

      The Sean Connery Collection DVD

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      Sunstar
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      For those that are Sean Connery as James Bond fans this is a great purchase for your collection. That this product has three movies in this package is fantastic. This includes Dr. No, the first of his films, as well as From Russia with Love and Goldfinger.

      I would recommend this to a friend

    • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

      THE 007 in the first 3 Bond films

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      bama
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      Dr No, From Russia with love and Goldfinger, a Powerful lineup for any Bond fan. Picture and sound improvements make me anxious to watch on the new 4K equipment.

      I would recommend this to a friend

    • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

      Perfect gift for yourself or your BFF

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      Schwarzy
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      If you've never seen the first three Bond flicks starring Sean Connery, or you want to take a trip down memory lane and relive the thrill, this collection is for you.

      I would recommend this to a friend

    • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

      Bond at his Best

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      Schwarzy
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      If you're a James Bond fan, or have never seen this film, you will LOVE it. It's one of the best Bond movies of all time. Nobody beats Sean Connery.

      I would recommend this to a friend

    • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

      Great value - includes online access

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      Mike
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      movie transfer quality good to dvd, price good value form the multiple movies. Access online via ultraviolet/flixster makes purchase a no brainer.

      I would recommend this to a friend

    • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

      Classic James Bond!

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      PatsFan
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      This DVD contains three classic James Bond films. It’s fun to see the gadgets that were used back then.

      I would recommend this to a friend

    • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

      Original Bond

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      Smitty
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      Along with Vol 2 all of the classic Bond movies with the original Bond. Very good movies and good version.

      I would recommend this to a friend

    • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

      great addition

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      Uncgirl83
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      if you are a lover of 007, then you must add this to your collection. a must

      I would recommend this to a friend



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