Corrected entry: When Mata arrives in Berlin, East and West are shown side by side with the wall separating them. In reality there was a 100 meter wide no-mans' land between 2 walls. Breaking a hole in the wall, as shown when Mata is leaving, would not allow dozens of East Germans to easily escape to the West. (01:09:00)
Continuity mistake: When Andress is taken hostage outside the casino watch the background to see the bouncer walk inside the Royale yet when Sellers runs outside the bouncer is outside again. (01:41:00)
Bacillus Box: ...Handle these capsules with care. Dr. Noah's bacillus is highly contagious. This germ, when distributed in the atmosphere will make all women beautiful and destroy all men over 4'6." Please handle these capsules with care.
Question: At the beginning, M and agents representing the USA, Soviet Union and France try to convince James Bond to come out of retirement. Bond steadfastly refuses; whereupon, M lights his cigar as a signal for British troops in the distance to destroy Bond's estate with mortar fire (M is accidentally killed in the mortar attack). But what was the purpose of destroying Bond's estate? Wouldn't that action only drive Bond further away from rejoining the spy corps? Why would the British government go to such lengths to punish Bond? And then why did Bond return to the secret service, anyway, after such treachery?
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