On Her Majesty’s Secret Service :- Watch On Her Majesty’s Secret Service on Youtube on Fire, With five films, three of which grossed over 100 million dollars, producers Albert R. “Cubby” Broccoli and Harry Saltzman along with actor Sean Connery firmly established the James Bond film franchise and launched the spymania of the 60s. However, during the filming of You Only Live Twice, times began to chance. Spy films lost their box-office appeal and Sean Connery resigned from the series. Following the film’s release, as James Bond took a backseat as Broccoli started work on Chitty-Chitty Bang-Bang, the question emerged; could James Bond survive the fall of the spymania it had created? On Her Majesty’s Secret Service was the first film that former editor Peter Hunt directed. Having been associated with the Bond films since Dr. No, and being a second-unit director on You Only Live Twice and Chitty-Chitty Bang-Bang, Hunt began work on the screenplay with Richard Maibaum, who with the exception of the last film, had written or co-written every James Bond story up to that point in time. Hunt brought in much of his second-unit from Chitty-Chitty Bang-Bang. Every decision was made with one idea in mind; to move away from the fantasy world of the last Bond film and return to the more realistic world of From Russia With Love. The film was shot so that it had the appearance of old classic films of the 40s and 50s and Simon Raven was brought in to make the script more sophisticated and intellectual by polishing the dialogue. For the final decision who would succeed Sean Connery.
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Action, Adventure, Thriller
Release: 18 December 1969 (USA)
IMDB Rating: 6.8/10
Director: Peter Hunt
Stars: George Lazenby, Diana Rigg, Telly Savalas