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Extra, extra

  1. 1. Extra,Extra<br />Marisa Davidson :]<br />
  2. 2. Extra: Learned<br />The year this movie was released, the grand opening of the London Bridge in Lake Havasu City, Arizona was marked.<br />The famous Mustang Mach 1 car chase in this movie climaxes to one of the most outrageous stunts in Bond history!<br />Fremont Street in Las Vegas was closed for three nights to create the perfect Mach 1 scene. <br /> The movie rented a semi-portable oil rig for $40,000 a day.<br />Diamonds are Forever marked Sean Connery’s final appearance as 007.<br />
  3. 3. Extra: Surprised<br />Diamonds Are Forever was a novel released in 1956. <br />Sean Connery donated his Diamonds Are Forever salary to the Scottish International Educational Trust, a charity he had co-founded. <br />The famous Mustang car chase scene took eight different Mustangs and was filmed in three different locations.<br />Jill St John initially tested for the part of Plenty O’ Toole, but instead landed the lead role of Bond girl, Tiffany Case. <br />The film was digitally restored frame by frame by Lowry Digital Images, the world’s leader in digital restoration and image enhancement.<br />
  4. 4. Extra: Connections<br />Car chasing scenes: Specifically the famous Mach 1 chase. This scene had the typical police cars chasing after what they believed to be the “bad guys.” It showed fast cars, doing swift maneuvers to make there grand escape.<br />Explosions: In the end of the movie, there was a lot of explosions especially, to highlight the climax of the movie. <br />“Damsel in distress”: In every action genre movie, there is the girl who is in need of help, and the “hero” who comes to her rescue. Bond is with Tiffany for most of the movie and the movie ends with them being together. Shows the generic idea of the guy always getting the girl.<br />Good vs. Evil: This movie displays the typical good guy vs. bad guy we get from action genre movies. Bond is faced against many obstacles that bring him face to face with “evil.” The bad guys in this movie are mostly displayed in dark colors while we will see Bond, our good guy, wearing white in many scenes. <br />