Cast and Crew: Guy Hamilton (Director); Richard Maibaum and Paul Dehn (Screenplay); Ian Fleming (Novel); Albert R. Broccoli and Harry Saltzman (Producers); John Barry (Score); Peter R. Hunt (Editor); Honor Blackman, Shirley Eaton, Harold “Odd Job” Sakata, Bernard Lee, Lois Maxwell, Burt Kwouk, Desmond Llewelyn
What It’s About: James Bond (Sean Connery), investigates Auric Goldfinger’s (Gert Frobe) gold smuggling operation and stumbles upon a plot that could destabilized the world’s economy.
Why Watch it Today?: Shirley Bassey, the singer most identified with the James Bond series, turns 75 today. Why not celebrate with the Bond film that features her most memorable and successful theme song?
Other Choices: Tom meets Summer on January 8th in 500 Days of Summer.