Cast: James Bond – Roger Moore; M – Bernard Lee; Moneypenny – Lois Maxwell; Q – Desmond Llewelyn; Major Anya Amasova – Barbara Bach; Stromberg – Curt Jürgens
The Spy Who Loved Me is not based on one of Ian Fleming’s books but only takes the title from one of Fleming’s book with a completely different story.
For Stromberg’s supertanker the biggest stage at that time was build especially for The Spy Who Loved Me.
The parachute of stuntman Rick Sylvester did not open in time when shooting the skijump at Mount Asgard in Canada. While this was a dangerous situation for Sylvester, the production team was enthusiastic, as this extended the freefall part of the jump.
The missing nuclear submarine Ranger had 16 Polaris missiles aboard. Its prearranged course to her patrol area has been traced. We got the tracing in a diplomatic bag in Cairo. Somebody got hold of the plans of the tracking system and is trying to sell them. They sent us that that tracing as proof that it’s genuine. This means that the Russians can track our nuclear submarines underwater and sink them which means they can totally undermine our Western defence strategy. Here are the details of our contact in Egypt. You leave tonight.