RMG 236: From Russia With Love (1963)

December 9, 2020

In this episode, the Retro Movie Geek crew is geeking out over From Russia With Love (1963) and

  • Bond lore
  • Bond controversy
  • Bond songs
  • Bond actors
  • and much, much more!


Ernst Blofeld, SPECTRE’s Number One, wants James Bond dead! So he sets a trap – one he knows 007 will not be able to resist!

Double agent Tatiana Romanova says she will defect with a valuable decoding device, if Bond goes to Istanbul to collect them. SPECTRE plans to set the British at odds with the Russians, sell the Lektor back to the Soviets at a profit, and lure Bond to his death.

But when love rears its head, Bond and Tatiana both face the wrath of SMERSH agents as they hurtle across Eastern European borders on the Orient Express.



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