I love gold….anyone who has been listening knows I am not talking about Matthew McConaughey, Eddie Murphy, Mike Myers, or even Mikey from the Goonies.
Of course, I am talking about Ian Fleming, Albert Saltzman, and Cubby Broccoli because that just what they hit with 1963’s ‘From Russia With Love’ the breakout hit that followed Dr No.
As we all know things come in threes and for James Bond, number three would prove to be the one everyone remembers.
The car, the gadgets, the girls, the villain – Goldfinger would prove the rule…just give the audience what it wants and audiences in 1964 got all they wanted and more.
What audiences did not know at the time was in order to give them what they wanted the producers had to pay up big to keep their star, lie to the US government about what they were doing in Kentucky and try to keep their star singer from passing out. And what in the world does Led Zeppelin have to do with all of this?
Let us take a trip over the hills and far away where we may not be going to California, but we are definitely going to be rambling on in our latest edition of the Latch Key Kids Present “Breaking Bond Part V: Goldfinger.
So, Sit Back And Relax Mom & Dad Won’t Be Back For At Least An Hour!