TRIVIA---in DIAMONDS ARE FOREVER, Sean Connery's last official James Bond movie, Norman Burton played CIA agent Felix Leiter. Burton's biggest role was his horseback appearance as the Hunt Leader in PLANET OF THE APES.
In the movie's Las Vegas casino scene, comedian Shady Tree (Leonard Barr, Dean Martin's uncle) has two beautiful companions at his side. On his right was supposedly Valerie Perrine, who was nominated for an Academy Award in LENNY, but Perrine denied it's her. On his left is supposedly Cassandra Peterson, better known as horror queen Elvira, Mistress of the Dark. who claimed it was her on the left. However, 007 MAGAZINE said Pat Gill and Judy Ritsko are the real women in the scene, and Ritsko plays the topless dancer Bond talks to backstage.
In the movie's famous car chase scene, James Bond evaded pursuing police cars by slipping his Mustang through a narrow alley by tilting the Mustang on its right wheels. However, a filming mistake occurred when the Mustang exited the alley tilted on its left wheels. Because it was impractical to reshoot the entire scene, Sean Connery and Jill St. John reshot the film showing the Mustang tilted from its right wheels to four wheels and then to its left wheels---even the alley was supposedly too narrow for a car on four wheels to begin with.
TRIVIA---character actor Harry Lauter appeared in two classic sci fi movies about aliens landing in Washington, DC: EARTH VS. FLYING SAUCERS and THE DAY THE EARTH STOOD STILL. In EARTH VS. THE FLYING SAUCERS, Lauter played the generator technician who is vaporized by the invading aliens. In THE DAY THE EARTH STOOD STILL, Lauter played the platoon leader who greets the benevolent alien Klaatu who is then shot by a trigger-happy soldier.
In EARTH VS. THE FLYING SAUCERS, Lauter played the generator technician who is vaporized by the invading aliens.
In THE DAY THE EARTH STOOD STILL, Lauter played the platoon leader when the benevolent alien Klaatu emerges from his spaceship and is then shot by a trigger-happy soldier.
TRIVIA---although Elizabeth Taylor is known for her many marriages (eight), Lana Turner (PEYTON PLACE) and Jennifer O'Neill (SUMMER of '42) are tied for being the most-married actresses with nine each.
Elizabeth Taylor is known for her many marriages (eight)---two with Richard Burton.
Lana Turner (PEYTON PLACE) was married nine times---two with Steve Crane.
Jennifer O'Neill (SUMMER OF '42) was also married nine times---two with Richard Alan Brown.