The Living Daylights

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Overview

The Living Daylights represents the first appearance by Timothy Dalton as "Bond...James Bond." Based very, very loosely on an obscure Ian Fleming short story, the film finds Bond assigned to aid in the defection of KGB agent Jeroen Krabbe. 007 must prevent an unknown sniper from killing Krabbe before he can reach the West. The mysterious assailant turns out to be the luscious Maryam d'Abo, who like practically everyone in the film except Bond is Not All That She Seems. The plot wends its way through a scheme to ...
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Overview

The Living Daylights represents the first appearance by Timothy Dalton as "Bond...James Bond." Based very, very loosely on an obscure Ian Fleming short story, the film finds Bond assigned to aid in the defection of KGB agent Jeroen Krabbe. 007 must prevent an unknown sniper from killing Krabbe before he can reach the West. The mysterious assailant turns out to be the luscious Maryam d'Abo, who like practically everyone in the film except Bond is Not All That She Seems. The plot wends its way through a scheme to trade several million dollars' worth of diamonds for weapons, which will be shipped off to mercenaries worldwide. The climax takes place high above the clouds in a cargo plane loaded with opium. Dalton would play Bond one more time in License to Kill 1989 before handing the franchise over to Pierce Brosnan.
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Special Features

Feature film with frame-by-frame digital restoration and DTS 5.1 audio; Audio commentary featuring director John Glen; Audio commentary featuring members of the cast and crew
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Editorial Reviews

All Movie Guide
Blame it on the age of AIDS and safe sex, or simply an attempt to produce a kinder and gentler James Bond, but The Living Daylights was supposed to usher in an era of the notorious ladykiller becoming a one-woman man. Never mind that a new love interest would eradicate Bond's monogamy in License to Kill (1989) -- for the moment, at least, audiences got to enjoy the quaint images of Timothy Dalton and Maryam d'Abo in such chaste pursuits as holding hands and riding a ferris wheel. That this would become a focus of Dalton's first Bond movie says a lot about what the rest of the film has to offer. Dalton's two Bond films clearly found the franchise at a low point, but The Living Daylights is at least lighter on its feet and more fun that the dark and violent License to Kill. The plot is almost headache-inducing, but the set pieces are carried off with veteran Bond director John Glen's usual panache -- including a thrilling Aston Martin gadget sequence and an airborne escape in a Jeep -- so fans weren't ready to have Dalton's head just yet. Dalton is certainly debonair enough, but he's humorless -- any good Bond needs to learn to lighten up. The Living Daylights marks the first appearance in the Bond series of Joe Don Baker, though he would be better known for a different character, the talkative good guy Jack Wade in Goldeneye (1995) and Tomorrow Never Dies (1997).
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 5/22/2007
  • UPC: 027616073945
  • Original Release: 1987
  • Rating:

  • Source: Fox Searchlight
  • Region Code: 1
  • Presentation: Wide Screen / Repackaged / Subtitled / Dubbed
  • Sound: DTS 5.1-Channel Surround Sound, Dolby AC-3 Surround Sound
  • Time: 2:11:00
  • Format: DVD
  • Sales rank: 3,431

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Timothy Dalton James Bond
Maryam D'Abo Kara Malovy
Jeroen Krabbé Gen. Georgi Koskov
Joe Don Baker Brad Whitaker
John Rhys-Davies Gen. Leonid Pushkin
Art Malik Kamran Shah
Andreas Wisniewski Necros
Thomas Wheatley Saunders
Desmond Llewelyn Q
Robert Brown M
Geoffrey Keen Minister of Defense
Walter Gotell Gen. Anatol Gogol
Caroline Bliss Miss Moneypenny
John Terry Felix Leiter
John Bowe Colonel Feyador
Julie T. Wallace Rosika Miklos
Kell Tyler Linda
Catherine Rabett Liz
Dulice Liecier Ava
Nadim Sawalha Chief of Security, Tangier
Alan Talbot Koskov's KGB Minder
Carl Rigg Imposter
Tony Cyrus Chief of Snow Leopard Brotherhood
Atik Mohamed Achmed
Virginia Hey Rubavitch
Sumar Khan Kamran's Man
Ken Sharrock Jailer
Peter Porteous Gasworks Supervisor
Antony Carrick Male Secretary, Blayden
Frederick Warder 004
Derek Hoxby Sergeant Stagg
Bill Weston Butler, Blayden
Richard Cubison Trade Centre Toastmaster
Leslie French Lavatory Attendant
Maite Sanchez Girl
Technical Credits
John Glen Director
Terry Ackland-Snow Art Director
Derek Ball Musical Direction/Supervision
John Barry Score Composer
Albert R. Broccoli Producer
Barbara Broccoli Associate Producer
Peter Davies Editor
Michael Ford Set Decoration/Design
Gerry Gavigan Asst. Director
Sparky Greene Production Manager
Andreas Grosch Production Manager
John Grover Editor
Chrissie Hynde Songwriter
Remy Julienne Stunts
Peter Lamont Production Designer
Richard Maibaum Screenwriter
Debbie McWilliams Casting
Colin Miller Sound/Sound Designer
Alec Mills Cinematographer
Monty Norman Songwriter
Denise O'dell Production Manager
Tom Pevsner Associate Producer
Emma Porteous Costumes/Costume Designer
John Richardson Special Effects Supervisor
Pal Waaktaar Score Composer, Songwriter
Paul Weston Stunts
Michael G. Wilson Producer, Screenwriter
B.J. Worth Stunts
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Scene Index

Disc #1 -- The Living Daylights
1. Chapter 1 [7:32]
2. Chapter 2 [2:45]
3. Chapter 3 [3:43]
4. Chapter 4 [3:00]
5. Chapter 5 [5:17]
6. Chapter 6 [5:52]
7. Chapter 7 [3:30]
8. Chapter 8 [4:14]
9. Chapter 9 [3:39]
10. Chapter 10 [2:49]
11. Chapter 11 [:31]
12. Chapter 12 [1:54]
13. Chapter 13 [5:46]
14. Chapter 14 [6:30]
15. Chapter 15 [1:50]
16. Chapter 16 [3:28]
17. Chapter 17 [5:04]
18. Chapter 18 [3:21]
19. Chapter 19 [1:44]
20. Chapter 20 [4:57]
21. Chapter 21 [2:47]
22. Chapter 22 [3:51]
23. Chapter 23 [2:25]
24. Chapter 24 [2:09]
25. Chapter 25 [4:22]
26. Chapter 26 [3:47]
27. Chapter 27 [5:16]
28. Chapter 28 [7:03]
29. Chapter 29 [2:39]
30. Chapter 30 [4:47]
31. Chapter 31 [1:42]
32. Chapter 32 [2:10]
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Menu

Disc #1 -- The Living Daylights
   Initiate Mission
   Mission Selection
   MI6 Commentary
      Audio Commentary Featuring Director John Glen and Members of the Cast and Crew On / Off
      Commentary Subtitles
         Chinese
         Korean
         Thai
         Subtitles Off
   Language Decryption
      Spoken Languages
         English Doly Digital 5.1
         Original Dolby Surround
         English DTS
         French
      Subtitles
         English
         French
         Spanish
         Chinese
         Korean
         Thai
         Subtitles Off
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