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On Her Majesty’s Secret Service

Year: 1969
Director: Peter R Hunt
Cast: George Lazenby, Diana Rigg, Telly Savalas
It's funny to see someone playing Bond other than Connery or Moore, but Lazenby for the most part pulls it off, thanks in some part to the plot and style being distinctively Bond, particularly with the first introduction of that very Bond villain, Blofeld (Savalas).

This time Bond gets caught up with a countess whose father, involved in some shady dealings with Blofeld (including a mountain fortress populated with beautiful young girls carrying deadly viruses with which to unleash on the world), begs him to woo.

The action in Austria and elsewhere is still classic, but things go right off the rails when Bond falls in love and marries, after which you're wondering if you're still watching a James Bond film.

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