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    [Cinema]. [James Bond]. Sean Connery, Kevin McClory. Ian Fleming's "Never Say Never Again" "James Bond of the Secret Service". Nassau: Paradise Film Productions, Ltd. November 11, 1976. Photocopied copy of the First Draft.
    Quarto. 150 leaves, rectos only. Bound in plain full blue cloth, spine lettered in gilt. Minor rubbing, else fine.

    Although Len Deighton is credited as a writer on the title page, he had written on the screenplay's title page (it is part of the photocopy and not original) "This screenplay has nothing do with anything I've written – Len Deighton". "Never Say Never Again" is handwritten above the typed title, "James Bond of the Secret Service" (again, part of the photocopy and not original). Never Say Never Again was released in 1983, starring Sean Connery as James Bond, and directed by Irving Kershner. The final screenplay wasn't credited to any of the people listed above. This movie was part of the famous legal dispute between Kevin McClory and Eon Productions.


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