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Maibaum, Richard

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Most widely held works by Richard Maibaum
Dr. No by Terence Young( Visual )

141 editions published between 1962 and 2015 in 9 languages and held by 2,264 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

His name is Bond, James Bond. James, or 007, is Britain's top agent and is on a mission to solve the mysterious murder of a fellow agent. He is sent to Jamacia, where he joins forces with Quarrel and loyal CIA agent, Felix Leiter. While dodging tarantulas, 'fire breathing dragons' and a trio of assassins, known as the Three Blind Mice. Bond meets up with the beautiful Honey Ryder and goes face to face with the evil Dr. No. Dr. No is a fanatical scientist who is implementing an evil plan of world domination. Only James, with his wit, charm and skill, can confront the madman and save the human race from a horrible fate
Ian Fleming's From Russia with love by Ian Fleming( Visual )

148 editions published between 1963 and 2015 in 8 languages and held by 2,066 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

James Bond travels to Istanbul to retrieve a top secret Soviet decoding machine. But his mission is put in jeopardy when he falls in love with a sexy Russian double agent
Goldfinger by Guy Hamilton( Visual )

130 editions published between 1964 and 2015 in 6 languages and held by 1,741 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

From the opening bomb blast outside a steamy nightclub to a last-minute escape from the president's personal jet, James Bond faces off with a maniacal villain bent on destroying all the gold in Fort Knox and obliterating the world economy
Thunderball by Terence Young( Visual )

104 editions published between 1965 and 2015 in 9 languages and held by 1,523 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

James Bond dives into an adventure filled with explosive confrontations and amazing underwater action. James travels to Nassau to track down the villainous criminal Emilio Largo, who is threatening to plunge the world into a nuclear holocaust
The living daylights by John Glen( Visual )

97 editions published between 1971 and 2015 in 8 languages and held by 1,459 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

As Bond works to rescue an abducted Russian officer who had defected to the West, he must unravel a complex weapons scheme
On her majesty's secret service by Peter Hunt( Visual )

96 editions published between 1969 and 2015 in 8 languages and held by 1,372 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

James Bond goes undercover in the treacherous Swiss Alps and becomes involved in artillery-laden ski pursuits, incredible stunts and thrills. James finds love with the beautiful and seductive Tracy Di Vicenzo. But first Bond must stop the evil genius Blofeld from realising a germ warfare plot could kill millions
Octopussy by John Glen( Visual )

100 editions published between 1983 and 2015 in 7 languages and held by 1,348 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Roger Moore portrays the immortal action hero as he investigates the murder of a fellow agent who was clutching a priceless Faberge egg at the time of his death
For your eyes only by John Glen( Visual )

85 editions published between 1981 and 2015 in 7 languages and held by 1,208 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After a spy trawler is accidentally sunk off the coast of Albania, the world's superpowers begin a feverish search for its valuable lost cargo. The powerful ATAC system gives unlimited control over Polaris nuclear submarines. As James Bond joins the search, he suspects the suave Kristatos of seizing the device. Competition between nations grows more deadly, but Bond finds an ally in the beautiful Melina Havelock, who blames Kristatos for the death of her parents
The man with the golden gun by Guy Hamilton( Visual )

97 editions published between 1972 and 2015 in 9 languages and held by 1,118 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Pitted against the sophisticated and deadly villain Scaramanga and his arch rival Hi Fat, Bond is assigned to recover a small piece of equipment which can be utilized to harness the sun's energy
Licence to kill by John Glen( Visual )

79 editions published between 1989 and 2015 in 6 languages and held by 1,102 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After attending the wedding of his friend CIA agent Felix Leiter and his bride Della, seductive British secret agent James Bond 007 disobeys orders and turns in his license to kill. Ruthless drug lord Franz Sanchez kills Della and tortures Felix, leaving him for dead. James sets off on a personal vendetta against the drug lord, and arrives in Mexico City. Helping James is CIA agent and pilot Pam Bouvier, Sanchez's sexy mistress Lupe Lamora and Bond's friend and fellow quartermaster 'Q.' Bond plays on both sides of the law, as he infiltrates his organization by bringing Sanchez down. James embarks on the ultimate confrontation and will not rest until he kills Sanchez and all those responsible for torturing Felix and murdering Della
The spy who loved me by Lewis Gilbert( Visual )

86 editions published between 1977 and 2015 in 7 languages and held by 945 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An evil villain is trying to destroy the world using Russian and American submarines. It's up to James Bond and Russian Agent XXX to stop him
Diamonds are forever by Guy Hamilton( Visual )

101 editions published between 1971 and 2015 in 7 languages and held by 832 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Smugglers are out to capture the world's glittering diamond market. Bond uses fast cars, hearses, jets, helicopters and moon machines in a perplexing search to find out why. Seductive smuggler Tiffany Case and millionaire recluse Willard Whyte do their best to deter Bond's efforts
A view to a kill by John Glen( Visual )

88 editions published between 1985 and 2015 in 7 languages and held by 767 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

James Bond travels to San Francisco to thwart an industrialist intent on creating a microchip monopoly by flooding Silicon Valley. Features Roger Moore in the role of the MI6 super spy
Ransom by Ron Howard( Visual )

25 editions published between 1996 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 626 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When the son of a wealthy businessman is kidnapped, he defies the experts and turns the tables on the kidnappers in a last-chance effort to rescue his boy
Bigger than life by Nicholas Ray( Visual )

29 editions published between 1956 and 2015 in English and held by 554 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When a friendly, successful suburban teacher and father is prescribed cortisone for a painful, possibly fatal affliction, he grows dangerously addicted to the experimental drug, resulting in his transformation into a psychotic and ultimately violent household despot. "This Eisenhower-era throat-grabber, shot in expressive CinemaScope, is an excoriating take on the nuclear family. That it came in the day of Father Knows Best makes it all the more shocking -- and wildly entertaining."--Jacket
You only live twice by Lewis Gilbert( Visual )

28 editions published between 1981 and 2015 in English and Undetermined and held by 554 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A British spy trawler is accidentally sunk off the coast of a Warsaw pact country. On board the ship is a hi-tech encryption device called ATAC, which the British use to send launch instructions to their Polaris fleet. 007 James Bond's investigations leads to Greece where he meets Melina Havelock. She is out for revenge for the murder of her parents at the hands of the "Contact." Together they fight to discover the identity of the 'Contact' so James can retrieve the lost device and Melina can get revenge
The big clock by John Farrow( Visual )

8 editions published between 1948 and 2010 in English and held by 546 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Hotshot crime magazine editor George Stroud inadvertently becomes the subject of a murder investigation after spending an evening with his boss' mistress"--Container
No man of her own( Visual )

5 editions published between 1950 and 2012 in English and Spanish and held by 98 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Helen Ferguson, pregnant, penniless and dumped by her boyfriend Steve Morley, takes the identity of the pregnant Patrice Harkness, when she and her husband are killed in a train crash. The rich Harkness in-laws, and their other son Bill, had never seen Patrice, so they accept her and her newborn son into their family. However, Steve eventually finds her and starts to blackmail her
James Bond. 007( Visual )

5 editions published between 1980 and 2006 in English and German and held by 93 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The world is not enough : This movie is an exhilarating but sophisticated, action-packed adventure. With insight and intelligence, the producers, writer, director, and star Pierce Brosnon reveal a new and exciting dimension to a character that has been in the public consciousness for 40 years - and the fim further establishes Ian Fleming's legendary creation as one of the most popular literary and cinematic characters of all time. Pierce Brosnan retruns as Bond, charged to protect a gorgeous billionaire heiress from the ruthless hands of nuclear-obsessed terrorist Renard, who wants control of the world's petroleum supply
See my lawyer; comedy in three acts by Richard Maibaum( Book )

8 editions published between 1939 and 1991 in English and held by 61 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
The man with the golden gun
Alternative Names
Richard Maibaum Amerikaans scenarioschrijver (1909-1991)

Richard Maibaum produttore cinematografico statunitense

Richard Maibaum scénariste américain

Richard Maibaum US-amerikanischer Drehbuchautor

Ричард Майбаум Сценарист

ריצ'רד מייבאום


Ian Fleming's From Russia with loveThe living daylightsOctopussyThe man with the golden gunA view to a killRansomYou only live twiceThe big clock