From Russia with LoveFrom Russia With Love
is a 1963
film based on the Ian Fleming
novel of the same name. The second film in the James Bond series, it stars Sean Connery
as British Secret Service agent Commander James Bond
. From Russia with Love
tells of a series of elaborate plots and counterplots between British and Russian intelligence agencies. The film is notable for introducing "Q
," a character Desmond Llewellyn
would play in nearly all of the Bond films until his death in 1999
. The cast also includes Robert Shaw
, perhaps best known as Quint in Steven Spielberg's Jaws
), Daniela Bianchi, Pedro Armendáriz, Lotte Lenya
and Bernard Lee. Lenya's character, Rosa Klebb, is often cited as the prototype for the Frau Farbissina character in the Austin Powers
series of movies.
From Russia With Love was adapted by Johanna Harwood and Richard Maibaum, and was directed by Terence Young.
Author and James Bond creator Ian Fleming is in the train scene, standing outside on the right of the train. He is wearing grey trousers and a white sweater.