The drug culture hadn't yet picked up the cultural grip released by post-50's paranoia, and a sloppy, silly picture like this seemed to be a good idea.And that's enough of that; a movie that contains the line 'it's my wife the creature that ate Europe' shouldn't be over-analyzed. The art nouveau house featured in the movie was designed by the same architect, Hector Guimard, who designed the famous Paris Metro stations. There isn't much in the way of a plot, it's constructed haphazardly, and parts of it don't make a lot of sense. 'The Pink Panther', from the same era, also has a large, recognizable, hugely talented cast, and it's a much more coherent, technically proficient film. Just in case you've never seen anything about the movie before: Peter O'Toole plays Michael, a magazine writer and philanderer in mid-1960's Paris.It was demolished four years after the movie was made. His dilemma (dramatic conflict, if you will) is Carol (Romy Schneider) a woman he loves so much he wants to be faithful to her, if indeed he can give up all other women and marry her.She recovered, moved to Hollywood where her brother already lived, and after she got a job modelling hats, she was singed by MGM.Hollywood wife: Before landing her Bond Girl role, Christian was already a household name thanks to her high-profile marriage to Hollywood heartthrob Tyrone Power which lasted seven years from 1949 to 1956 Casino Royale: In Linda Christian's 1954 James Bond debut (pictured), Bond was played by Barry Nelson, who later went on to have roles in the Twilight Zone series, as well as a small part in the Shining First Bond Girls: After Ursula Andress walked out of the ocean as Honey Ryder in the 1962 James Bond film Dr.In Christian's 1954 James Bond debut, Peter Lorre (of Casablanca fame) played villain Le Chiffre, while Bond was played by Barry Nelson, who later went on to have roles in the Twilight Zone series, as well as a small part in the Shining.Originally broadcast live, the television adaptation was believed lost until a kinescope emerged in the Eighties.
The young Andress started her career as an art model in Rome, which led to her first roles in the Italian movie industry.
Career Andress became famous as (Thomas 1999), and is now considered iconic (Westcott 2006).
"My entrance in the film wearing the bikini on that beautiful beach made me world famous as 'the Bond girl'", she said, and the bikini from this "classic moment in cinema and Bond history" sold for £35,000 at auction in 2001 ("BBC" February 2001). No" was voted #1 in "the 100 Greatest Sexy Moments" ("BBC" 2003).
Her other films include Fun in Acapulco, She, The Blue Max, Perfect Friday, The Sensuous Nurse, Slave of the Cannibal God, The Fifth Musketeer and Clash of the Titans.
Andress, the third of six children, was born in Ostermundigen, Canton of Bern, Switzerland to Anna, a gardener, and Rolf Andress, a German diplomat who was expelled from Switzerland for political reasons. Andress later said that she owed her career to that white bikini: "This bikini made me into a success. No as the first Bond girl, I was given the freedom to take my pick of future roles and to become financially independent." Andress co-starred with Elvis Presley in the 1963 musical film Fun in Acapulco, with Frank Sinatra and Dean Martin in 4 for Texas (1963), opposite Marcello Mastroianni in The 10th Victim (1965), alongside John Richardson in She (1965), and as the countess in The Blue Max (1966).
See more » The second time Paula Prentiss attempts suicide the boom mic is visible at the upper left of screen as she is walking out of Peter O'Toole's bathroom. Other women include Paula Prentiss, Capucine, and Ursula Andress; Woody Allen is the friend with the not so secret crush on Carol.