Nostalgic News: Dr. No released 52 years ago today

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It’s been 52 years since the first film in the Bond series, Dr. No, hit cinema screens.

The pioneering film, based on Ian Fleming’s 1958 novel featuring the British agent, paved the way for more than twenty films to follow.

Debuting on 8th May 1963, the film achieved approximately $60 million at box office, on a budget of $1 million, indicating a huge financial success, and ensuring multiple films would follow.

The film has also achieved much critical acclaim, with Sean Connery’s portrayal of Bond in this specific film being named the third greatest film hero in a 2005 poll for the American Film Institute.

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