The second James Bond movie, and the first to sport the lavish production values that characterized all subsequent entries in the series, FROM RUSSIA WITH LOVE sends Secret Agent 007 (Sean Connery) to mysterious Istanbul to grab a top-secret Russian decoding machine. There, he falls for
Tatiana Romanova (Daniela Bianchi), a Soviet Embassy clerk who is an unwitting pawn of SPECTRE. Bond is pursued by ruthlessly butch East German agent Rosa Klebb (Lotte Lenya, lots of fun here) who carries a poisonous switchblade in her shoe. He also has to fend off Robert Shaw, sporting a
fabulously bogus blond dye job, who plays a psychopathic trained assassin posing as a British a...