This eighth film in the Bond series marked the first appearance of Roger Moore as the superspy. Less macho than Sean Connery's Bond, Moore's fastidiously dressed 007 survives by his wits and injects more humor into the proceedings. Based loosely on Fleming's second novel, LIVE AND LET DIE
shuttles Bond between New Orleans, New York, and the Caribbean. Aided by a tarot card-reading sexpot named Solitaire (Seymour) and resorting to the usual high-speed chases and gadgetry, Bond tries to put a stop to the scheming of Kotto, a Caribbean diplomat who plans to supply the US with free
heroin, thus turning Americans into junkies dependent on him for survival. Despite Moore...