From Russia with Love

Date: 1963
Director: Terence Young
Production Company: Eon Productions, Danjaq

Stars: Sean Connery, Daniela Bianchi, Pedro Armendáriz, Lotte Lenya, Robert Shaw, Bernard Lee
Location(s): Argyll and Bute (Scotland), Berkshire, Istanbul (Turkey), London

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Storyline:

James Bond willingly falls into a plot involving a naive Russian beauty in order to retrieve a Soviet encryption device that is planned to be stolen by SPECTRE.

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Nick Knight provides this capture, pre-credits, where the lackey in the Bond mask makes his way across the bridge pursued by "Red Grant". Ornamental bridge in the garden of Heatherden Hall. (RL)

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Nick made his way across the same bridge and asked his wife Debbie to record the moment. (RL)

Rosa Klebb's helicopter lands on SPECTRE Island. Heatherden Hall in Pinewood Studios, Iver Heath, Buckinghamshire.

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Now. RJ

Morzeny (Walter Gotell) comes out to meet Roas Klebb. Heatherden Hall, Buckinghamshire.

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Fairly good match considering from memory. RJ

Rosa Klebb (Lotte Lenya) talks with Morzeny on the way to meet Red Grant. Heatherden Hall, Buckinghamshire.

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Establishing shot of Istanbul, Turkey looking from Sultan Ahmed Mosque towards Hagia Sophia.

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Tatiana Romanova (Daniela Bianchi) talks with friends outside the USSR Consulate. Halaskargazi Caddesi (Halaskargazi Road), Istanbul with Sisli Mosque in the right background.

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Tatiana goes to meet Rosa Klebb. Steve Cook identifies this as overlooking Sefa Hatun Cami mosque on Ataturk Boulevard in the Fatih district. Tatiana is therefore walking up Itfaiye Caddesi.

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James Bond arrives at Istanbul-Yesilköy Airport to be met by Kerim Bey's Chauffeur.

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007 is driven into Istanbul along Topkapi Edirnekapi Yolu (Topkapi Edirnekapi Way) with Mihrimah Sultan Mosque in the background.

Bond is followed by Bulgarian agents. The cars drive from Soguk Sesme (Sesme Street) onto Alemdar Caddesi (Alemdar Road).

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The same location captured by Matthias.

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Travelling through the streets of Istanbul. Unidentified location.

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The Rolls Royce parks up.

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The Bulgarian agent (Hasan Ceylan) who has been tailing the Rolls Royce watches Bond.

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James Bond (Sean Connery) and Kerim Bey's Chauffeur (Neville Jason) walk towards 'Station T' headquarters in Kapaliçarsi (Grand Bazaar).

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Kerim Beys Rolls Royce pulls up in front of the Nuruosmaniye Mosque in the Fatih district of Istanbul.

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Heading to 'Station T' again. Nuruosmaniye with the entrance to Kapaliçarsi (Grand Bazaar) ahead of the car.

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Red Grant (Robert Shaw) leaves the Bulgarian agents car outside the USSR Consulate after murdering the driver. Halaskargazi Caddesi, Istanbul.

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Grant leaves the Consulate. A reverse shot from image 18 on Halaskargazi Caddesi.

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A Soviet official examines the car left by Grant. Halaskargazi Caddesi, Istanbul.

Bond and Ali Kerim Bey (Pedro Armendáriz) row towards the Soviet Embassy through Yerebatan Sarnici (The Basilica Cistern) beneath Istanbul.

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Matthias provides this comparison shot.

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Bond and Kerim Bey set off to the gypsy camp. Mikey on Britmovies locates this as Yedikule Fortress (also known as the Fortress of the Severn Towers) near Istanbul.

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Bond and Kerim Bey get ready to kill the Bulgar assassin Krilencu. Muradiye Caddesi (Muradiye Road) at the junction with Hüdavendigar Caddesi (Judavendiger Road), Istanbul.

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Shot of Istanbul with the Sultan Ahmed Mosque (Blue Mosque) in the centre.

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Tatiana about to ascend the steps onto Galata Koprusu (Galata Bridge).

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Tatiana outside the Firuz Agha Mosque with Sultan Ahmed Mosque in the right background. Divan Yolu Caddesi (Divan Yolu Road) in Binbirdirek Mahalle, Istanbul.

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The Bulgarian agent follows Tatiana. Firuz Agha Mosque with Sultan Ahmed Mosque in the background. Istanbul.

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Panorama of Istanbul with Yeni Galata Koprusu (Galata Bridge) running from centre to right. Yeni Cami (New Mosque) stands left of centre.

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Bond interrogates Tatiana about the LEKTOR. Crossing the Bosphorus by ferry with Kiz Kulesi (Maiden's Tower) visible in the centre background.

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Bond and Tatiana cross the Bosphorus. Reverse shot from image 28 with Dolmabahçe Saray (Dolmabahce Palace) visible to the right.

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007 arrives at the USSR Consulate. Halaskargazi Caddesi, Istanbul.

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After taking the LEKTOR, Bond and Tatiana cross the street towards Sirkeci Gare (Sirkeci Station), Sirkeci Istasyonu Caddesi, Eminönü, Istanbul.

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Bond, Tatiana and Kerim Bey run onto the platform at Sirkeci Gare, Istanbul.

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Boarding the Orient Express to Belgrade, Zagreb and Trieste. Sirkeci Gare, Istanbul.

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Bond sees Benz, a Bulgarian agent, at Sirkeci Gare, Istanbul.

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Benz (Peter Bayliss) spots Bond, Karim Bey and Tatiana at Sirkeci Gare, Istanbul.

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Kerim Bey's son waits for Bond but the train fails to stop. Unidentified location.

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Grant approaches Captain Nash (William Hill) at Zagreb Central Station before disposing of him and taking his place. The station is played by Sirkeci Gare in Istanbul.

IMDB identifies this location as near Lunga House, Lunga, Argyll and Bute, Scotland.

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Jon Opstad confirms that this is on the Lunga House Estate, near Craobh Haven and took this shot whilst he stayed on the estate. (RL)

Jon Opstad provides this addition screen capture from the same location as 38. (RL)

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And an up to date comparative shot. (RL)

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Near Crinan on Loch Craignish, Argyll and Bute, Scotland states IMDB.

Jon Opstad has provided this additional screen capture as local information and his own investigations disagrees that 40 is Loch Craignish. Whilst some filming was indeed done there it is actually a little further out to sea, the island in the back, more clearly identified in this capture being Eileen Dubh Mòr. (RL)

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A shot taken by Jon of the island. (RL)

Whilst in the area two years ago, Jon tracked down, with the help of the locals, the location of this screen capture. (RL)

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Located in the hills above the tiny hamlet of Leckuary a few miles from the town of Lochgilphead, says Jon. (RL)

A second screen capture from Jon. (RL)

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As Jon says "the distinctive pointy rock and surrounding area is unchanged apart from a part of the rock having fallen over." (RL)

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An establishing shot of Venice, Italy.

Second unit shot for the film's finale. Venice, Veneto, Italy. Many of the locations in this film have been identified by the Mitteleuropa website.

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Ponte dei Sospiri from the Ponte della Paglia. SJ

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