You Only Live Twice Poster Original Daybill 1980's RI James Bond
Iconic bath tub artwork in rarely seen unused condition. It is interesting to note that although this was a re-release Daybill for a screening in 1981 with artwork similar to the original release one sheet, incorrect censorship details were used at the time of the re-release screening. The details you see are actually for times pre 1971 not appropiate for 1981. This makes this daybill highly collectible amongst Bond fans and particularly because of its excellent condition.
You Only Live Twice is a 1967 British spy film and the fifth in the James Bond series produced by Eon Productions, starring Sean Connery as the fictional MI6 agent James Bond. The film's screenplay was written by Roald Dahl, and loosely based on Ian Fleming's 1964 novel of the same name. It is the first James Bond film to discard most of Fleming's plot, using only a few characters and locations from the book as the background for an entirely new story. For example unlike most James Bond films featuring various locations around the world, almost the entire film is set in one country and several minutes are devoted to an elaborate Japanese wedding. This is in keeping with Fleming's original novel, which also devoted a number of pages to the discussion of Japanese culture. The film grossed $43 million in the United States and over $111 million worldwide. It was well received by critics at the time.