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Dr. No [1962] Review: A Great Spy Thriller with a Tough and Stylish hero

Dr. No was the first chance for the fans of Ian Fleming’s Bond novel to see it adapted on the big screen. Little did the people know that it will transcend itself into one of the longest running spy franchise that is still going strong. During the making of Dr. No, stakes were quite high. Ian Fleming was upset with the selection of Scottish working class Bond, Sean Connery. Producers of the Bond film picked the sixth novel, which was grittier and darker in tone to start with. Now, we all know how Dr. No has not only shaped the career Sean Connery but also provided the solid foundation for following Bond flicks. Dr. No is arguably considered as the best Bond film and also one of the closest cinematic interpretations of any Bond novel that has rightly captured the essence of novel.