This is more relevant to younger members, but list the things in Bond that referenced pop culture at the time, or actors who were associated with other roles, but have faded into obscurity now. I was prompted to make this because I keep reading about people associating Telly Savalas with Kojak (and not Blofeld, negatively affecting their opinion of OHMSS), which means nothing to me aside from being Bond trivia.
DN - Stolen Duke of Wellington portrait
FRWL - "Once more unto the breach, dear friends", a quote from Henry V
, Act III, Scene I (Shakespeare, 1599)
FRWL - opening chess game references the Russian Championship match Spassky vs. Bronstein (1960).
GF - "Beatles without earmuffs
TB - Reference to Great Train Robbery
[Dubbing ?language: TB - When Pat introduces "Mr. Bond ... Count Lippe", Bond responds by saying "From Detmold, eh?"
Detmold used to be the capital of the County of Lippe which existed until 1919]
LALD - Mention of the phone monopoly
TMWTGG - Do viewers that started with Craig films know who Evel Knievel
MR - Hugo quotes Oscar Wilde - "To lose one aircraft would be an accident. To lose two, would seem like carelessness." The original quote spoken by Lady Bracknell - “To lose one parent, Mr. Worthing, may be regarded as a misfortune; to lose both looks like carelessness.” (The Importance of Being Earnest, A Trivial Comedy for Serious People, Oscar Wilde, 1895.)
OP - "Sit-tuh!" (Barbara Woodhouse
dog training catch-phrase). [German dubbing references a ESSO gasoline commercial 'Put a Tiger in your Tank'. Instead of "Sit!", Bond tells the tiger: "You belong in the tank!"]
OP - Tennis jokes due to Bond's ally Vijay being professional tennis player Vijay Armitraj
OP - Tarzan yell
AVTAK: California Girls by The Beach Boys
TLD - Q refers to the boombox
as a "ghetto blaster"
TLD - Moneypenny refers to her Barry Manilow
LTK - Bond references "A Farewell To Arms" (1929) by Ernest Hemingway - "Well, I guess it's, uh, a farewell to arms". The scene is set at Hemingway House and includes cats at the residence (he famous kept a lot of cats)
TND - "Don't Ask" "Don't Tell"
- US military's policy on gays in the service, from 1993.
TWINE - Mention of Swiss Bankers, see the post here
DAD: London Calling by The Clash
SP: A cover of Frank Sinatra's 'New York, New York' is played in 009's car
[Various films: References to the Berlin Wall, Cold War]
References to other movies:
FRWL - North by Northwest
association (particularly the Helicopter vs Bond sequence)
FRWL - "One of Our Aircraft Is Missing"
- I believe it references the 1942 film.
FRWL - Poster for "Call Me Bwana
", produced by Cubby Broccoli and EON productions
TB - Bond says "Another Time, Another Place"
, referring to Connery's 1958 movie
TSWLM - Playing the theme
from Lawrence Of Arabia when Bond and Anya walk through the desert.
TSWLM - Anya uses "Lara's Theme" from Doctor Zhivago as a ringtone.
MR - Magnificent Seven musical reference as Bond rides on horseback
MR - Using Close Encounter Of The Third Kind
as the keynote opener of the laboratory door.
MR - "Play it again, Sam", a misquote of "Play it, Sam" from Casablanca
MR - 2001: A space odyssey (1968) theme is played at the beginning of the hunt. The theme is originally from Sprach Zarathustra by Richard Strauss (1896)
AVTAK - Bond references Dick Tracy
DAF - Jimmy Dean (Willard Whyte) - singer, sausage magnate.
DAF - Leonard Barr (Shady Tree) - comic, dancer, uncle to Dean Martin.
(DAF - Sammy Davis Jr. - singer, dancer (deleted scene))
MR - Melinda Maxwell (Drax's girl) - Lois Maxwell's daughter
FYEO - Cassandra Harris (Countessa Lisl) - Pierce Brosnan's wife
LTK - Wayne Newton (Prof Joe Butcher) - singer, Vegas entertainer.
GE - Minnie Driver (Irina) - actress, singer
TND - Daphne Decker (Carver PR Lady) - model, TV host
TND - Ricky Jay (Henry Gupta - magician
TWINE - Ray Brown (Wheel clamper) - Wheel Clamper from BBC's 'Clampers'
TWINE - Goldie (Mr. Bullion) - British musician
TWINE - Martyn Lewis - Welsh News Presenter
DAD - Oliver Skeete (concierge at fencing club) - British Showjumper
DAD - Madonna (fencing club instructor) - singer
DAD - Deborah Moore (slight attendant) - Roger Moore's daughter
CR - Sébastien Foucan (Mollaka) - founder of Parkour
CR - Richard Branson (Man checked by security at airport) - Virgin founder
CR - Alessandra Ambrosio (Woman checking Bond out outside the Ocean Club) - Brazilian supermodel
SF - Wolf Blitzer, as himself, on CNN
SF - Huw Edwards, as himself, on BBC News.
TB - Charles Russhon (US air force general). Military advisor on several James Bond films
TB - Kevin McClory (man sitting in chair) - producer of Thunderball, Never Say Never Again
OHMSS - Peter Hunt (Man in reflection after title song) - director
MR - Albert R "Cubby" Broccoli (Man on bridge) - Producer
TLD - John Barry (Orchestra conductor) - Composer
GE - Martin Campbell (lead cyclist) - director
CR - Martin Campbell (oil tanker driver) - director
Gregg Wilson - Man in bar (scorpion scene) SF, Man opposite C (SP)
(are they really references? Any official comment on these (through interviews etc)?):
TND - Geoffrey Palmer and Judi Dench verbal sparring (reference to "As Time Goes By"?)
TWINE - Bond: "I thought you'd enjoy one of these."; Moneypenny: "How romantic. I know exactly where to put that." - Bond gives Moneypenny the phallic-shaped cigar tube with some innuendo. Recalling President Clinton's scandalous interactions with an intern involved in his impeachment proceedings in 1998.
Thanks to Gerard, RichardTheBruce, Benny, mtm, echo, marc, QBranch for their contributions