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Maibaum, Richard

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Most widely held works by Richard Maibaum
Goldfinger by Ian Fleming( Visual )

188 editions published between 1964 and 2015 in 6 languages and held by 3,556 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

007 attempts to stop Goldfinger and Pussy Galore from stealing the gold from Fort Knox
Dr. No by Terence Young( Visual )

121 editions published between 1962 and 2016 in 10 languages and held by 2,279 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

James Bond, Agent 007, is sent to Jamaica to investigate the mysterious disappearance of a British secret service agent in this first film in the series
Ian Fleming's From Russia with love by Helmut Lotti( Visual )

112 editions published between 1963 and 2016 in 5 languages and held by 2,042 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

James Bond travels to Istanabul to retrieve a top secret Soviet decoding machine, but his mission is put in jeopardy when he falls in love with a sexy Russian double agent
Thunderball by Terence Young( Visual )

87 editions published between 1965 and 2016 in 7 languages and held by 1,890 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Agent 007 goes above the call of duty and to the bottom of the ocean to track down a villainous criminal who's holding millions hostage and threatening to plunge the world into a nuclear holocaust
The man with the golden gun by Guy Hamilton( Visual )

75 editions published between 1974 and 2015 in 7 languages and held by 1,566 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Francisco Scaramanga is a hit man who is known by the golden gun and gold bullets he uses on his targets. James receives a message supposedly from Scaramanga saying that he is his next target. So M decides to relieve Bond of his duties until the danger has been neutralized. James feels that the mission he was on is of the utmost urgency and decides to go find Scaramanga himself. He thinks he found him only to discovers that Scaramanga is not after him. A scientist is working on a device that can make harnessing the sun's energy possible. Now, James faces off in a deadly game of cat-and-mouse with Scaramange for the device
The living daylights by John Glen( Visual )

77 editions published between 1971 and 2015 in 6 languages and held by 1,450 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

As Bond works to rescue an abducted Russian officer who had defected to the West, he must unravel a complex weapons scheme
Licence to kill by John Glen( Visual )

55 editions published between 1989 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 1,438 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After attending the wedding of his friend CIA agent Felix Leiter and his bride Della, seductive British secret agent James Bond 007 disobeys orders and turns in his license to kill. Ruthless drug lord Franz Sanchez kills Della and tortures Felix, leaving him for dead. James sets off on a personal vendetta against the drug lord, and arrives in Mexico City. Helping James is CIA agent and pilot Pam Bouvier, Sanchez's sexy mistress Lupe Lamora and Bond's friend and fellow quartermaster 'Q.' Bond plays on both sides of the law, as he infiltrates his organization by bringing Sanchez down. James embarks on the ultimate confrontation and will not rest until he kills Sanchez and all those responsible for torturing Felix and murdering Della
Octopussy by John Glen( Visual )

115 editions published between 1983 and 2016 in 8 languages and held by 1,411 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Roger Moore portrays the immortal action hero as he investigates the murder of a fellow agent who was clutching a priceless Faberge egg at the time of his death
On Her Majesty's secret service by Peter Hunt( Visual )

88 editions published between 1969 and 2015 in 6 languages and held by 1,380 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

James Bond goes undercover in the treacherous Swiss Alps and becomes involved in artillery-laden ski pursuits, incredible stunts and thrills. James finds love with the beautiful and seductive Tracy Di Vicenzo. But first Bond must stop the evil genius Blofeld from realising a germ warfare plot could kill millions
The spy who loved me by Lewis Gilbert( Visual )

60 editions published between 1977 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 1,370 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Agent 007 joins forces with a beautiful Russian agent to battle a mad genius, multi-millionaire shipping magnate Karl Stromberg. Stromberg plans to destroy the earth and rebuild it underwater, and is in possession of an ultra-sensitive submarine tracking system which he seems to be offering to the highest bidder. After he captures a British submarine, Bond's job is to recover the tracking device and free the submarine
Diamonds are forever by Patrick Nobes( Visual )

73 editions published between 1971 and 2016 in 6 languages and held by 1,166 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sean Connery returns as Agent 007 and teams up with the beautiful Tiffany Case to prevent his nemesis Blofeld from using a fortune in stolen diamonds in a deadly laser satellite
A view to a kill by John Glen( Visual )

53 editions published between 1985 and 2015 in 6 languages and held by 1,100 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

James Bond travels to San Francisco to thwart an industrialist intent on creating a microchip monopoly by flooding Silicon Valley. Features Roger Moore in the role of the MI6 super spy
Ransom by Ron Howard( Visual )

18 editions published between 1996 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 636 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When the son of a wealthy businessman is kidnapped, he defies the experts and turns the tables on the kidnappers in a last-chance effort to rescue his boy
Bigger than life by Nicholas Ray( Visual )

32 editions published between 1956 and 2015 in English and held by 576 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When a friendly, successful suburban teacher and father is prescribed cortisone for a painful, possibly fatal affliction, he grows dangerously addicted to the experimental drug, resulting in his transformation into a psychotic and ultimately violent household despot
The big clock by John Farrow( Visual )

12 editions published between 1948 and 2014 in English and held by 548 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Hotshot crime magazine editor George Stroud inadvertently becomes the subject of a murder investigation after spending an evening with his boss' mistress"--Container
For your eyes only by John Glen( Visual )

59 editions published between 1981 and 2016 in 8 languages and held by 489 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

James Bond is thrust into one of his most reveting adventures filled with outrageous stunts, passionate encounters and exciting confrontations. James has a lethal determination to find himself infiltrating the Greek underworld and races against time to find a stolen device capable of controlling a fleet of nuclear submarines
No man of her own( Visual )

6 editions published between 1950 and 2012 in English and held by 110 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Helen Ferguson, pregnant, penniless and dumped by her boyfriend Steve Morley, takes the identity of the pregnant Patrice Harkness, when she and her husband are killed in a train crash. The rich Harkness in-laws, and their other son Bill, had never seen Patrice, so they accept her and her newborn son into their family. However, Steve eventually finds her and starts to blackmail her
A view to a kill( Visual )

1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 81 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Agent 007 must stop a power-mad industrialist who plots to kill millions of people in order to corner the world's microchip supply
The great Gatsby by Baz Luhrmann( Visual )

5 editions published between 2008 and 2015 in English and held by 81 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This 1949 movie lavishly takes us on the journey of Jay Gatsby (Alan Ladd) who worked his way from poor fisherman to extravagant millionaire. Travel back in time to the roaring 20s, a time of flappers, bootlegging, art deco architecture, and jazz music, through this classic tale of love and betrayal, deception and mystery. This is the second film adaptation of F. Scott Fitzgerald's famous novel and was made before the book became considered an American classic
Combat!( Visual )

3 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 69 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"One of television's most popular series, the groundbreaking Combat! offers a gritty, unflinching look at American soldiers battling in Europe during World War II, confronting imposing odds and demonstrating remarkable levels of ingenuity and courage"--Container
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WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
The man with the golden gun
Alternative Names
Richard Maibaum Amerikaans scenarioschrijver (1909-1991)

Richard Maibaum produttore cinematografico statunitense

Richard Maibaum scénariste américain

Richard Maibaum US-amerikanischer Drehbuchautor

Ричард Майбаум Сценарист

ריצ'רד מייבאום



Dr. NoIan Fleming's From Russia with loveThe man with the golden gunThe living daylightsOctopussyA view to a killRansomThe big clockA view to a kill