" Climax!" Casino Royale (TV Episode ) Trivia on IMDb: Cameos, Mistakes, Spoilers and more. Casino Royale ist ein Fernsehfilm aus dem Jahr , der auf Ian Flemings erstem James-Bond-Roman Casino Royale basiert. Die Sendung wurde als dritte Folge der ersten Staffel der CBS-Fernsehshow Climax! ausgestrahlt. Drama · American spy James Bond must outsmart card wiz and crime boss LeChiffre while monitoring his actions. Photos See all 2 slideshow. Barry Nelson has said that his main impetus for taking the role was the opportunity to work with legendary actor Peter Lorre. According to the telefilm, he got the nickname "Card Sense Jimmy Bond" whilst playing the Maharajah in Deauville. This page was last edited on 29 June , at FULL CAST AND CREW TRIVIA USER REVIEWS IMDbPro MORE LESS. He is handsome and about the right age, and unlike Roger Moore he has at least read the books, although his Americanisation of Bond takes away slightly from Fleming's cold character. Worse than that imagine if he was an American character? Debruge still noted that while the special had very few elements in common with the Eon series, Nelson's portrayal of "Bond suggests a realistically human vulnerability that wouldn't resurface until Eon finally remade Casino Royale more than half a century later. Die Buch-Episode Casino Royale wurde am The performance on 21st October 8. So how did he do? For Yours Eyes Only. Trivia This is the one and only time that any filmed television or movie James Bond story is demarcated into acts with on screen titles, when this production is divided with on screen title announcements of Casino Royale Act I, Casino Royale Act II, and Casino Royale Act III. Bond is tied to a bath and tortured by having his toenails removed with pliers rather than Fleming's version using a seatless cane chair and carpet beater. British idioms changed to American idioms. Michael Pate is annoying but acceptable as Englishman Leiter, and Linda Christian is competent enough as Valerie Mathis, although her looks are taken away from by the black and white. In this tele-movie, Zoltan's gun passed for a cane. Peter Lorre as Le Chiffre.