Diamonds are Forever,
37 MINS

Minute 007: Diamonds Never Lie to Me

January 19, 2018
MP3

Still in the title sequence – a woman wears a black choker collar with a diamond broach pinned to it.

TITLE: “Miss St. John’s costumes by DON FELD”

TITLE: “Second Unit Cameraman HAROLD WELLMAN”

Lyrics:
… to hurt me
I don’t need love

Background: a white cat walks between women’s bejeweled feet, while the outline of a diamond brilliant cut moves across the screen.

TITLE: “Visual Effects ALBERT WHITLOCK & WALLY VEEVERS”

TITLE: “Stunt Arrangers BOB SIMMONS & PAUL BAXLEY”

TITLE: “Location Managers BERNARD HANSON & EDDIE SAETA”

Lyrics:
for what good would love do me?
Diamonds never lie to me

Background: Woman in profile, lit with blue light, wearing a diamond necklace and earrings

TITLE: “Dubbing Editors  TEDDY MASON, JIMMY SHIELDS & CHRISTOPHER LANCASTER”

TITLE: “Dubbing Mixer GORDON McCALLUM”

TITLE: “Sound Recordists JOHN MITCHELL & AL OVERTON”

TITLE: “Wardrobe Supervisors ELSA FENNELL & TED TETRICK”

MPAA LOGO: No. 23067

TITLE: ” ‘DIAMONDS ARE FOREVER’ Copyright © 1971 DANJAQ S.A. All rights reserved”

TITLE: “All characters and events in this film are fictitious, any similarity to actual events or persons, living or dead, is purely coincidental.”

Lyrics:
For when love’s gone

Background: Green, backlit diamond, out of focus.

TITLE: “Filmed in PANAVISION ®”

TITLE “Colour by TECHNICOLOR ®”

Background:  Woman sitting cross-legged, her hands surround the green diamond.

TITLE: “Main title designed by MAURICE BINDER”

TITLE: “Production Managers CLAUDE HUDSON and MILTON FELDMAN”

Lyrics:
They luster on…

An outline of a cut diamond splits into two copies, each leaving the screen left and right.

A woman with diamond rings on every finger covers half her face with her hand.

TITLE: “Editors BERT BATES and JOHN W. HOLMES A.C.E.”

Lyrics:
Diamonds are forever
Sparkling, round my little finger

TITLE: “Production designed by KEN ADAM”

Lyrics:
Unlike men, the diamonds linger.
Men are mere mortals who 
Aren’t worth going to your grave for.

Background: Mask matte of a woman dancer, with the matte filled with diamonds, while the outline of a woman’s hand holding a diamond fills the frame.

TITLE: “Director of Photography TED MOORE B.S.C.”

Background: Woman’s head in silhouette, a diamond forming an earring, while a geometric pattern appears in green and black on the left of the screen.

TITLE: “Music composed, conducted and arranged by JOHN BARRY”
TITLE: “Lyrics by DON BLACK”

Lyrics:
I don’t need love


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