Moonraker (1979) (part 11 of 14)

M meets up with Bond and tells him that there’s still no sign of Holly. From here, Bond is led to M’s office where Q exposits that Bond’s hunch about the vial was correct, because it’s actually a highly toxic nerve gas that has no effect on animals.

Bond asks to see the formula, and when M projects a slide of it on a screen, Bond immediately intuits that it’s the chemical formula for a plant. A slide of a flower comes up, which Bond instantly identifies as Orchideae Negra, a rare orchid.

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Ed Harris

A fan of less than great cinema since childhood, Ed divides his time between writing scripts, working an actual paying job and subjecting himself willingly to some of the worst films society has produced.

Multi-Part Article: Moonraker (1979)

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