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Octopussy, 1983
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Octopussy, 1983

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Octopussy, 1983
A prop State Bank Of Indapur blank cheque, Code No.02, the account in the name of Kamal Khan -- 8¼in. (21cm.) long in common mount with a prop Reserve Bank Of Indapur one hundred rupee bank note -- 6 1/8in. (15.5cm.) long -- both made for the 1983 United Artists/Eon film Octopussy and a colour reproduction of a corresponding still -- 8x9¾in. (20.3x24.7cm.), overall measurements -- 26x1/2x13in. (66x33cm.); accompanied by a letter from the vendor regarding the provenance (3)
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An identical cheque and bank note are seen in the sequence where Kamal Khan [Louis Jordan] loses to James Bond [Roger Moore] in a game of backgammon, for which he owes Bond two hundred thousand rupees, as he writes out a cheque, Bond interjects...I prefer cash...
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