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“Up your gizzard, you fat pimp”

Jeremy Duns in The Independent reveals some details from the unfilmed adaptation of Ian Fleming’s Casino Royale, scripted by the so-called ‘Shakespeare of Hollywood’ Ben Hecht. The script was written in the early 1960s and had been sitting with Hecht’s papers in Chicago’s Newberry Library since 1979. Sounds like it would have made a cracking Bond flick.