Spectre also features a scene of torture in which Bond is strapped to a chair while a villain pierces his head with a micro-drill. Two subsequent shots showed what might have been interpreted as brain tissue hanging down from theback of his head. Casino Royale and James Bond was born. There is also a torture scene. Sales soared when President Kennedy named the fifth title, From Russia With Love, one of his favorite books. Ian Fleming was born in London on May 28, 1908. Chitty Chitty Bang Bang. His travels, interests, and wartime experience lent authority to everything he wrote. Columbia submitted Spectre to the bbfc in August 2015, for advice on whether it was likely to meet the bbfc Guidelines criteria for 12A. What remains in the classified version of the scene is a brief implication of what is happening, with only limited visual detail. The eye-gouging in the version seen for advice showed a man embedding his thumbs in a victim's eye-sockets, the withdrawal of the thumbs, and sight of the bloody injury aftermath. The first print run sold out within a month. Raymond Chandler described him as the most forceful and driving writer of thrillers in England. Here, in 1952, at his home Goldeneye, he wrote a book called. Given the lack of detail in the scene and the context of an action film featuring a larger-than-life hero character who always defeats his enemies, this moderate violence is acceptable at 12A. In the 12A version of the film, the suicide took place off-screen, and the injury detail was reduced. Octopussys charming but corrupt prince, focus OF THE week: moonraker, when 007 went to outer space. With Daniel Craig, Eva Green, Judi Dench, Jeffrey Wright. Armed with a license to kill, Secret Agent. James Bond sets out on his first. Directed by Val Guest, Ken Hughes, John Huston.