Sean Connery’s performance as James Bond in Goldfinger is one of the franchise’s most iconic. The visually resplendent opening credits sequence, memorable set pieces, gadgets and charmingly eloquent villain, seemed to set the bar for all future Bond films. Connery is photographed during the making of the 1964 classic by Magnum co-founder George Rodger, one of Britain’s foremost war reporters who was equally adept at turning his lens to gentler subjects.

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