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Three blind mice

Audiences loved Binder’s work on Dr. No. The bright colours of the film – from the bold red of Quarrel’s shirt to the pale baby blue of Connery’s rolled up trousers – are reflected. The coloured dots change shape, move position and form patterns, while the high tempo score by Monty Norman and John Barry guides viewers through the sequence.

Dr. No’s still my favorite Bond, followed closely by Goldfinger and Casino Royale.

Full Circle – The Dr. No Dots | James Bond 007
The white circles across the screen, the famous gun barrel sequence and the iconic Dr. No dots – these design elements remain staples of the 007 films to this day. Created by Maurice Binder, they set the tone and tempo for the entire James Bond franchise. Binder worked on the main titles for the 196…