Critical reception to Casino Royalehowever, was generally negative; some critics regarded it as a baffling, disorganised affair. Crazy Credits The opening credit animation by Richard Williams parodies royake manuscripts with cartoon-style calligraphy. It means "Death to the Spies" in Russian.
Share this Rating Title: Director Joseph McGratha personal friend of Sellers, was punched by the actor when he complained about Sellers' behavior on the set. On Her Majesty's Secret Mames Critics generally hated Casino Royale: Screenwriter Wolf Mankowitz declared that Sellers felt intimidated by Orson Welles to the extent that, except for a couple of shots, neither was in the studio simultaneously. No became an instant success.Trailer Casino Royale () The first James Bond parody, based on the Ian Flemming Novel, David Nivens. In early , Ian Fleming was paid $ for the television rights for Casino Royale. The novel was adapted into an hour long TV special and was broadcast on. With the new James Bond film Spectre about to be released and David Niven as James Bond in 's Casino Royale (picture: MGM).