James Bond Moonraker Australia, 1979 - original vintage cinema poster by Dan Goozee for the 007 James Bond movie starring Roger Moore, Lois Chiles (Holly Goodhead), Michael Lonsdale (Hugo Drax) and Richard Kiel (Jaws), listed on AntikBar.co.uk
Hugo Drax (who has the honorary title of "Sir" in the novel) is a fictional character created by author Ian Fleming for the James Bond novel Moonraker. Fleming named him after his friend, Sir Reginald Drax. For the later film and its novelization, Hugo Drax was almost entirely changed by screenwriter Christopher Wood. In the film, Drax is portrayed by French actor Michael Lonsdale. In both versions of Moonraker, Drax is the main antagonist.
French Actress Corinne Cléry plays Corinne Dufour in Moonraker (1979), perhaps the most sci-fi oriented Bond movie. She is killed by the dogs of villainous eugenicist Hugo Drax, who wishes to kill off the world's population and replace it with super humans, after helping Bond discover Drax's secret documents.
James Bond Girls – Then And Now - Corinne Cléry is a French-born actress who has had a remarkably successful career in Europe, starring in over 50 films and TV series, according to IMDB. But her biggest claim to fame on this side of the Atlantic “pond” is her role in the 1979 James Bond film, Moonraker, where she played Corinne Dufour, an assistant to the movie’s antagonist, Hugo Drax.
Other writers who worked on the film include John Landis, Cary Bates (who wrote a draft featuring Bond fighting Hugo Drax who had a lair under Loch Ness). The script finally started coming together with the idea of hijacked submarines and a tracking system, though 1 element was quickly dropped: SPECTRE. Drafts by Richard Maibaum featured a resurrected SPECTRE made up of various terrorist groups of the time who sought to destroy the world's oil fields. Legal battle > no Spectre
007 #11 1979 Moonraker • Bond: Roger Moore (4th) • BondGirls: Lois Chiles (2nd US) as Holly Goodhead & Corinne Cléry as Corinne Dufour • Evil: Michael Lonsdale (French) as Hugo Drax + Richard Kiel as Jaws (2nd, 1st in previous Bond The Spy Who Loved Me 1977) • theme song by same title sung by Shirley Bassey (3rd!; 1st 3rd Bond Goldfinger 1964, 2nd 7th Bond Diamonds are Forever 1971)