In a poll on IMDb, Auric Goldfinger was voted the most sinister James Bond villain, beating out in order Ernst Stavro Blofeld, Dr. No, Max Zorin, and Emilio Largo.  Wizard Magazine listed Auric Goldfinger as the 91st greatest villain of all time. Auric Goldfinger was played by Gert Froebe, and was voiced by Michael Collins. Ian Fleming chose the name to commemorate the architect Ern? His first name, Auric, is an adjective meaningof gold. Goldfinger was banned in Israel after it was revealed that Froebe had been a member of the Nazi party during World War II. Goldfinger, who had built his home in Hampstead next door to Fleming' s; he disliked Goldfinger' s style of architecture and destruction of Victorian terraces and decided to name a memorable villain after him.  According to a 1965 Forbes article and The New York Times, the Goldfinger persona was based on gold mining magnate Charles W. Engelhard, Jr. In 2003, the American Film Institute declared Auric Goldfinger the 49th greatest villain in the past 100 years of film. Auric Goldfinger is a fictional character and the main antagonist in the James Bond film and novel Goldfinger.
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|Goldfinger Penguin Group Fleming I. |
Up against Goldfinger and his henchman Oddjob – a bowler-hatted thug with a Black Belt in Karate – Bond soon finds that this criminal genius’s schemes are greater, and more lethal, than anyone could have imagined … It seems that the Bank of England are interested in him too, and charge 007 to discover what the richest man in England is doing with the vast quantities of gold he has acquired – and what his connection is with SMERSH, the Soviet spy-killing organization. ‘You see, Mr Bond. You were wrong and I was right.
|Goldfinger Random House, Inc. Fleming I. |
The Bank of England wants to know and they' re also curious to find out what he' s done with the huge stock of gold he' s been collecting since the war. James Bond is put on the trail. This isn' t the first time 007 has come across the enigmatic millionaire and he quickly discovers that Goldfinger never forgets and never forgives.