Climax! released Casino Royale on the CBS Television Network on October 21, 1954. William H. Brown directed the episode which starred Barry Nelson, Peter Lorre, and Linda Christian.
Casino Royale on Climax Movie Summary
American agent Jimmy Bond survives the worst assassination attempt of the cold war as he enters Casino Royale. Once there, he meets with a British agent, Clarence Leiter, who remembers Jimmy from the card sharking days of his youth. Together, they employ some high tech spy maneuvers by talking over each other as Jimmy explains baccarat while Clarence explains Jimmy’s mission.
Jimmy Bond is there beat Russian asset, Le Chiffre, at baccarat. It seems Le Chiffre is in deep and has lost millions of francs in soviet cash at the table. He’s there for one last game. He’ll either win it all back, or the Soviets will kill him.
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