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Facial recognition used by Bond villain

by Critical Commons Manager

The field of facial recognition has changed dramatically since this scene from the James Bond film, A View to a Kill. In the mid-1980s, computer databases and face recognition was still the type of technology that would be used not be the forces of law and order but of a genetically engineered Bond villain (Christopher Walken). Throughout the film, Walken's association with technology and Nazi eugenics are posed in stark opposition to James Bond's wry humor and calm self-assuredness.

Face recognition used by a Bond villain in A View to a Kill

Christopher Walken uses mid-1980s facial recognition technology to identify James Bond

from A View to a Kill (1985)
Creator: John Glen
Distributor: MGM Home Video
Posted by Critical Commons Manager
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