Here’s a Dr. No trading card from 1965 I picked up from a recent eBay purchase. It’s from Glidrose Productions Ltd., which was the name of Ian Fleming Publications.
I guess George Lucas wasn’t the only one to see value in geek movie tie-ins.
“#4: Passions Rise!
“Nothing boils the blood of a secret agent like being told of a fellow agent’s death! As James Bond was briefed by Jamaican Police Chief Major Boothroyd on the disappearance of Agent Strangeways and his secretary, Agent 007 instinctively knew that his first job was to locate the native who took his fellow agent to mysterious Crab Key. He memorized the native’s facial features and raced to the harbor to search for the first major clue of his important Jamaican assignment. Trained for danger, 007 knew it would come fast.”