William H. Brown, jr
Ian Fleming (novel), Antony Ellis (teleplay), Charles Bennett (teleplay)
Barry Nelson as James Bond, Peter Lorre as LeChiffre, Linda Christian as Valerie Mathis, Michael Pate as Clarence Leiter
CIA agent James Bond must beat crime boss LeChiffre at Baccarat at the Casino Royale while keeping from being killed himself. This was a made-for-tv movie shown on Oct 21, 1954 as Season 1, Episode 3 of Climax! on CBS.