Talk:Vesper Lynd

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Untitled[edit]

The article states that she is an MI6 agent but in actual fact she was a financial observer from HM Treasury. I have altered the article appropriately.

Actually mate she was in the novel, and was only a treasury worker in the 2006 film. However I believe that someone has already written it correctly.Spec ops commando 13:34, 15 December 2006 (UTC)
In the book, Vesper Lynd is a MI6 agent, it is clearly stated in the book.

Yes, but it is only stated because that is what the reader is lead to believe. Finish the book. She says that she isn't either of those things, and is in fact a double agent. But it does say originally that she is a member of the Treasury, but not in the movie. —Preceding unsigned comment added by 99.247.244.120 (talk) 23:10, 28 September 2008 (UTC)

Possible Clarification[edit]

Has anyone identified Vesper's changed opinion in the 2006 Film..? She stops wearing the Algeerian Love Knot, as if she knows there has been a change of situation for her boyfriend. However, the only change I have noticed is her increased love for Bond. If that is the motivating factor, why would she continue to bring the money to Gettler? I feel this is better resolved in the book, but I look forward to the reasoning in the movie. Chuckisruckis 23:39, 25 March 2007 (UTC)

This isn't really the place to ask such questions: in wikipedia an article's talk page is for discussion of the article, not discussion on the topic of the article. So if you want to discuss the film, or the character, you'd be better off finding a forum elsewhere. Wibbble 00:08, 26 March 2007 (UTC)
The motivations of the Vesper Lynd character (book) are explained very well. When comparing the 2006 film's biography to the novel bio, info about the French-Algerian is not explained. Eventhough likely the same or simply unknown, I feel either instance should be mentioned. Chuckisruckis 19:57, 30 March 2007 (UTC)
There isn't enough information to mention about the French-Algerian. We know that he was/is Vesper's Lover and was kidnapped, but besides that we don't know much else. Sure, you can mention it in the article, but there is not much you can make of it. El Greco 20:28, 30 March 2007 (UTC)

1954 version[edit]

There's no point in referencing the 1954 TV version here, especially by erroneously stating that Linda Christian plays Vesper Lynd. No she doesn't. She plays a new character called Valerie Mathis. This is covered by a trivia item, but the previous version was confusing to those unfamiliar with the character, and wrong to boot. 68.146.8.46 02:45, 20 June 2007 (UTC)

What is an Algerian Love Knot???[edit]

I have looked at this article and decided to research this necklace on search engine. However, I could not find out what one was because all the sites that came up were for the film and companies that have copied the necklace. I just wanted to know if there was anybody out there that actually knows what one is because I feel that the article does not cover this specifically and there is no other page on Wikipedia that covers this topic. Jond-md 15:11, 16 August 2007 (UTC)

I'm guessing it's a sort of necklace from Algeria. What's complicated about that?

7FlushSetzer 04:20, 13 September 2007 (UTC)

It's from Algeria, and was given, usually from a man to a woman, not vice versa, as a symbol of everlasting love, through distances. Men used to give them to their lovers or wives before leaving on a trip. It wasn't unheard of for a woman to give one to a man, but the man usually never accepted it because it emasculated him. Does that help? —Preceding unsigned comment added by 99.247.244.120 (talk) 23:08, 28 September 2008 (UTC)

References to Quantum of Solace[edit]

All we have at the moment are unconfirmed accounts of what the next film's plot is going to be about. Shoehorning (without citation) such information is not appropriate until the film comes out. It is known that the "Quantum" of the title is an organization; but it is not necessarily true that Vesper worked for them. SPECTRE had sub-branches too. 23skidoo (talk) 03:29, 12 September 2008 (UTC)

Motivation for suicide[edit]

In watching both Casino Royale (2006) and Quantum of Solace, it finally hit me why Vesper killed herself. While certainly there was guilt over having betrayed Bond in service of Quantum, there was also the line Mr. White gives early in QOS when he tells Bond, "if Vesper hadn't killed herself, we'd have had you, too" meaning they would have used Vesper as leverage to get Bond to do their bidding, and Bond was very much in love with her, so there's a chance he would have been right. So Vesper, knowing they'd used her boyfriend to force her to betray her country, would know they would use her in the same way to turn Bond and thus kills herself, setting him free. Is his worth mentioning in the article? Perhaps this was obvious to viewers of the films but I never keyed on it until just recently.69.29.28.198 (talk) 06:53, 6 April 2009 (UTC)

I say add it in, but others will say it will be OR without a source, even though it is clearly mentioned in the film. And you are completely right. Charlr6 (talk) 16:47, 27 September 2012 (UTC)

Name a pun on West Berlin?[edit]

Didn't Fleming invent the name as a pun based on West Berlin? This story is all over the internet if you google appropriately. Worth putting in? — Preceding unsigned comment added by 86.53.69.150 (talk) 18:50, 23 October 2012 (UTC)

Already in 2008

21:23, 14 November 2008‎ Richard Arthur Norton (1958- ) (talk | contribs)‎ . . (10,233 bytes) (+8)‎ . . (Vesper Lynd is a pun on West Berlin.[citation needed])

this fact was disputed (and later removed). Feel free to re-add if you can find a reputable source (hint: "all over the internet" doesn't qualify) CapnZapp (talk) 20:50, 11 August 2015 (UTC)