Exactly 50 years ago today, the "Dr. No" production
moved to Morgan's Harbour in Jamaica to introduce
Quarrel to James Bond...
Bond At 50: Making New Friends
18th January 2012
Filming on location in Jamaica was only a couple
of days in when James Bond got to meet his ally Quarrel in "Dr.
No". The crew headed out to Morgan's Harbour on January
18th, 1962, to capture several scenes involving Sean
Connery (007), John Kitzmiller (Quarrel), Jack Lord (Felix
Lester Prendergast (Puss-Feller).
Morgan's Harbour is situated near Port Royal at the western
tip of the Palisadoes, and is much the same now as it was fifty
years ago. The brick building and boat jetty where Bond first
questions Quarrel is almost indistinguishable today from the
time of the film.
Morgan's Harbour Hotel bar,
which was dressed as Puss-Feller's Club for the film, has been
altered over the years but still
stands. The bar was set dressed with crates of Red Stripe beer
for the fight scene that Felix interrupts. Room 105 in the refurbished
hotel was the setting for Bond's late