The commentary track on Criterion's 1991 laserdisc for From Russia With Love so angered producer Albert Broccoli that he had it recalled from sale and reissued, without the offending track. The same went for the commentaries on Dr. No and Goldfinger that were released both a few months before and a few months after From Russia With Love, respectively.
This one was notably hosted by "Steve Rubin", or Steven Jay Rubin, the author of 1981's unapproved-by-Eon book The James Bond Films. He does not appear in the supplements of future Eon-approved DVDs and Blu-rays.
Director Terence Young makes particularly pointed reference to how the success of Dr. No led the production to spend money like it was going out of style.
- The HMSS Weblog goes into great detail and context, though it spoils some of the best bits in all three tracks, like the word that is broadly considered a slur director Guy Hamilton used to describe Pussy Galore.