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Man in smart black suit, white shirt- tucked in, black bow-tie undone, holding gun. Short, dark, brown hair, smoothed down to his right side, light blue eyes, pouting/ neutral expression.
Behind the man there is a building with the words ‘Casino Royale’ in white above a door. It is grey/ white and has a window above the door, smart layout. The building/ picture are in the shape of a slim woman with what looks like mid-length hair. There is also a smart silver car pulled up outside the building.
In front of the man, at about the height of his knee, there are the words ‘Casino Royale’ and a picture of a gun in a white typewriter font. The background is grey and there is dark grey writing below telling the reader about the company etc. You cannot see the man’s feet and you can probably see to about his ankles.
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There is a serious, wealthy looking man walking away from a casino. He is holding a gun by his side and is looking at towards something; maybe he is being watched/ chased. There is a classy and expensive looking car behind him, and may be his get-away vehicle or suggest that this is a wealthy area. The casino behind him looks mysterious and posh. The image of the casino behind him is in the shape of a woman. This suggests that there are woman involved and he may be a player or be in a relationship. The gun suggests that the man may be a criminal or be defending himself from others. It also suggests that this may be an unfortunate or violent area. The smart Shirt, tie, jacket and trousers he is wearing make him seem cool, sleek and wealthy. It also suggests that he may have to keep his appearance up for something, or he maybe got a sum of money for the wrong reason- the car may also suggest this. All of the colours in the picture are quite formal and classy, this suggests that everything is posh. The man is looking slightly guilty or like he has to be watching out for something.…...

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