From the manual: 1 Pause button
Press pause at any time to pause the game.
The pause screen will show your score, lives and mission number.
SELECTING WEAPONS IN PAUSE MODE:
Bond can use three different weapons - missles, grenades and rapid shots.
2 Directional button (D-button)
Left/right - Bond moves left/right
Down - Bond ducks
DIRECTIONAL BUTTON IF ON LADDER
Left/right - bond faces left/right
Left/right held down - Bond jumps off ladder left/right
Up/down - Bond climbs ladder
3 Button 1
Makes Bond jump
With down - Bond slides down the ladder
With up - Stops Bond from sliding down the ladder
4 Button 2
Makes Bond fire
Followed by Button 1 - Fires selected weapon