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Stuntman! : my car-crashing, plane-jumping, bone-breaking, death-defying Hollywood life

Author: Hal Needham
Publisher: New York : Little, Brown, ©2011.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Legendary stuntman Hal Needham bares all in this new memoir that chronicles his car-crashing, plane-jumping, bone-breaking, death-defying Hollywood life.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Hal Needham; Hal Needham; Hal Needham; Hal Needham
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Hal Needham
ISBN: 9780316078993 0316078999
OCLC Number: 548642135
Notes: Includes index.
Description: viii, 307 pages, [16] pages of plates : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: Sharecropper's son --
The making of a stuntman --
Bullshit doesn't photograph --
Don't be afraid to take a chance to make a big impression --
If you're booked to burn, you can't drown --
"Get it done, Needham" --
Movies of war and real war --
A horse named pie : and horses I've known and horses I've owned --
Just tell me what you want, not how to do it --
Busier than a one-legged man in an ass-kicking contest --
A few good men --
The McQ cannon --
Jumping cars and flying boats --
From the outhouse to the penthouse --
Smokey and the Bandit is born --
Ain't nobody can fly a car like Hooper --
Breaking the sound barrier : 739.666 miles per hour! --
The real Cannonball Run --
NASCAR and setting trends.
Responsibility: Hal Needham.

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The highest-paid Hollywood stuntman of the 1960s and 70s and director of the classic Smokey and the Bandit tells incredible stories from his high-speed, high impact life.  Read more...

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