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STUNTMAN'S A TRU HERO DARING Wanstead stuntman Steve Truglia was nominated for two dramatic awards at last week's British Soap Awards 2004. http://www.wansteadandwoodfordguardian.co.uk/display.var.492753.0..php

BRITISH STUNTMAN STEVE TRUGLIA PREPARES FOR WORLD RECORD FIRE BURN IT'S goodbye, David Blaine, and hello to a red hot male who has performed a fantastic stunt which is definitely no illusion. http://www.redbridgeindependent.co.uk/news/localnews/display.var.428830.0.steves_all_fired_up.phpl

HARRISON FORD CHEATS DEATH IN MOVIE STUNT GONE WRONG Harrison Ford is lucky to be alive after a stunt for his latest movie "Hollywood Homicide" went awry and his speeding car smashed into a wall, The ENQUIRER learned. http://www.nationalenquirer.com/stories/feature.cfm?instanceid=54459

EDDIE KIDD RECOVERY The former motorcycle ace stunt rider Eddie Kidd, who was left severely injured after an accident, says a British invention is speeding his recovery. http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/england/1690339.stm

CURTIS RIVERS BUNGEE RECORD A professional stuntman has broken the world record for bungee jumping from a hot-air balloon. Curtis Rivers, 32, lept from a balloon 49,869 feet (15,200 metres) above Andalucia, Spain, while attached to an elastic rope. http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/england/1977778.stm

STUNTMAN TAKES FREEZER TEST A professional stuntman is preparing for a world record-breaking parachute jump - by sitting in a freezer.
Curtis Rivers plans to break a 45-year-old record and make the longest jump ever, spending a full hour falling through the air from 33,000 feet.

DWARF TOSSING ILLEGAL! A tiny stuntman who protested against a French ban on the little-known sport of "dwarf-tossing" has lost his case before a United Nations human rights committee.

Are there any big action films being made? Take a trip the big studios in the UK.

French film-maker Luc Besson has been placed under official investigation by authorities after the death of a cameraman during filming of a car stunt.
A judge will decide whether Mr Besson should be charged with manslaughter after the cameraman was hit by a stunt car while filming Taxi 2 in 1999.

STUNTMAN DIES ON WILLIS FLICKTragedy has struck the set of Bruce Willis s latest action flick Tears of the Sun. A skydiver hired for stunt work on the Navy SEALs drama starring Willis and Italian beauty Monica Bellucci , is presumed dead Thursday after disappearing in the Pacific Ocean.

RUSSIAN ACTOR FALLS TO DEATH IN FILM STUNT MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russian actor and film director Andrei Rostotsky was killed when he fell from a rope while performing a stunt on Russia's Black Sea coast, news agencies said on Monday.http://in.news.yahoo.com/020506/64/1nfcr.html

STUNTMAN DIES ON SEAGAL FILM Authorities to Launch an Investigation of Seagal Film Set . On Aug. 18, the fateful scene called for Chris Lamon, 35, and another stuntman to jump out of the back doors of an upside-down van, Variety reports. Lamon, who had been performing dangerous maneuvers for 14 years, allegedly hit his head when he leaped from the moving vehicle. http://abcnews.go.com/sections/entertainment/DailyNews/segal000828.html

MAN KILLED IN CATAPULT STUNT A student died after being flung 100 feet into the air by a huge catapult. http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/england/2510573.stm

2003 WORLD STUNT AWARDS Will the Brits win again at the Stunt Awards?

Information on British Stunt People, Resource Links, Articles, Interviews etc..

The 10 best stunts ever pulled Stunt veteran Vic Armstrong has performed and coordinated some of the most dangerous film sequences in recent memory. But which, The Guardian asked him, are the riskiest and most innovative of all time? http://www.guardian.co.uk/arts/fridayreview/story/0,12102,844436,00.html

Interview with Andreas Petrides

TheForce.net's Joshua Griffin got a chance to speak to one of the men behind the stunt's of Obi-Wan Kenobi in The Phantom Menace. Read on for his thoughts on the prequels, and reliving fun experiences of the past and why he isn't in Episode II.

Interview With Joss Gower Anakin/Qui-Gon stunt performer - and more!
T'bones Star wars Universe, Everthing for the Star Wars Enthusiast

Interview with Tomb Raider Stunt Coordinator Simon Crane
The world-renowned stuntman and stunt coordinator talks about how cell phones mess up pyrotechnics, and how he dealt with Jolie wanting to do all her own stunts...

Interviews with Vic And Simon in the French Alps
Vic Armstrong, the 2nd Unit Director, talks about the logistical implications of shooting in the French Alps. Simon Crane, Stunt Co-ordinator, talks about the 'flying machines' in the Alps' chase sequences.

An Interview with stuntman Roy Alon
This is part of a much longer interview featured in the first edition of STUNTS magazine. http://www.bondpix.com/roy_alon.htm

An Interview with Nick Wilkinson
Jon Aunty Stunts Magazine talks to Nick

Greg Powell Interview
Jon Aunty Stunts Magazine talks to Greg

Doug Robinson Interview
Jon Aunty Stunts Magazine talks to Doug

Eunice Huthart Interview
Jon Aunty Stunts Magazine talks to Doug

Doubling Double-Oh Seven. An interview with Wade Eastwood
Only one man on Earth has a harder job than James Bond 007, and that man is Bond's stunt double.

Bridget Jones's Diary
Short Interview with Peter Brayham-About Half Way Down

The Avengers Forever!
British stunt names & faces from the Sixties Pages 4-7

The Prisoner.
A retrospective of Frank Maher, stunt co-ordinator for hit cult classic.

MHN's Interview with Peter Diamond
In part 1 of this interview over on TheForce Peter talked about his role in all three Star Wars movie, how he got into stunt work and reaction to Episode I. Today, he share's more in this look inside the exciting and daring world of Indiana Jones.

BBC Interview Paul Weston and stunt girl Lucy Allen for MESSIAH 2
Stunt co-ordinator Paul Weston is very clear about his mission statement on MESSIAH 2 - VENGEANCE IS MINE - "My job is to do what the script and the director ask for as spectacularly - and as safely as possible," he says simply.

Stuntman to the stars
Vic Armstrong Interview for Die Another Day & Gangs Of New York



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