The True Adventures of the World's Greatest Stuntman: My Life as Indiana Jones, James Bond, Superman and Other Movie Heroes (Hardback)
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The True Adventures of the World's Greatest Stuntman: My Life as Indiana Jones, James Bond, Superman and Other Movie Heroes (Hardback)

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Hardback 384 Pages / Published: 20/05/2011
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Think you don't know Vic Armstrong? Wrong! You've seen his work in countless films. He's been stunt double for James Bond, Indiana Jones and Superman, and he's directed action scenes for 3 Bond movies, "Mission Impossible 3", "I Am Legend" and the upcoming "Thor", to name but a few. He's got a lot of amazing stories to tell, and they're all here in this, the movie memoir of the year.

Publisher: Titan Books Ltd
ISBN: 9781848568747
Number of pages: 384
Weight: 835 g
Dimensions: 242 x 161 x 33 mm


MEDIA REVIEWS
"No CGI can match what Vic can accomplish" - Steven Spielberg

"Vic is The Man" - Pierce Brosnan

"Vic Armstrong is, of course, a legend" - Martin Scorsese

"This is the best and most original behind-the-scenes book I have read in years, gripping and revealing. Vic Armstrong is modest, humorous and wry - altogether brilliant company." - Roger Lewis, Daily Mail

"[A] page-turner... I couldn't put it down! I had a great time reading this book and give it my highest recommendation." - Leonard Maltin

"[Vic has] been this unheralded savior of movie magic for decades, and hearing how he makes the incredible credible is a must for any film fan." - Hollywood.com

"Armstrong's a fascinating guy and a straight shooter. His book is fantastic." - Ain't It Cool News

"The man is a legend in the industry... [A] mind-blowing, must-read biography." - Movies.com

"The movie memoir of the year!" - SciFi Mafia

"[Vic] talks to you like he's your cool uncle, or the uncle you wished you had, really down to earth, but at the same time you can tell he's got a twinkle in his eye as he's talking..." - Geek Six

"A hell of a read." - Film School Rejects

"The key to an entertaining autobiography is a combination of good stories to tell and a distinctive life; Armstrong has them both." - Library Journal

"Armstrong has done it all." - Empire

"A spills'n'thrills ride through a fast-forward life in pictures." - The Times

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“Not as good as it should be”

I struggled a little with this. It's interesting enough but not overly detailed. More about who he met than what he did. After awhile the name dropping gets a bit waring.

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