The True Adventures of the World’s Greatest Stuntman
Think you donâ€™t know Vic Armstrong? Wrong! Youâ€™ve seen his work in countless films. From performing the stunts in You Only Live Twice to directing action scenes in Thor, the Academy Award winning British-born Vic Armstrong has got some amazing stories to tell, and theyâ€™re all collected here in his autobiography The True Adventures of the Worldâ€™s Greatest Stuntman [Titan Books, May 2011, Â£18.99]
Featuring an introduction by Steven Spielberg, and over 900 previously unpublished on-set photos from Vicâ€™s own collection, this hugely entertaining movie memoir features exclusive contributions from many of Vicâ€™s colleagues and friends, including Harrison Ford, George Lucas, Martin Scorsese, Pierce Brosnan, Arnold Schwarzenegger, Angelina Jolie and Sir Christopher Lee.
A legend in the movie industry for 40 years, Vic Armstrong is in the Guinness Book of Records as the Worldâ€™s Most Prolific Stuntman. He has been stunt double for Indiana Jones, James Bond and Superman, and heâ€™s directed action scenes for three Bond movies, Mission Impossible 3, I Am Legend and The Green Hornet to name but a few. Heâ€™s currently second unit director on The Amazing Spider-man.
â€œBe warned, whenever Vic says â€˜I’ve got an ideaâ€™, something dangerous is about to happen. That’s why we love him.â€ - Angelina Jolie
â€œNo one does better action sequences than Vic. Some stunt co-ordinators are good with explosion scenes, some are good with car chases or gun battles. But Vic is a master of them all.â€ - Arnold Schwarzenegger
â€œVic was a great guy to work with on the Bond films and a legendary stuntmanâ€¦Heâ€™s the man.â€ - Pierce Brosnan