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Paperback edition of Vic Armstrong's biography book

By: Anders Frejdh
Vic Armstrong My Life as James Bond paperback
The paperback edition of Vic Armstrong's excellent autobiography My Life as Indiana Jones, James Bond, Superman and Other Action Heroes (essential reading for all James Bond scholars!) is published by Titan Books.

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Think you don't know Vic Armstrong? You've seen his work in countless films. He's been stunt double for James Bond and Indiana Jones, and he's directed action scenes for three James Bond movies, Mission Impossible 3 and Thor, to name but a few. He's got a lot of amazing stories to tell, and they're all here in this acclaimed memoir, now updated with Vic's work on The Amazing Spider-Man!

The first edition of Vic Armstrong's autobiography was published in hardback in May 2011.

Comments from the press about the book:
"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."

"Vic has been this unheralded saviour of movie magic for decades, and hearing how he makes the incredible credible is a must for any film fan."

"A funny, thrilling, insightful and maddening look into the dirty and dangerous work that makes a movie so damn exciting."

"If you're a movie buff, action aficionado, or just a fan of genre classics, this is a book absolutely worth your while."

"A Hollywood memoir packed with on-set tidbits as our man jumps from balconies, slides under cars and sets himself on fire." -Loaded

"Armstrong has done it all. He has an Oscar... a BAFTA and a This Is Your Life red book. He is justly proud of his filmography and his legacy." -Empire

"As a collection of Hollywood anecdotes, it's brilliant." -SFX Magazine

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

"If you've seen a movie stunt in the last 40 years and thought, 'That f*****g ruled,' it was probably Vic Armstrong." -Vanity Fair

"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." -Daily Mail

"This book is fun and easy to read, it s written with passion and most noticeably from the perspective a fan of movies, one of the many reasons I couldn t put it down." -City of Films

Book details:
Paperback: 368 pages
Publisher: Titan Books
Language: English
ISBN-10: 0857689142
ISBN-13: 978-0857689146
Dimensions: 13 x 2.3 x 19.8 cm

About the authors:
Vic Armstrong is in the Guinness Book of Records as the World's Most Prolific Stuntman. In a career spanning over four decades, he has become a legend in the movie industry, winning an Oscar for Technical Achievement, a BAFTA for Outstanding British Contribution to Cinema, and his own star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. More information about Vic Armstrong's fabulous career on his official website.

Robert Sellers is the author of several books, including a biography on Sean Connery. Sellers is also the author of The Battle for Bond, a brilliant book with previously unpublished Bond history.

Editor's note::
Vic Armstrong worked with Swedish actor Dolph Lundgren on Cover Up (1991), Universal Soldier (1992), Joshua Tree (1993) and Johnny Mnemonic (1995).

For other posts featuring Vic Armstrong on From Sweden with Love, click here.

Order the paperback edition of My Life as Indiana Jones, James Bond, Superman and Other Action Heroes: The True Adventures of the World's Greatest Stuntman from Amazon UK.



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