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Cowboy Stuntman : From Olympic Gold to the Silver Screen
by Dean Smith and Mike Cox and James Garner


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Dean Smith has taken falls from galloping horses, engaged in fistfights with Kirk Douglas and George C. Scott, donned red wig and white tights to double Maureen O Hara, and taught Goldie Hawn how to talk like a Texan.
He s dangled from a helicopter over the skyscrapers of Manhattan while clutching a damsel in distress, hung upside down from a fake blimp 200 feet over the Orange Bowl, and replicated one of the most famous scenes in movie history by climbing on a thundering team of horses to stop a runaway stagecoach.  Read more...


 
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Overview

Dean Smith has taken falls from galloping horses, engaged in fistfights with Kirk Douglas and George C. Scott, donned red wig and white tights to double Maureen O Hara, and taught Goldie Hawn how to talk like a Texan.
He s dangled from a helicopter over the skyscrapers of Manhattan while clutching a damsel in distress, hung upside down from a fake blimp 200 feet over the Orange Bowl, and replicated one of the most famous scenes in movie history by climbing on a thundering team of horses to stop a runaway stagecoach.
" Cowboy Stuntman" chronicles the life and achievements of this colorful Texan and Olympic gold medal winner who spent a half century as a Hollywood stuntman and actor, appearing in ten John Wayne movies and doubling for a long list of actors as diverse as Robert Culp, Michael Landon, Steve Martin, Strother Martin, Robert Redford, and Roy Rogers."

 
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  • ISBN-13: 9780896727892
  • ISBN-10: 0896727890
  • Publisher: Texas Tech University Press
  • Publish Date: April 2013
  • Page Count: 249
  • Dimensions: 9.1 x 6.2 x 1.2 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 1.23 pounds


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