May 7, 2017

Freebie and the Bean, Part 2

Here are some action shots from "Freebie and the Bean" (1974).







Below: In this car jump, Jim Nickerson is the driver, and Gray Johnson is the passenger.


Below: The timing for this train jump was perfect.





Below: This truck turnover was performed by Ted Duncan.





Below: Chuck Bail is behind the wheel for this dive bomb car stunt.



Below: Nice van crash using the "tow and release" method.



Below: The van just barely misses Chuck Bail and Whitey Hughes (bottom right).




Feb 12, 2017

Mike McGaughy

 
Michael Henry McGaughy (1951 - 2007) worked as a stuntman specializing in westerns. He started saddle bronc riding at the age of 16. Mike was a member of the Stuntmen's Association and the Professional Rodeo Cowboys Association. Some of Mike's credits include "The Outlaw Josey Wales" (1976), "Escape from New York" (1981), "Red Dawn" (1984), "Silverado" (1985), "Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade" (1989), "The Fugitive" (1993), and the TV series, "Deadwood" (2004).



Below: Mike (2nd from right) played "Homer" in "The Townie" episode of "The Waltons" (1973). On the left are actors Richard Thomas, Sissy Spacek, and Nicholas Hammond.



Below: Doubling Robert Carradine, Mike performed some great horse stunts in "The Long Riders" (1980).




Below: Mike (far left) appeared in Clint Eastwood's, "Pale Rider" (1985).



Below: Mike (right) also appeared in "Wild Wild West" (1999).