Contributed by: The James Bond Movie Encyclopedia by Steven Jay Rubin

American car that Bond (Roger Moore) steals from a Bangkok showroom in The Man with the Golden Gun. Chasing Scaramanga (Christopher Lee), with Sheriff J. W. Pepper (Clifton James) riding shotgun,, 007 races through town with half the Bangkok police on his tail. Outdistancing the local authorities, Bond finds himself on one side of a Thai river while Scaramanga and henchman Nick Nack (Hervé Villechaize) are inexplicably on the other. Spying a ruined bridge, Bond does the unthinkable, using the bridge’s twisted remains to make a 360-degree spiral jump across the river, landing perfectly on all four tires and continuing the chase.

Unfortunately, in my opinion, this incredible stunt, performed by British stunt driver Bumps Willard, was ruined when in post-production a kazoo sound effect was added over the jump. It served to cheapen what was actually one of the most incredible stunts ever performed on any film.


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