Original director John Sturges and Steve McQueen relax during the filming of the movie Le Mans. The cost of paying for this film almost bankrupted McQueen and eventually led to the break-up of his marriage. Unknown photographer.
Travis Rice dropped off via helicopter at the top of a mountain in Alaska, USA, on 2 May, 2010, footage from Red Bull/Brainfarm’s ‘Art of Flight 3D’ film.
A still from a 1955 British Pathé newsreel titled “World’s Most Dangerous Sport”, filmed in Bavaria, Germany. Notice that the driver of the Porsche 550 Spyder wears a helmet but the skiers do not.
Roger Moore driving his submarine Lotus Esprit out of the water in the James Bond film “The Spy Who Loved Me”, 1977.
Pierre Frolle diving to a Douglas DC-3 sunk for the movie “Into The Blue” off the coast of Nassau, Bahamas. The DC-3 was smashed by a hurricane, so pieces of it are all over the area.
Rare behind the scenes photo of The Empire Strikes Back with Mark Hamill as Luke Skywalker.
The famous chase scene from ‘The Hunter’ (1980). Three 1979 Pontiac Grand Prixs were used during the chase up the Marina City West Tower parking garage. One of the cars, which was used in the stunt where the car dives out of the West Tower on the 17th floor, was fitted with a accelerator lock fixed to the trunk; the car was later salvaged from the Chicago River.
Six camera crews filmed the car dive including one from a hovering helicopter. In the original script - the fugitive Bernardo was supposed to survive the crash but the producers changed the script where the impact of the Grand Prix was too severe.
National Geographic Channel teamed up with engineers, scientists, and balloon pilots to make a life-size replica of Pixar’s floating house from movie, “Up”.