The Full Burn

The Full Burn

Ever watched a movie with an epic car wreck — or a 40-foot free fall, or an old-fashioned alligator tussle — and wondered how they do that? Well, you’ll get plenty of geeked-out clarity in The Full Burn, a fascinating chronicle of the Hollywood stunt world, including how author Kevin Conley got to do the whole-body-on-fire gag of the title. But the main draw is less the how than the who, like the guy who fell down the Mayan pyramid in a leather thong, or the matriarch of modern stuntwomen who thinks nothing of tending to a stranger who wrecked his motorcycle right outside her home. A-

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