Thrilling Performances All in Day’s Work for Stunt Man (Nov, 1929)
Thrilling Performances All in Day’s Work for Stunt Man
Billie Bomar, flying stunt man, gambles with death for a profession. His job is to provide thrills.
HUNDREDS of spectators held their breath while Billie Bomar, stunt man of the Howard Flying Circus, crawled all over a plane that swooped, climbed and dove above the heads of the crowd below. Executing handstands on the wings, hanging from the fuselage of the landing gear by his toes, picking a handkerchief from the outstretched hand of a man on the ground and walking from one wing tip to the other without holding on were among the thrilling feats he accomplished. More than once a gasp of wonder escaped the thronged mass of persons watching the performance as Bomar flirted with instant death.