Roger is behind schedule shooting footage of a free-falling skydiver. Washed-up former champion Jack Sheldon is hired to do the jump but loses his nerve and cannot complete the scene. Unable to find a replacement jumper in time, Roger agrees to let Billy do the jump. Sheldon however has sabotaged his equipment and upon learning that Billy plans to use it, races to warn Dennis and Roger not to let Billy jump. Written by
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In the scene where Billy is free falling with a faulty parachute and is grabbed by Roger in mid-air, stunt skydiver Bill Cole was actually holding a mannequin with a blond wig made to look like Billy. Bill's chute opened in a bad manner, pinning his wrist behind the harness. While trying to free his wrist, Bill lost hold of the mannequin at 3000 feet. The mannequin fell harmlessly into the bay. See more