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The Devil at Your Heels (1981)

Devil at Your Heels, traces the trials of stuntman Ken Carter who attempts a death defying aerial jump in a car. Not content with a normal jump, Ken Carter attempts a jump from Canada to ... See full summary »

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Devil at Your Heels, traces the trials of stuntman Ken Carter who attempts a death defying aerial jump in a car. Not content with a normal jump, Ken Carter attempts a jump from Canada to the USA. Written by Nic Christodoulou <doctore@usa.net>

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The Late Show Presents: The Devil at Your Heels  »

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When Carter is on the phone with a promoter about being "the first civilian astronaut in space" he is re-enacting the phone call for the film production who were not there for the original call. This is evident as his finger is on the hook/cradle as the dial tone kept distracting him. See more »

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A truly, well, unique sort of film
27 March 2000 | by See all my reviews

Devil At Your Heels, or DAYH, is an amazing piece of work. Some argue it is fact, others fiction. I prefer to sit on the fence and simply marvel at the beauty that is the life of Ken Carter, the self-proclaimed world's best stuntman. He is good, if your definition of good is overweight, underprepared and gutless. In DAYH, Ken wants to jump a car from the USA to Canada. Why, only God knows. But he manages to get a ramp built and get his hands on a dodgy looking rocket car. All he has to do now is drive it up that ramp...which is the tricky part. A truly life-changing production, DAYH comes highly recommended. By me, anyway. And my mate Adam. He loves it too.


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