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Two persons hugging during the death of Gil Delamare, 1966.

Two persons hugging during the death of Gil Delamare, 1966.
Two persons hugging during the death of Gil Delamare, 1966.
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Two persons hugging during the death of Gil Delamare, 1966.
Two persons hugging during the death of Gil Delamare, 1966.
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Two persons hugging during the death of Gil Delamare, 1966. Gil Delamare ( Gilbert-Yves Delamare of Villenaise of Chenevarin ) is a stuntman and actor French, born 14 October 1924 in Paris, and died at a waterfall on Tuesday 31 May 1966 the Bourget (Seine-Saint-Denis). Law student, Gil decides to 20 years everything behind to enter as a trapeze artist in a circus. Practicing parachuting, he co-world record holder in free fall (9509 meters). It will be the star of the film The Man-Bird of Jacques Dubourg falling and drifting with wings canvas. Stuntman renewing the genre, Gil Delamare will then career as a stunt unparalleled and specialist in special effects known in his time. During the filming of The Holy takes the lookout (1966) by Christian-Jaque , held on a portion of the Northern Highway in construction, one of the scenes in which he doubled Jean Marais included a spin. Unfortunately, the new coating was too catchy one. It would have been possible to cover the floor of gravel to facilitate slippage of the Renault Floride S Convertible Gil that was to lead, but they were too bright and would be seen. The pressing time, Gil Delamare nevertheless decided to continue with the stunt Gaston Woignez and Odile Astier at his side. Around 5:50 p.m., the car, instead of sliding, Ripa, an arm of the rear axle broke, threw the car went into barrels, ejecting passengers and trapping Gil, killing net. He was buried in the cemetery of Saint-Maur-des-Fosses (Val-de-Marne) with his girlfriend, actress and paratrooper Colette Duval. Photo taken: 2 June 1966

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