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After our pioneering work with him on 'GoldenEye', top stunt coordinator Wayne Michaels naturally looked to the expertise of the OSF to engineer this potentially very dangerous stunt - and at just a weeks notice - after the bungee team initially approached lost the confidence of the BBC.

The scene called for several bungee jumps from a crane reaching out over the sea from the top of a 300 foot cliff in Cornwall - 450 foot in total - with the last jump being a dummy drop into the water.

Challenges included tides, weather, the precarious cliff top siting of the crane, and especially wind (the location was next to a wind farm!).

However, we successfully provided the director, Jonathan Gershfield, with better action shots than he had dared expect - all in our customary 'production budget friendly' single takes - and in one day!

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