Originally posted by Debbie_C Hey guys-For those of you who didn't know this Hal Needham's book Stuntman!: My Car-Crashing, Plane-Jumping, Bone-Breaking, Death-Defying Hollywood Life is now available for purchase on Amazon. Hal was a pioneer in the stunt industry, good friends with Burt Reynolds and the director of "Smokey and the Bandit" He has lead a very interesting life and this book is a "must-have' for Smokey and the Bandit fans. There is also a cool video of Hal you might want to check out. Hal is very interested in the Bandit Run. He appreciates what we do to keep his legend alive.