Eight months after working on the film The Omen, special effects consultant and designer John Richardson suffered injuries in a head-on car collision in Holland that killed his assistant, Liz Moore. A road sign by the crash read: Ommen, 66.6 km.
Richardson was in Holland working on the war film “A Bridge Too Far,” along with a colleague from the set of “The Omen,” stuntman Alf Joint. While performing a standard stunt on “A Bridge Too Far,” jumping off of a rooftop into a large inflatable cushion below, Joint slipped awkwardly and was badly hurt. He later told friends he felt like he had been pushed.