Peter Foy, the founder of Flying By Foy, passed away on Friday, February 18, 2005, at the age of 79. Born in England, Foy came to the United States from London in 1950 to stage the flying for a Broadway production of Peter Pan, starring Jean Arthur and Boris Karloff. Foy's services and the flying equipment were provided by Kirby's Flying Ballets, a British company hired by the show's producers after they discovered that virtually no theatrical flying had been performed in the United States ...
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