Steve McQueen: The Life and Legend of a Hollywood Icon by Marshall Terrill,Peter O. Whitmer

By Marshall Terrill,Peter O. Whitmer

Steve McQueen takes us on a trip as his harrowing and painful formative years is laid naked, via his glittering profession, and correct as much as his heroic conflict with melanoma and dramatic demise in Mexico. It chronicles the great with the gruesome, revealing the good strength McQueen wielded. It gains a number of behind-the-scenes tales from a few of his (and cinema's) maximum motion pictures, together with The brilliant Seven, the nice get away, The Sand Pebbles, The Thomas Crown Affair, Bullitt, The Getaway, and Papillon. The book's triumph is the best way the writer explores McQueen in complete via his larger-than-life exploits yet as vital, the lesser recognized, humanitarian part of the Hollywood legend. It additionally captures the elemental essence of what made McQueen cinema's "King of Cool."

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