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McQueen, Christopher Sandford

McQueen, Christopher Sandford


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Paperback. Pub Date :2002-10-07 Pages: 512 Language: English Publisher: HarperCollins UK A full and frank portrait of the complex man behind the icon of cool.Steve McQueen. one of the first cool film stars. remains a cultural icon the world over. His image is used to sell everything from cars. to beer. to a range of dolls. From the Cincinnati Kid to Frank Bullitt. Tom Crown to Papillon. his roles exemplified a certain school of male charm. as well as grit and a hint of menace.McQueen was born in 1930 into a poor Mid-western family to a highly strung mother and truant father. In and out of reform school from a young age. he was eventually made a ward of court and the resulting sense of abandonment never left him His big break came with the TV Saga Wanted:.. Dead or Alive and the now cult-classic B-movie The Blob Just two years later he was one of the leading lights of tinselt...

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