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Steve McQueen : the great escape

Author: Wes D Gehring
Publisher: Indianapolis, Ind. : Indiana Historical Society Press, 2009.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The poster-child victim of a dysfunctional family from Beech Grove, Indiana, Steve McQueen experienced an unsettled early life with a rebellious and alcoholic mother. McQueen channeled his difficult childhood into a masterful career on screen portraying tough, self-sufficient characters in such iconic films as The Magnificent Seven (1960), The Great Escape (1963), The Sand Pebbles (1966), Bullitt (1968). Gehring  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Biography
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Gehring, Wes D.
Steve McQueen.
Indianapolis, Ind. : Indiana Historical Society Press, 2009
(DLC) 2009007007
Named Person: Steve McQueen; Steve McQueen
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Wes D Gehring
ISBN: 9780871953339 0871952793 9780871952790 0871953331
OCLC Number: 857934005
Description: 1 online resource (xxxvi, 272 pages) : illustrations
Contents: Dysfunctional beginnings --
New York, on the road, back to New York --
Neile Adams, Broadway, and beyond --
A John Sturges trilogy --
Between the trilogy pictures --
1960s stardom, despite some under-the-radar movies --
Another pivotal trilogy: "What the hell happened?" --
A neglected comedy, Hollywood murders, and vanity racing --
From Peckinpah to Papillon, plus a real "Love story" --
The strange final years --
Epilogue.
Responsibility: Wes D. Gehring.

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The poster-child victim of a dysfunctional family from Beech Grove, Indiana, Steve McQueen experienced an unsettled early life with a rebellious and alcoholic mother. McQueen channeled his difficult childhood into a masterful career on screen portraying tough, self-sufficient characters in such iconic films as The Magnificent Seven (1960), The Great Escape (1963), The Sand Pebbles (1966), Bullitt (1968). Gehring explores how McQueen rose from his days as a troubled youth into one of Hollywood's top box-office stars, and how he attempted to ease the lives of other troubled youth. Gehring delves.

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