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Steve McQueen Wanted Dead Or Alive

Steve McQueen achieved national recognition for his role as Josh Randall in the TV western WANTED DEAD OR ALIVE. The King of Cool parlayed his anti-hero persona in this series to win a lead in THE GREAT ESCAPE, which catapulted his name into the bright lights of Hollywood. His portrayal of a rebel sold well […]

Where’s The Peace?

My step-father’s farm lies about 200 kilometers north of Bangkok. Den annually harvests one rice crop. The rest of the year he tends to his roaming cattle. His house is small. A solar panel provides energy for a small TV, radio, light bulb, and fan. The sun falls fast on the rice fields and at […]

Ali McGraw – Chanel Promo

Ali McGraw was in LOVE STORY, but she shined in THE GETAWAY with Steve McQueen. They were a cool couple. And those were a cool time. ps Jim Thompson adapted his novel of the same title for the screenplay. Cool. Shot by Sam Peckinpah. Ali’s character Carol Ainsley McCoy betrays him. That still doesn’t stop […]

Steve McQueen How Cool

Steve McQueen was the coolest movie star ever. Sean Connery and Clint Eastwood are living icons, but Steve was the champion of cool. Dead or alive. As a child my brothers, sisters, and I attended Our Lady of the Foothills south of Boston. The parochial grammar school heavily tressed the Four Rs of reading, ‘riting, […]

Very Seriously Cool

Jacquiline Bisset Steve McQueen. BULLITT Steve had his hands full.