Books & Films
McQueens Machines (BK2725)
Steve McQueen is one of the iconic legends of Screen - even 25 years after his death he is still a great. He had a life-long love of fast vehicles, building his first hot-rod before he could legally drive. He rode motorcycles as a student in Greenwich V
This book tells the actor's story through the eyes of those who knew him best: family, friends, co-stars and business associates. Written in passage format, each person brings a different view to the man and legend.
Steve McQueen. A life in Pictures (BK3484)
Steve McQueen lived the American dream. He went from reform school to cinema stardom, from doing odd jobs to being the best paid actor in Hollywood; from local motor races to the Le Mans 24 Hours.
When well known jazz photographer William Claxton met McQueen, he was transfixed. According to Claxton, the actor was street-smart, animal-like, non-intellectual and hip.
This lavishly illustrated book devotes nearly 500 pages to Steve McQueens career and tracks his journey from juvenile delinquent, to Marine, to an aspiring actor breaking into Hollywood, until he became a global superstar.
Unseen McQueen (BK4277)
Award-winning photographer Barry Feinstein is remembered for his compelling images of the entertainment industrys greatest stars. As Dave Brolan writes in his introduction to this stunning volume, Barry was a brilliant documentary photographer with the eye of a fine artist.
Steve McQueen. Man On The Edge (DVD578)
This documentary studies the 'unconventional' star of Hollywood, Steve McQueen. He was often accused of being 'distant' and 'anti-social', but his skill and commitment as an actor were second to none.