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Steve McQueen immortalized by William Claxton

                           Taschen Books Steve McQueen by William Claxton Born in California, Claxton’s works included a book of photographs of Steve McQueen. Claxton died on October 11, 2008; Steve McQueen (1930 1980) was one of America’s favourite film idols. But the star of such films as The Great Escape, Love with the Proper Stranger, Nevada Smith, The Getaway, and Papillon was largely a mystery off-screen. These photos, taken over a six-year period during the 1960s by one of the actor’s best friends, show the hidden McQueen: tender, sensitive, and unpredictable life.... Read More