Angus Lennie has died aged 84
The 84-year-old star passed away at a nursing home in Acton, west London last night , the Daily Record newspaper reports. The Glasgow-born actor was best known for playing Flying Officer Ives 'The Mole' alongside Steve McQueen as Hilts 'The Cooler King' and James Garner as Hendley 'The Scrounger' in the classic wartime drama.
Tue Sep 02, 2014
Welshman whose heroics inspired The Great Escape dies aged 93
Ken Rees tried to tunnel his way out of Stalag Luft and narrowly escaped being shot after the plot was discovered Steve McQueen, whose iconic role in The Great Escape was said to be inspired by Welsh war pilot Ken Rees A Welsh pilot believed to have been the inspiration for Steve McQueen's character in The Great Escape has died aged 93. Mr Rees, ... (more)
'The only things we've got in common is that we both annoyed the...
Monsters, motorbikes, planes and the cheeky word 'buttock'! How Angelina wore her children's artwork on custom bridal gown as family took center stage at wedding to Brad Groom spends his wedding night in jail after sparking mass brawl when he 'hit on pregnant waitress and tried to pour liquor down her throat' on riverboat reception Fetus found in ... (more)
Thu Aug 28, 2014
Why my dad was cinema's Mr Mean by Steve McQueen's son
On screen, Steve McQueen was the King of Cool. With his blond hair, blazing blue eyes and chiselled features, his face was more eloquent than any of the lines written for him in hit movies such as The Great Escape, Bullitt, Getaway and The Thomas Crown Affair.
Steve McQueen name triples Ferrari's value
It's no surprise that a beautiful 1967 Ferrari would be worth a lot of money. Ferraris often are.
The Globe and Mail
Nine great movie car chases
With the summer movie scene coming to a close, here's an arbitrary guide to the greatest car chase sequences in film history: High Sierra : This film marked Humphrey Bogart's debut as a leading man opposite Ida Lupino in this Raoul Walsh film-noir classic.
Sacramento Bee Newspaper
'Creep' director brings Hollywood heat home to Nevada County
Mark Duplass stars in "Creep," directed and co-written by Grass Valley native Patrick Brice, who also appears in the film.
Wed Aug 27, 2014
Voice of the people
Congratulations to the city and Visitors Center for roping in a couple of New Mexico rodeo events this fall.
Tue Aug 26, 2014
Steve McQueen's 'The Cincinnati Kid,' shot in New Orleans, gets local screening; plus more movie events
Steve McQueen's "The Cincinnati Kid," which was shot in New Orleans, gets the spotlight this week as part of the Historic New Orleans Collection's monthly discussion and screening series focusing on notable Louisiana-made films.
Mon Aug 25, 2014
The Indian Express
The priority ought to be to collectively deliberate on how to confront the present and clear danger posed by the IS.
Remembering Richard Attenborough: A look at 'The Sand Pebbles'
Lord Richard Attenborough was a titan of the British film industry, with a career that spanned over six decades.
Tue Aug 19, 2014
Ford targets sideways inclined youngsters with the drifter-designed Mustang RTR
The Ford Mustang is not only one of the most iconic cars in the world, it's also one of the most versatile.
Mon Aug 18, 2014
Steve McQueen's grandson turns back on Hollywood - to make it as non-league footballer
Chase McQueen, whose grandad starred in The Magnificent Seven and The Great Escape, keeps goal for Cheshunt FC in Isthmian League Division One North The grandson of movie legend Steve McQueen has turned his back on Hollywood - to try to make it as a non-league footballer in England.
Steve Mcqueen's Ferrari Fetches $10 Million
A vintage sports car bought by Hollywood icon Steve Mcqueen while shooting classic cop movie Bullitt has sold for $10 million , almost $2 million less than experts hoped.