SOURCE: Jules Verne Festival
A Star-Studded Evening: THE KING OF COOL RETURNS TO HOLLYWOOD With a Special Screening of BULLITT
HOLLYWOOD, CA–(Marketwire – October 12, 2010) –
Thursday November 11, 2010 @ 7pm – Arclight Hollywood, Cinerama Dome – 6360 W. Sunset Blvd, Hollywood, CA 90028
November 2010 will mark 30 years since Steve McQueen’s untimely passing at age 50. Jules Verne Festival creators Jean-Christophe Jeauffre and Frédéric Dieudonné (www.julesverne.org) proudly announce THE OFFICIAL 30TH ANNIVERSARY TRIBUTE TO STEVE McQUEEN, welcoming to the stage the McQueen family, the cast of BULLITT and special guest stars.
His son Chad McQueen will accept the Jules Verne Légendaire Award to the late Steve McQueen on his behalf. Celebrities confirmed in attendance: actress, costar and former wife Ali MacGraw, music composer Lalo Schifrin, actor and costar Robert Vaughn and many more!
Steve McQueen would be 80 years old today. The heartfelt celebration will commemorate the King of Cool with a red carpet event, a Jules Verne Légendaire Award Presentation and a special screening of the iconic Bullitt.
THE STEVE McQUEEN TRIBUTE EVENT is the 6th installment of the JULES VERNE LEGENDAIRE AWARDS, celebrating Legendary Movies and Stars. Previous celebrations have included Blade Runner, The Birds, 2001: A Space Odyssey, Some Like it Hot, and hosted honorees George Lucas, James Cameron, Tippi Hedren, Harrison Ford, Tony Curtis and many more!
STEVE McQUEEN (1930-1980) American actor and race car driver, regarded as a Classic American Legend and best known for his roles in The Great Escape, The Thomas Crown Affair, Bullitt, Papillon and The Towering Inferno.
BULLITT (1968) Starring: Steve McQueen, Jacqueline Bisset, Robert Vaughn, Robert Duvall. Music by Lalo Schifrin. Directed by Peter Yates. A Warner Bros. production.
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