The Intense Rivalries of “The Magnificent Seven”

Steve McQueen just never stopped trying to steal Yul Brynner’s scenes

Poster for the original film. Source: wikipedia

Ever since his death in 1980 at the age of 50, Steve McQueen’s reputation as the King of Cool has grown and grown. Black-and-white photos of McQueen’s lean, weather-beaten face squinting into the sun compete with vivid color images of him straddling a motorcycle or climbing out of a race car, his eyes startling…

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Nancy Bilyeau

Passionate about history, pop culture, the perfect bagel. Author of 5 historical novels. Latest book: ‘Dreamland’ www.nancybilyeau.com