The important thing is to have your identity, but never blow your obscurity. That’s the key to the kingdom. —Steve McQueen
Steve McQueen and his stuntman for The Great Escape, Bud Ekins, on a break during the Mojave desert motorcycle race, 1963.
photographed by John Dominis.
"Whenever Steve travelled, it was always with a six-pack of beer in a cooler. He had bought his 57 Ford pickup from a migrant farm worker, and acquired a number of vehicles in similar circumstances, flagging down the driver for an on-the-spot roadside deal." - Barbara McQueen