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By: "Katzin, Lee H"
Publisher: Autosports Marketing Associates: 2008
Seller ID: 37480
Condition: 0 illustrations
Released in 1971, ''Le Mans'' is an action film directed by Lee H. Katzin, starring Steve McQueen, based on the actual 24 Hours of Le Mans held in 1970.
Today, the film is still popular among race fans as it is a relatively accurate depiction of the era, with lots of racing but very little dialogue. In fact, the first 38 minutes depicting the arrival of McQueen's character, Michael Delaney, and the pre-race build-up has no dialogue at all. Because of this, and partly due to the American market's general low awareness of the Le Mans 24 Hour race, ...