The goodness of Steve McQueen’s heart: On the set of final film ‘The Hunter’

“Magnificent Seven” star Steve McQueen’s widow Barbara Minty bluntly reflects, “‘The Hunter’ was not as much fun as Steve’s previous film ‘Tom Horn’ — the former was more of a ‘city’ movie. I don’t know where or why the thought came over me, but I had the distinct feeling that ‘The Hunter’ was going to be Steve’s last picture.” Here the jovial couple are pictured during the disco-fueled summer of 1978 in Malibu. Image Credit: The Barbara Minty McQueen Collection / appears in “Steve McQueen: The Last Mile…Revisited”

Barbara Minty McQueen came face-to-face with future spouse Steve McQueen in July 1977 after receiving a phone call from Nina Blanchard in Los Angeles. The modeling agent told her client that the “King of Cool” had spotted her in a Club Med advertisement while he was aboard an airplane and wanted her to audition for the role of a Native American princess in his…

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Jeremy Roberts

Jeremy Roberts

Retro pop culture interviews & lovin’ something fierce sustain this University of Georgia Master of Agricultural Leadership alum. Email: jeremylr@windstream.net