1968 Ford Mustang Bullitt GT Fastback Diecast and Steve Mcqueen Figure by Greenlight Hollywood

1968 Ford Mustang Bullitt GT Fastback Diecast and Steve Mcqueen Figure by Greenlight Hollywood

1968 Ford Mustang Bullitt GT Fastback Diecast and Steve Mcqueen Figure by Greenlight Hollywood

1:18 scale vehicle measures approximately 10″ x 3½” x 3½”. Steve McQueen figure is 1:18 scale and is static. The figure cannot be posed.
Limited Edition 2015 Greenlight Collectibles Limited Edition 1:18 Scale Die-Cast Vehicle Set.
Bullitt is a 1968 American dramatic thriller film directed by Peter Yates and produced by Philip D’Antoni. It stars Steve McQueen, Robert Vaughn and Jacqueline Bisset. The screenplay by Alan R. Trustman and Harry Kleiner was based on the 1963 novel, Mute Witness, by Robert L. Fish, writing under the pseudonym Robert L. Pike. Lalo Schifrin wrote the original jazz-inspired score, arranged for brass and percussion. Robert Duvall has a small part as a cab driver who provides information to McQueen.
The film was made by McQueen’s Solar Productions company, with his then-partner Robert E. Relyea as executive producer. Released by Warner Bros.-Seven Arts on October 17, 1968, the film was a critical and box office smash, later winning the Academy Award for Best Film Editing (Frank P. Keller) and receiving a nomination for Best Sound. Writers Trustman and Kleiner won a 1969 Edgar Award from the Mystery Writers of America for Best Motion Picture Screenplay. Bullitt is notable for its car chase scene through the streets of San Francisco, regarded as one of the most influential in movie history.
Two 1968 390 V8 Ford Mustang GT fastbacks (325 hp) with four-speed manual transmissions were used for the chase scene, both lent by the Ford Motor Company to Warner Bros. as part of a promotional agreement. The Mustangs’ engines, brakes and suspensions were heavily modified for the chase by veteran car racer Max Balchowsky. Ford also originally lent two Galaxie sedans for the chase scenes, but the producers found the cars too heavy for the jumps over the hills of San Francisco. They were replaced with two 1968 375 hp 440 Magnum V8-powered Dodge Chargers. The engines in both Chargers were left largely unmodified, but the suspensions were mildly upgraded to cope with the demands of the stunt work.
At the time of the film’s release, the car chase scene generated prodigious excitement. Leonard Maltin has called it a “now-classic car chase, one of the screen’s all-time best.” Emanuel Levy wrote in 2003 that, “Bullitt contains one of the most exciting car chases in film history, a sequence that revolutionized Hollywood’s standards.” In his obituary for Peter Yates, Bruce Weber wrote, “Mr. Yates’ reputation probably rests most securely on Bullitt (1968), his first American film – and indeed, on one particular scene, an extended car chase that instantly became a classic.” The editing of this scene likely won editor Frank P. Keller the Academy Award for Best Editing.
In 2007, Bullitt was selected for preservation in the United States National Film Registry by the Library of Congress, as “culturally, historically, or aesthetically significant”.

1968 Ford Mustang Bullitt GT Fastback Diecast and Steve Mcqueen Figure by Greenlight Hollywood

1968 Ford Mustang Bullitt GT Fastback Diecast and Steve Mcqueen Figure by Greenlight Hollywood


1968 Ford Mustang Bullitt GT Fastback Diecast and Steve Mcqueen Figure by Greenlight Hollywood

1968 Ford Mustang Bullitt GT Fastback Diecast and Steve Mcqueen Figure by Greenlight Hollywood

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