STEVE MCQUEEN BULLITT 1968 JAPAN POSTER Original

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  • Sold Date: Apr 06, 2008
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Bullitt " Very rare JAPANESE version,Original, B2 size( 515mm×728mm) , issued in 1968 for the original theatrical release. Steve McQueen .

Bullitt is a 1968 thriller film starring Steve McQueen . It was distributed by Warner Bros.

The director was Peter Yates . The story was adapted for the screen by Alan Trustman and Harry Kleiner , based on the novel titled Mute Witness ( 1963 ) by Robert L. Fish (aka Robert L. Pike). Lalo Schifrin wrote the original music score , a memorable mix of jazz , brass and percussion .

The movie won the Academy Award for Best Film Editing ( Frank P. Keller ) and was nominated 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 most-remembered for its central car chase scene through the streets of downtown San Francisco , one of the earliest and most influential car chase sequences in movie history. [1] The scene had Bullitt in a dark "Highland Green" 1968 Ford Mustang G.T.390 Fastback, chasing two hit-men in a "Tuxedo Black" 1968 Dodge Charger R/T 440 Magnum. (In honor of the Mustang in the film, the Ford Motor Company produced a limited edition 2001 Ford Mustang GT "Bullitt Mustang," which took styling cues from the '68 movie car and even mimicked its exhaust note).

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