The script belonging to actor Steve McQueen for The Great Escape which is covered in his suggestions for scenes and his character has sold for ten times its estimate.
McQueen's personal script for the classic 1963 war film was estimated to fetch £4,000 at auction but sold for a whopping £40,325 ($50,000).
It was one of 18 McQueen scripts being sold by a collector who knew McQueen at Heritage Auctions in America. The whole collection had an estimate of £50,000 but smashed the expected price, making a total of £203,343 ($252,125). « less