Steve McQueen scripts sell for £200,000.

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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.<br />
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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).<br />
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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).