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Co-stars Steve McQueen and Candice Bergen during filming of "The Sand Pebbles" on Taiwan in 1965.

Co-stars Steve McQueen and Candice Bergen during filming of "The Sand Pebbles" on Taiwan in 1965.

The Sand Pebbles (1966) Engineer Jake Holman arrives aboard the gunboat U.S.S. San Pablo, assigned to patrol a tributary of the Yangtze in the middle of exploited and revolution-torn 1926 China. His iconoclasm and cynical nature soon clash with the "rice-bowl" system which runs the ship and the uneasy symbiosis between Chinese and foreigner on the river.

The Sand Pebbles (1966)

The Sand Pebbles (1966) Engineer Jake Holman arrives aboard the gunboat U.S.S. San Pablo, assigned to patrol a tributary of the Yangtze in the middle of exploited and revolution-torn 1926 China. His iconoclasm and cynical nature soon clash with the "rice-bowl" system which runs the ship and the uneasy symbiosis between Chinese and foreigner on the river.

Steve McQueen as Jake Holman, chef mécanicien dans "The Sand Pebbles"/"La Canonière du Yang Ysé", 1966, by Robert Wise. Sets in the revolution-torn 1926 China. Film humaniste. A voir absolument.

The Sand Pebbles (1966)

Steve McQueen as Jake Holman, chef mécanicien dans "The Sand Pebbles"/"La Canonière du Yang Ysé", 1966, by Robert Wise. Sets in the revolution-torn 1926 China. Film humaniste. A voir absolument.

Interesting trivia: Terrence Stephen "Steve" McQueen (Mar 24, 1930 – Nov 7, 1980). 1947 he joined US Marine Corps, promoted to PFC assigned to an armored unit. Initially, demoted to private 7 times, went AWOL by failing to return after a weekend pass had expired & spent 41 days in the brig. After he resolved to embrace the Marines' discipline. He saved the lives 5 other Marines on Arctic exercise, before tank fell through ice into sea. He served until 1950 & was honorably discharged.

Interesting trivia: Terrence Stephen "Steve" McQueen (Mar 24, 1930 – Nov 7, 1980). 1947 he joined US Marine Corps, promoted to PFC assigned to an armored unit. Initially, demoted to private 7 times, went AWOL by failing to return after a weekend pass had expired & spent 41 days in the brig. After he resolved to embrace the Marines' discipline. He saved the lives 5 other Marines on Arctic exercise, before tank fell through ice into sea. He served until 1950 & was honorably discharged.

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La Canonnière du Yang-Tsé

Steve McQueen & Candice Bergen in The Sand Pebbles, 1966                                                                                                                                                                                 Plus

La Canonnière du Yang-Tsé

The Sand Pebbles [Blu-ray] [Eng/Fre/Spa] [1966]

The Sand Pebbles [Blu-ray] [Eng/Fre/Spa] [1966]

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The Sand Pebbles (film) Gotta love Steve Mcqueen and a very young and beautiful Candice Bergen

The Sand Pebbles (film) Gotta love Steve Mcqueen and a very young and beautiful Candice Bergen

Steve McQueen, Richard Crenna | The Sand Pebbles | 1966 | as Jake Holman

Steve McQueen, Richard Crenna | The Sand Pebbles | 1966 | as Jake Holman

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The Sand Pebbles (1966)

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