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Don Nunley spent much of his career in the film industry with credits as property master, set decorator, and production designer. He’s been a member of the Motion Picture Academy of Arts and Sciences since 1977 and worked on films including: Save the Tiger, Little Big man, Deer Hunter and with Steve McQueen on Le Mans. He started the first product placement agency and placed products including Tom Cruise’s Ray-Ban sunglasses in Top Gun and Coors Beer in ET. His latest venture is a new book he co-authored with Marshall Terrill titled Steve McQueen, Le Mans in the Rearview Mirror. It’s a behind the scenes look and story about the iconic film including many unseen photos from the making of the classic film written by Don who was the property manager on the film and who was there, experiencing the ride of his life.
“It doesn’t hurt to try something that you don’t know anything about because you’ll learn.” – Inspired by John Wooden
CAREER & LIFE CHALLENGES
Taking on writing his first book and then going back in his memory to the experiences he had while being the Property Master on the movie Le Mans.
AH HA MOMENT
Meeting with his co-author Marshall Terril and seeing his enthusiasm about the project.
BEST WRITING ADVICE
Once you have the idea start and don’t stop.
Steve McQueen: A Tribute To The King of Cool by Marshal Terrill
Steve McQueen: Le Mans In The Rear View Mirror by Don Nunley and Marshall Terrill
The Dyslexic Advantage by Brock Eide and Fernette Eide
The Gift of Dyslexia by Ronald D. Davis
PARTING WORDS OF ADVICE
You’ll learn more about the movie Le Mans, Steve McQueen, and movie making by reading this book.
WHERE TO FIND MORE ABOUT DON
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