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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.

SHOW SPONSORS  

Covercraft   •   MetronGarage   •   Christopher Kimball Financial Services   

SUCCESS QUOTES 

“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.

FAVORITE AUTHOR

Nevil Shute

BEST WRITING ADVICE

Once you have the idea start and don’t stop.

RESOURCES

Steve McQueen: A Tribute To The King of Cool by Marshal Terrill

Dalton Watson Fine Books

BOOK RECOMMENDATION

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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Email – 1onafly@gmail.com

 

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