61st Annual Cannes Film Festival
Director Steve McQueen arrives at the closing photocall for the 61st Annual Cannes Film Festival in Cannes, France on May 25, 2008. McQueen received the "Camera d'Or" award for his film "Hunger". (UPI Photo/David Silpa)
UPI Almanac for Sunday, March 24, 2013.
Like a Hollywood movie plot, a group of Indian bombing suspects were found digging a tunnel some 18 feet long to escape from prison, officials said.
The dress Judy Garland wore in the film "The Wizard of Oz" fetched $480,000 at a Hollywood memorabilia auction in California, officials said.
British-born actress Elizabeth Taylor is No. 1 on Forbes' list of top-earning dead celebrities, earning $210 million in 2012.
Fans of the 1958 horror classic "The Blob" came to Phoenixville, Pa., Friday to celebrate the movie at the theater where its most famous scene was filmed.
UPI Almanac for Saturday, March 24, 2012.
"Shame," "Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy" and "Tyrannosaur" were each nominated for seven British Independent Film Awards in London Monday.
A 1970 Porsche 911S driven by its owner, Steve McQueen, in the 1971 film "Les Mans" is headed for auction in California, the auctioneers said.
Jack Harrison, a Royal Air Force pilot who tried to flee a German prison camp during World War II, has died in Britain at the age of 97, his children say.
Focus Features says it has tapped British filmmaker Steve McQueen to direct a movie about African musician and activist Fela Anikulapo Kuti, who died in 1997.