BRISTOL SPORTSCAR IMPRESSES NEWMAN

BRISTOL SPORTSCAR?
Here’s a rarely seen photo from 1956. On the studio lot while filming The Rack, Lee Marvin proudly shows off his new Bristol sportscar to his very impressed costar, Paul Newman. Even though Newman had the public reputation akin to Steve McQueen when it came to fast cars, especially later in life, the look on his face below clearly shows Marvin has outshone him, at least back in 1956. Who knows, perhaps Marvin’s Bristol began Newman’s fasicantion with fast cars? Interestinglly, in Lee Marvin: Point Blank, friends and family of Marvin related several anecdote concerning the rare sports car. Click to enlarge…

Here's a rarely seen photo from 1956. On the studio lot while filming The Rack, Lee Marvin proudly shows off his new Bristol sportscar to his very impressed costar, Paul Newman.

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