The Sand Pebbles (1966)
It is mentioned during the introduction of author Richard McKenna that his novel has already been sold to motion pictures for more than $100,000.
Steve McQueen talks about his new film.
A billboard advertising the film is briefly visible in the opening scenes.
mentioned in conversation between tom hanks and victor garber when they were mocking women's conversation about the movie "an affair to remember"
One-man stand holding off attackers while his comrades flee, is modeled after this movie.
It is mentioned in a newspaper article.
mentioned in documentary
Frank refers to Steve McQueen's work on the film
The Critic claims he's watching this during the end credits.
also directed by Robert Wise
It is referenced on the back cover of a video movie.
mentioned in interview; poster shown
Still shot from the movie (with Steve McQueen as a sailor) seen in the refurbished nightclub.
Steve McQueen movie mentioned and poster seen.
One of the movies showing at the theater Earn and Van go to is "The Sand Pebbles 2"
Picture of Steve McQueen in navy uniform.
Hollywood Screen Tests: Take 1 features many clips and references from movie history.
clip shown when Steven Jay Rubin discusses Robert Wise's films
"I like The Sand Pebbles with Steve McQueen."
Several clips from the film are shown.