McQ Poster Original Daybill 1974 John Wayne Cop
Daybill Poster.McQ is a 1974 American neo-noir action crime film directed by John Sturges, starring John Wayne filmed in Panavision. The film made extensive use of Seattle locations. The beach scenes were filmed on the Pacific coast at Moclips. Eddie Albert and Diana Muldaur co-star. The film also features Roger E. Mosley as a pimp and police snitch, Clu Gulager as a corrupt police detective, Colleen Dewhurst as a waitress who is a cocaine addict and informant, and Al Lettieri in one of his final roles, as the most visible villain of the film, the drug king Santiago. McQ has a dramatic car chase with Wayne in a green 1973 Pontiac Firebird Trans Am "Green Hornet". It was influenced by Steve McQueen's chase scene in Bullitt. One of Wayne's famous lines from this film is delivered after his character is rescued from his car after it has been crushed between two large trucks with him trapped inside. He says to one of the reporting officers, "I'm up to my butt in gas."