A former agent, Mahon's most famous client was Errol Flynn
towards the end of Flynn's career.
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[explaining his style of low-budget filmmaking] We have not aimed for the single picture that is going to make us rich. We are looking for the business that's like turning out Ford cars or anything else. If there is a certain profit per picture and we make so many pictures, then we have established a business that is on a basis that's economical.
The part played by Steve McQueen
in the movie, The Great Escape
(1963), was loosly based upon him. At Stalag Luft III, Mahon worked on the tunnels made famous by the movie. He had escaped before that breakout, but was captured on the Czech border when his feet became too sore to go on. He escaped later only to be recaptured and was finally liberated by Patton's 3rd Army in 1945.