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Stars And Their Cars

Discussion in 'The Golden Era' started by Tomasso, Apr 23, 2011.

  1. GHT

    GHT I'll Lock Up

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    Jackie Cooper.

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  2. HadleyH1

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    Little Jackie Coogan washing his ride! :p

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  3. Hurricane Jack

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    Tim Allen's tracknose roadster, "The Licorice Streak"

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  4. HadleyH1

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    Singer Bobby Darin stands beside a hand-made automobile called the "Bobby Darin Dream Car", unveiled on March 31, 1961 in Hollywood.



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  5. HadleyH1

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    Di Dia toured the car around the country, when Darin wasn't using it for public appearances. After publicity and film use, Darin donated his "Dream Car" to the St. Louis Museum of Transportation in 1970 where it remains.

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  6. Fading Fast

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    Freakin' Kevin Spacey's 2004 "Beyond the Sea" movie ruined Bobby Darin and Sandra Dee for me. It was so depressing and she was so mean to him that the cool, fun pre-pschodelic '60s youth vibe those two had is destroyed for me.
     
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  7. HadleyH1

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    I know what you mean about Kevin Spacey! yuck!:confused: but not even him can spoil Bobby Darin for me.

    Bobby and Sandra will remain forever icons of the late 50s very early 60s for me....particularly Bobby, and all his marvelous songs!:D
     
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    Talking about Sandra Dee...

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    and later on...with her Mercedes 190SL

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  9. Fading Fast

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    I'm no Bobby and Sandra expert - and I loved her movies growing up - but he seems like the nice one of the two / she seems to have been kinda mean to him and snarky in general. But who knows if that's true - it's just what I've read and how the movie presented them.

    Fantastic car
     
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  10. Benzadmiral

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    Now that looks like it would have been a certainty for AMT or Revell to market as a model kit at that time! I don't think they ever did, or at least I never saw such a kit.
     
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  11. Benzadmiral

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    Looks like that was taken about the time he starred in the TV series Hennessey, around 1960.
     
  12. Benzadmiral

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    It's always struck me how much Kim Darby (when she played in the original True Grit in 1969) looked like Amelia.
     
  13. HadleyH1

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    Jack Dempsey with his 1930 Imperial Roadster

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    Sitting in his special 1922 McFarlan Roadster convertible

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    in his 1929 DuPont

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    in his 1932-Ford-Deluxe-Coupe...

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  14. HadleyH1

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    Jack Dempsey in Duesenberg Racing Car, but I don't think it belonged to him.

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  15. HadleyH1

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    Coop ...don't know the make of the car,sorry....but he has his pets with him in the photo:D

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    and he still looks stylish regardless of the weather in this photo;)
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  16. 2jakes

    2jakes I'll Lock Up

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  17. vitanola

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    WHS-71623-800x539.jpg Florence Lawrence, "The Biograph Girl", behind the wheel of her '09 Lozier, which was fitted with two of her three inventions; turn signals and an automatic brake indicator. Her third automotive invention, the electric windshield wiper, was installed on a later car, a 1911 Chalmers 30.
     
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    Natalie Wood ~ 1911 Stanley.
     
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  19. Nobert

    Nobert Practically Family

    I think I've heard about this. Didn't she get trounced because she filed a patent for the windshield wiper but it expired before they became standard issue on cars, or something like that?
     
  20. vitanola

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    No, as I recall she didn't choose to defend her patent, as she had plenty of money, and then when she lost everything in the Depression it was too late to claim. She never patented the turn signals or brake indicator, for she thought them to be obvious.

    Note that turn signals were not standard equipment for nearly forty years after her invention
     
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