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Old 08-16-2017, 07:56 AM   #1
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In remembrance of Elvis's passing 40 yrs. ago today I've attached a clip of a movie he appeared in 60 years ago.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iVDNN2PQGDk

Hope you guys enjoy.
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Old 08-16-2017, 12:20 PM   #2
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Flying down the road and barely a hair out of place!!

Thanks for posting.
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Old 08-16-2017, 12:38 PM   #3
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In remembrance of Elvis's passing 40 yrs. ago today I've attached a clip of a movie he appeared in 60 years ago.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iVDNN2PQGDk

Hope you guys enjoy.
Learned two things...how to get into my roadster without busting a knee(watch her entry), and that my red wheel kelseys don't look so bad..so might put them back on..
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Old 08-16-2017, 12:40 PM   #4
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Several years back the Smithsonian had that car on display!
Here's their writeup:

http://amhistory.si.edu/onthemove/co...bject_263.html
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Old 08-16-2017, 01:05 PM   #5
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Funny, she looks WAY older than him!
But the car was, is, and always will be: KILLER!
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Flying down the road and barely a hair out of place!!

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Now I'm flying down the road with barely a hair
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Old 08-16-2017, 05:23 PM   #7
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Yall would think even Elvis could afford some shocks on the front.

See that jalopy bounce.
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Old 08-16-2017, 07:43 PM   #8
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Old 08-17-2017, 01:39 AM   #9
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Hardtimes, I always have to back into my chopped and channeled 30 coupe, otherwise, I cannot get my legs in first
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Old 08-17-2017, 07:20 AM   #10
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Poor turning radius pulling off that 'U' turn on the hi-way, could use a trunk latch if you notice but i'll park it in my garage anytime .
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True car guys! And a show of age, too (sorry). Barely a mention of the seductive Babe with Elvis. but we collectively notice that the car has major or minor shortcomings! You brought a smile to my face when reading these posts.
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Old 08-17-2017, 12:19 PM   #12
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Funny, she looks WAY older than him!
But the car was, is, and always will be: KILLER!
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She (Lizabeth Scott) was quite a bit older. At the time, she was about 35 and Elvis about 22. Haven't watched the whole show but apparently she was an agent and discovers the young Elvis.

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