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Old 04-03-2011, 05:14 PM   #161
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On Moday 3/28 I participated on a movie shoot with my 36 Phaeton. The movie is "J Edgar" directed by Clint Eastwood and starring Leonardo DiCaprio. Supposed to be released in 2012.

My car was static, and just parked at the curb and judging by the camera angles may or may not appear in the final shots.

Highlight of the day was when Clint Eastwood came over and we had a conversation about the car. The way it was parked he could see in through the hood louvers and said "I see it has the original engine". Who would have thought he would know that???? He told me he once had a 46 Convertible 'but not as nice as yours'. Made me feel good about the encounter. He's very low key and soft-spoken.

Having your car in a movie entails lots of standing around - we were there for the entire day. The catering was excellent though.

The scene was shot at the George Washington Masonic Temple in Alexandria Va.

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Old 04-03-2011, 05:18 PM   #162
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Henry, That is great!!!

Looking forward to seeing it.

Speaking of 1936 Fords:


Dick Tracy (1990)




1936 Ford Deluxe 5W Coupe
1936 Ford Fordor Police Car
1936 Ford Fordor Police Car


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Old 04-03-2011, 08:33 PM   #163
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A 1934 Ford Cabriolet appears in a movie made in 1940 called "Cross Country Romance"

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Old 04-05-2011, 10:35 AM   #164
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A 1932 Ford Roadster is shown quite a number of times in "A Criminal Is Born". This movie was made in 1938.
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Old 04-10-2011, 12:11 PM   #165
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Bill,

Thanks for the contribution!

I'll keep my eye out for those movies for sure.





V-8 Ford on Film for this week:

Abbott and Costello's Buck Privates (1941)

1936 Ford Fordor Police Car


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Old 04-10-2011, 10:13 PM   #166
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I'm surprised no one mentioned;

"The Egg and I", 32 Phaeton

"These Three", 32 Cabriolet

"F.I.S.T.", 32 Tudor
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Old 04-10-2011, 11:10 PM   #167
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We just watched "Public Enemy Number 1"Dillinger" starring Johnny Depp.
Tons of cars from 20's, 30's. Lots of FORDS!
He buys get away cars from a guy, who sells Suped up
Fords with the new V8 engine. Cool flick.

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there is a part when they are in a house getting ready to leve and you hear a high tork starter motor and a small block chevy come to life!
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Old 04-10-2011, 11:32 PM   #168
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Laurel and hardy clip from blockhead! check it out!
http://youtu.be/fp7GGyzqE9s
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Old 04-11-2011, 12:43 PM   #169
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Brendan.....................
That is the scene, where the 1936 Roadster, magically, turns into a 1935 Cabriolet !
Thanks for posting that !
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Old 04-14-2011, 11:54 AM   #170
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I'm surprised no one mentioned;

"The Egg and I", 32 Phaeton

"These Three", 32 Cabriolet

"F.I.S.T.", 32 Tudor
Box Car Tom,

Thanks for the contribution.

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Old 04-14-2011, 04:28 PM   #171
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Two more Ford V-8 Fordor Police cars:

My Favorite Blonde (1942)

1936 Ford Fordor Police Car
1941 Ford Fordor Poice Car









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Old 04-15-2011, 09:09 AM   #172
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Did you see the movie "The Blob" with Steve McQueen. Has a 1940 Ford Coupe in it.
Also "Thunder Road" with Robert Mitchum has a 40 White Lightin rum runner then upgrades to shoebox 50 Ford.
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Old 04-15-2011, 11:20 AM   #173
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Back in post #7, I mentioned a movie, but couldn't remember the name. It was "Rat Race," a take off on Mad Mad Mad Mad World, but not as good (or memorable.)
I'll keep my eye for this one Pete.

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Old 04-21-2011, 05:24 PM   #174
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Mickey Rooney gets in trouble because of a pretty woman in Quicksand (1950).

1933 Ford Five Window Coupe
1949 Mercury Convertible











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The Natural (1984)






1937 Ford Fordor Touring
1939 Ford Convertible Coupe
1935 Ford Coupe

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Old 04-22-2011, 08:08 AM   #176
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Hey dont forget Lumpys 40 Convertible on Leave It To Beaver and the 40 Coupe at the end of Miracle On 34th Street.
how about the 36 coupe the boys dissmantled
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Old 04-22-2011, 12:13 PM   #177
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I have been traveling down south for the last several days.
I am back and here is my V-8 Ford on Film for today.

1938 Ford Convertible Sedan

A very young Glenn Ford is trying to marry his pretty fiance in Blondie Plays Cupid (1940). He drives her to the Justice of the Peace in a beautiful 1938 Ford Convertible Sedan. His unreasonable future father in law steals the convert sedan and Glenn and his fiance have to drive back to the homestead in a Model T that will only start if the driver pretends like he is going to get out and use the crank. There are many good shots of this 1938 Convertible Sedan.

Hey guys, thanks for reminding me about Back to the Future. Great job!

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I posted this in November, but I recently found this photo of the 1938 Convertible Sedan appearing in this movie. Beautiful car.









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Old 04-23-2011, 12:00 PM   #178
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I found this on Fordbarn, under "OT Gee Bee" by jim TN.
It shows a bad thing happening to a nice 1934 Cabriolet. Let's hope this was all done with "movie magic".
It is from the movie, "The Rocketeer".
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Old 04-25-2011, 07:20 AM   #179
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Thanks makemc. Lots of old Fords in that one.

This is Post # 78 for The Last Picture Show
when we looked at it:

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How about the shoe box convertable in the Last Picture Show...

Here is the update on The Last Picture Show (1971):

1947 Ford Coupe
1947 Ford Fordor
1950 Ford Police Car
1950 Ford Pick Up
1951 Ford Convertible
1951 Ford Pick Up
1949 Mercury Coupe
1950 Mercury Coupe

I had help with this one.
Beat me to it. I'm in Wichita Falls for the weekend so I just watched this. Maybe I'll drive through Archer City this morning. Nice Mercs in that movie.
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Old 04-30-2011, 12:04 PM   #180
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This week's V-8 Ford on Film:

Call Out the Marines (1941)

There are two pretty good chase scenes in this 75-minute movie. The first chase scene involves two very early model army jeeps. Some really wild driving with these two jeeps and four passengers each. Wow. The second chase scene comes at the end and involves a chase between a car and motorcycle/sidecar combo. The second chase was apparently filmed on location in Southern California--tons and tons of old cars in this one.

There are ten V-8 Fords at least and probably more. More than once I could see a scant hint of the 35-36 hard spare cover and the famous dip in the rear bumper, but these cars could not be positively identified and appeared too brief or were too blurry.

One 1936 Cabriolet had a weird after-market trim on the hood sides that consisted of three thick chrome bands, the first one beginning at the cowl at the top of the side panel and wrapped all the way around the to front of the grill, meeting at the center. Three of these were evenly spaced down the hood sides following the pattern outlined above. I could find no photos of this car on line; I will save the movie and attempt to photograph the car with a view to posting it on this thread in the future. Lots of Fords in this one and great views of So Cal in 1941. Sorry no photos with this one.




1936 Ford Cabriolet
1941 Ford Deluxe Tudor
1936 Ford Tudor
1935 Ford 5W Coupe
1936 Ford Fordor
1938 Ford Deluxe Fordor
1936 Ford Standard Tudor
1939 Ford Deluxe Coupe
1935 Ford 5W Coupe
1933-1934 (?) Ford 5W Coupe

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