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Old 01-08-2015, 11:43 AM   #1
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Default Did Elvis ever drive an A in his movies?

Happy 79th birthday anyway, Elvis!
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Old 01-08-2015, 11:50 AM   #2
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Best I can do

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Old 01-08-2015, 11:52 AM   #3
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A Model T for sure in "Kid Gallahad" - an A Model, I do not personally recall.

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Old 01-08-2015, 12:05 PM   #4
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would be his 80th (super clip)
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Old 01-08-2015, 01:34 PM   #5
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Fun clip ! It's an "A", alright.
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You mean 80, right ?
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A Model T for sure in "Kid Gallahad" - an A Model, I do not personally recall.

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Thanks for sharing !
He was a Caddy guy and had/owned one that sat in my yard for awhile. Repo man stored it there. Pink slip and original paperwork written/signed , by him, in glove compartment. Could have had that beauty 'cheap', if would have had two more dimes to rub together..bummer !

BTW...Anyone recognize that windshield design? Was 'Duke' Hallock making stuff in those days ?

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Old 01-08-2015, 02:35 PM   #10
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Yes, in the movie and still today....I just saw him a couple of months ago driving by my house in his 31 Ford Roadster. For sure!!!!!
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BTW...Anyone recognize that windshield design? Was 'Duke' Hallock making stuff in those days ?
Hey Rick

I had to go off and look that up as well - the windshield glass is '39 Chrysler, the surround and posts cast and machined by the builder John Athan

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Thanks for sharing that Juggler!
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my wife and I go to the Elvis weekend in Collingwood, Ontario every August. There are usually 100 plus impersonators. She likes the impersonators and I like the parade. The parade is simple, no floats, no bands but all vintage vehicles and every car has an Elvis in it.there are lots of pink Cadillacs and Army trucks and this year one Model A. People from all over Canada and United States attend. Many dressed like they are still teenagers with saddle shoes, blue suede shoes sideburns. , memories and more memories ! So yes Elvis was in a Model A it just wasn't the real Elvis.
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my wife and I go to the Elvis weekend in Collingwood, Ontario every August. There are usually 100 plus impersonators. She likes the impersonators and I like the parade. The parade is simple, no floats, no bands but all vintage vehicles and every car has an Elvis in it.there are lots of pink Cadillacs and Army trucks and this year one Model A. People from all over Canada and United States attend. Many dressed like they are still teenagers with saddle shoes, blue suede shoes sideburns. , memories and more memories ! So yes Elvis was in a Model A it just wasn't the real Elvis.
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That sounds like a cool event to attend. Would you have a photos?
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I had to go off and look that up as well - the windshield glass is '39 Chrysler, the surround and posts cast and machined by the builder John Athan

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THANKS Buddy ! That guy was at the lead of the pack, with that windshield ! Haven't seen another and it is just perfect on that car. Hm, I liked the car as Elvis drove it, but that's just me. Wished I'd taken machining, then I'd have one of those for my '30 roadster !
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That sounds like a cool event to attend. Would you have a photos?
Pictures are at the cottage unfortunately. Usually a 4 day event with the entire downtown turned into an Elvis circus. Stage in the middle of town with a couple thousand free chairs, most restaurants and bars have an Elvis at the door. Tattoo artists, souvenir vendors all over. Dogs and pigs on a leashe dressed like Elvis. Mammoth speakers all over town on utility poles blaring Elvis. A weekend not so to forget. The finals are in the arena and tickets for that cost. This year The real Precilla showed up and chose to befriend me. So if that whets your whistle.
Google, Collingwood, ontario, Canada Elvis weekend.
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I did, real big festival. Thanks
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You can also enjoy wonderful scenery, great fishing, fine Canadian cuisine and Canadian beer. All kinds of camping, motels, chalets and condominiums. Only an hour from Toronto, 4 hours from Detroit and 3 hours from Niagara Falls. Golf course that I like better than Pebble Beach.
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P.s. If anyone should decide to attend send me a private message and I will help if I can.
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Are you saying you'll provide the above?
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