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Saw a beautiful big healey at the movies

regularman

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Hey guys, I generally hang out in the spridget forum as I have been redoing a midget for several years from the ground up. Anyways, I still believe that the big healeys are the most beautiful car ever made. I found one that had been in a basement of a guys house(100-4) for many years and almost had it when the guy backed out and decided not to sell at the last minute. Anyway, my wife insisted on going to the movies and seeing pirates of the carribean III and before the movie there were 20 minutes of ads for up coming disney movies. One of those movies was called "transformers" and they had a few minutes of some guys riding along in a gorgeous BRG big healey. Man, those cars look good on the movie screen. Maybe one day I will be lucky enough to own one. I think that is the only car I would ever consider going through a total restoration with again after I finish the midget.
 
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I'll have to rush out now to see PoCIII just to check.

My daughter wants me to take her so I've a ready-made excuse....

Maybe I can sneak out to see the movie too, later.
 

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I watched a bio on the Beach Boys today. It seems Dennis Wilson the drummer owned a BRG 100/4.
 

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If you go to movies.yahoo.com you can see the trailer with the BRG healey in it.
 

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What about Steve Martin in "Father of the Bride"? I know it is an old movie now but still worth seeing for the 3000.
He even used the BT7 MkII in the sequal, must be another celebrity Healey fan.
Then there is "You Must be Joking" (Terry-Thomas & BJ8) from the sixties, "Oh, Lucky Man" (Malcolm MacDowall & 100) from the seventies and of course "Kill and Kill Again" (Vincent Price and the same 100).
 

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pan said:
What about Steve Martin in "Father of the Bride"? I know it is an old movie now but still worth seeing for the 3000.
He even used the BT7 MkII in the sequal, must be another celebrity Healey fan.
Then there is "You Must be Joking" (Terry-Thomas & BJ8) from the sixties, "Oh, Lucky Man" (Malcolm MacDowall & 100) from the seventies and of course "Kill and Kill Again" (Vincent Price and the same 100).
You forgot to add "3 coins in a fountain" a real classic with a 100/4 in it.
 

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I saw "Three Coins in the Fountain" when it was a new film!!
Wasn't Sofia Loren in it? That's a good enough reason to seek a copy!
I made a mistake on my post, the Vincent Price horror film was actually "Scream, and Scream Again".
Add to the list: Kirk Douglas in The Racers and Stanley Baxter in "Checkpoint".
This English film is set around the Mille Miglia. Baxter, the villian wants to escape from Italy after he has committed some heinous crime so he blackmails his way into a sports car team that is competing in the race. Artistic licence takes the Mille Miglia into Switzerland! The team's cars are Aston Martin DB3s but there are some AH scenes as well.
 
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pan, yesterday i went to a local "parts pusher" here in stamford ct. he owns the white bj8 used in the movie "the tanenboums"? it is being restored to make it available once again for movie action, it has a fiberglass front cowl and the two front wings are aluminum that were hand made in vietnam. /bcforum/images/%%GRAEMLIN_URL%%/savewave.gif
 
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