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vintage British Car movie with cars from the 50's

nissanite

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Looking for a black and white movie that starts out with many Healeys, XK140, Lea Francis.
The cars were flying around a corner during a road race, sliding & throwing dust. I only saw the first few minutes & it seemed like The Thunder Road time.
We are looking for a great Drive in type movie for our club function in Feb.

Any other good ideas for a movie that will accomodate all members including non car women & non racers?
 

Darwin

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I think the movie you are after is Fast and Furious. Same name as the Vin Diesel-Paul Walker franchise but much earlier.
 

Bruce Bowker

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The car (?) Elvis winds up in the water with is not the same car (Cobra) as he is in on the road.
 

jdvintage

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The Cobra from the movie "Spin Out" is this one, CSX 3028.(not car in swamp). I have been working on this restoration for sometime and the car is almost completed. I will update pics this weekend.
 

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Thanks! I actually found this forum as I am now in the process of doing a ground up on my '59 TR3,(just about done with sheet metal work then epoxy prime before I start on the chassis). I saw the reference to movie cars so I thought members would enjoy. I will update pics this weekend. The car is getting loaded to go to the Targa 66 in 4 weeks,then it will make an appearance at Road America in July and Monterey in August where the Cobra will be one of the featured marques. I will be posting more vintage race stuff I have done in the future. Ford GT 40's, Formula cars, Jags(E-Type, XK's),Sports racers,Cobras etc... .
 
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