Loved this guy.....

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  1. #1 Posted Jul 16, 2017

    I live for the CABE

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  2. #2 Posted Jul 16, 2017

    I'm the Wiz, and nobody beats me!

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    FANTASTIC ACTOR in every role he played!!!!! Always memorable, but his portrayal of Bela Lugosi in Ed Wood was so absolutely PERFECT!!!!! Really loved him in Crimes and Misdemeanors too.
     
  3. #3 Posted Jul 16, 2017

    Wore out three sets of tires already!

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    I still wonder how such a tall man shrunk himself to play Bela, it was eerie.
     
  4. #4 Posted Jul 17, 2017

    Cruisin' on my Bluebird

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    You do know that George Romero, creator of Night Of The Living Dead and the zombie movie genre, passed away at 77 yesterday as well?
     
  5. #5 Posted Jul 17, 2017

    Riding a '38 Autocycle Deluxe

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    Martin landau's role in North by Northwest as Leonard was great as well. Great actor! RIP.
     
  6. #6 Posted Jul 17, 2017

    Riding a '37 Fleetwood

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    I love this show! I watched it as a kid.



    ...and I guess he did other stuff too

     
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  7. #7 Posted Aug 3, 2017

    Look Ma, No Hands!

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    I thought he was awesome in the movie tucker, talking about the big three !!
     
  8. #8 Posted Aug 7, 2017

    I'm the Wiz, and nobody beats me!

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    My best friend just scored a copy of the rare movie Tucker: The Man and His Dream on DVD. I found the VHS copy at Goodwill for .99 about three years ago.

    Great movie, and a fantastic actor. My friend will be sad to hear the news. My girlfriend and my mother both loved the movie as well.

    On a side note, the DVD set my friend back only $30. Normally, that scarce disc runs about $50-$60. He got a bargain!

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  9. #9 Posted Aug 7, 2017

    Look Ma, No Hands!

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    partsguy, loved your post about the tucker movie ! and pictures ! as an old car guy its great to watch. martin did a fantastic job !!
     
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  10. #10 Posted Aug 7, 2017

    Look Ma, No Hands!

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    thanks for that, Richard.....
     
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  11. #11 Posted Aug 8, 2017

    I'm the Wiz, and nobody beats me!

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    I've always been a fan of the obscure, and I got to see a Tucker up close, and open and close the door for the owner, at the 2016 Dayton Concours show...Car number 52.

    In some eyes, car 52 is not legitimate since Preston did not assemble the car himself. This car was built using original tucker chassis and cowl number 1052, and assembled using some of the very last NOS parts left in the world, and remains of a few Tuckers that had been wrecked and totaled decades ago. Only the roof skin and rear doors were fabricated. It is truly the last car built using Tucker's original parts. For this reason, I consider it the real deal, anything beyond car 52 is a reproduction true and through. It is not one of the original 51 cars, but it is the last genuine Tucker. Some Tucker people agree, some do not. With only 51 or 52 cars left in the world, I think their investment is rather safe ;):cool:

    A beautiful sight indeed...

    http://tuckerclub.org/tuckers/tuckerstucker-1052/

    http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/07/real-baby-seal-tucker-52-gets-first-public-showing/

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