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Art & Inspiration Andy Hardy's Model A Roadster

Discussion in 'The Hokey Ass Message Board' started by 41 C28, Dec 25, 2012.

  1. 41 C28
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    Movie now on TCM "Love Finds Andy Hardy" 1938. Check out the model A roadster that Micky Rooney is driving, wings on the 3 door hood, two tone paint, wheel disc, lay back windshield, center bar in windshield and dual rear view mirrors and he got Judy Garland in it.
     
  2. tfeverfred
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    I want his hat. I've got a rare Stetson Fedora, but I dig that hat he's wearing.
     
  3. 1937 Fordor
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    There are other Fords in Love Finds Andy Hardy (1938)

    1935 Ford Standard Fordor
    1935 Ford Standard Fordor
    1936 Ford Standard Fordor
     
  4. hombres ruin
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    i was drooling over that as well,nice ride and whats better mickey rooney is still kicking,re living those days when ever he gets a chance to talk about them
     
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  5. Greaser Bob
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    I just got the damn near same hat from El Pachuco's in Anaheim Fullerton-they're swell!
     
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  9. The Andy Hardy (A H ) I remember was broke and couldn't keep tubes on his rims despite his financial situation. :D
     
  10. Bib Overalls
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    Is it just me or does young Micky Rooney favor Chip Foose?
     
  11. chopt top kid
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    There was a whole series of Andy Hardy Movies and I think the little model A roadster was in most if not all of them. In one movie, Andy tried to borrow $200 from his ol' man (Judge Hardy) to trade for a sweet little '34 roadster but the ol' man turned him down. The series just wouldn't have been the same without the little model A!!!
     
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    THAT'S IT, STEVE!!!

    I watched an AH marathon the other day, and that was driving me nuts.
     
  13. tfeverfred
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    Other way around? Yes, a little.
     
  14. BLUDICE
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    I hope Chip doesn't see this!
     
  15. 4t7flat
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    In a later movie Andy turned the roadster into a tow truck,called the "Meat Grinder". It was painted with large stripes,covering the whole car.
     
  16. brady1929
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    It would have been awesome to be alive back then.
     
  17. I saw that roadster in a car collection in Philips scrap yard in back of Red Hill, Pa. Mr. Philips went to a movie studio sale in Ca. to buy it and model ships used in war movies. The car was loaded with dust as it sat in his dirty garage at the yard. He's died a number of years ago and every thing was sold at auction.
     
  18. Von Rigg Fink
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    No kidding, 'cause being Dead back than would suck!:D
     

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