Tuesday, January 01, 2013

The Love Bug scenes in San Francisco 1968


the last of the Victorian are buildings in San Fran I suppose, but as a horse drawn fire pumper station building it's amazing. Not a very good job at keeping the building look the same consistancy in the day and night image (it's a painting not a real building)



Buddy Hackett's car parts art from pieces of his Edsel



the first image of Herbie. Ever.


the cars in the background. Cool.


A challenge to a drag race from a hippie kid in a T bucket


Bitchin Rolls Royce


This is interesting as an example of the mid to late 60's hippe art, and the two characters below, they're in the model A, I bet there is a reason they look so damn goofy, and I believe the guy on the left side is Benny Hill


4 comments:

  1. Just watched Bullit again the other night, more of the same neat cars and scenery!

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  2. I don't think he's Benny Hill, funny thing though, the bearded hippie is Dean Jones.

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  3. Totally forgot what a fantastic movie this is - from the racing scenes to a VW driving over the Golden Gate Bridge. Love it.

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  4. He was in Chitty Chitty Bang Bang in 1968. He never set foot in the U.S. until 1984, so there is no way that he was in the Love Bug.

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