The Wonderful World of Wheels (1966)

The Wonderful World of Wheels (1966)

Ryan’s good discussion starter about plastics in early sizzling rods, customs and race automobiles, and that reminded me of one particular of the early pioneers of bubble top rated plastic domes on customs, Monthly bill Cushenbery. His pretty very first scratch-designed generation was the legendary ‘Silhouette’ which went on to be a a number of-demonstrate winner, a Hot Wheel, and an AMT model kit. Monthly bill built it as a fully driveable, roadworthy generation, and that is why it was highlighted in this CBS Television set Special from September of 1966 identified as ‘The Fantastic Earth of Wheels”, with Lloyd Bridges as your host. The full movie is actually worthy of a watch for the 60s go-karts, slot automobiles, dune buggies, demonstrate autos, and much more. Lloyd drives the Silhouette during the opening sequence together the Pacific Coastline Freeway and at moments through the demonstrate. Despite the fact that this video clip has been shared on the HAMB right before, I believed it was worthy of sharing again, and highlighting the personalized vehicle & incredibly hot rod times for you:

1:19 – 3:00: The Silhouette working down Highway 1, hero photographs for intro, and driving by means of neighborhood.

22:00 – 22:45: Parked Silhouette as Lloyd talks

22:45 – 23:48: Indoor Custom made Auto Present

23:48 – 24:10: Massive Daddy Ed Roth and Surfite

24:10 – 24:40 George Barris and Surf Woody

25:02 – 25:10 Musters Koach

30:42 – 37:10 Drag Racing showcasing the Scrima-Basilek-Milodon-Tuller “Scrima-Liner”

44:12 – 48:28 Bonneville showcasing Artwork Arfons and Craig Breedlove

48:29 – 52:19 Closing sequence with Lloyd Bridges and Silhouette at?v=7vUmHEeuIKM

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