The Man Behind Lana Turner’s Chrysler Hubcaps

The Man Behind Lana Turner’s Chrysler Hubcaps One of our most beautiful cars at the National Automobile Museum is the 1941 Chrysler Newport Dual Cowl Phaeton/LeBaron. Not only is it gorgeous, it is known as the “Lana Turner” Chrysler. It features what must have been one of the most elegant automotive “rumble seats”

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One of our Most-Famous Movie Cars (maybe)

One of our Most-Famous Movie Cars (maybe) As a museum, we don’t like to cite facts without verification and documentation. But sometimes it’s fun just to speculate. Bill Harrah acquired our 1936 DeSoto Airstream Taxi from a company that once did lots of rentals to movie studios. When you check

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Of Grifters, Wombats, and the Dizzy World of ‘The Young in Heart’

The Young in Heart (1938) is a terrific example of the kind of movie Hollywood could do so well when it tried: a sophisticated comedy about people pretending not to be sentimental. With an amazing cast and crew, this sleek machine fires on all cylinders, not unlike its left-field creation

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