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Re: PC: PC in the movies( and on TV!)
- Subject: Re: PC: PC in the movies( and on TV!)
- From: "Steffan Forbes" <steffanf@xxxxxxxxxxx>
- Date: Fri, 04 Mar 2005 01:25:45 +0000
Damn... I am a big Mopar fan as well... I would love to have a copy of
that ad... any way you can make me a copy?
>From: zootowerprr -AT- webtv.net
>Reply-To: penn-central -AT- smellycat.com
>To: penn-central -AT- smellycat.com
>Subject: Re: PC: PC in the movies( and on TV!)
>Date: Thu, 3 Mar 2005 20:14:50 -0500
> Here's one I thought you might like. Back in 1968,
>Chrysler-Plymouth shot a tv commercial featuring their new line of cars
>on a moving Penn Central "Multi-Level" (autorack) train. the racks are
>filled with mostly Plymouth Barracudas. All the racks are marked "Penn
>Central". The train was pulled by two freshly painted diesels
>(U25B/GP35). The ad was shot on the exNYC Water Level Route just above
>New Your City.
> But there is one scene that is an absolute cranker! The
>train comes out the side of a mountain (from a tunnel) onto a massive
>steel truss bridge and rolls across a river. The bridge is about six
>stories high. the entire ad was shot from a helicopter. NICE!!!!!! How
>did I remember a tv ad from '68? I have a copy of the ad on tape!
> Anyone that knows me well knows that besides the Penn Central
>and PRR, I love Chrysler-Plymouths and Dodges from 1964 to 1971.
>Especially if it has a Hemi in it!
>watching brand new Dodges Challenger R/Ts being unloaded off
>PC-Merchants Dispatch racks at Weehawken......Can you dig it!
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