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1957 Dual-Ghia Convertible

1957 Dual-Ghia Convertible in Kiss Me Stupid, Movie, 1964 IMDB

Class: Cars, Convertible — Model origin: US

1957 Dual-Ghia Convertible

[*][*][*] Vehicle used by a character or in a car chase

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wrenchhead US

2007-03-13 21:11

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datsunZ IT

2007-03-13 21:18

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Dual-Ghia?

Raul1983 FI

2007-03-13 21:23

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it sure is ! nice find !

rpcm PT

2007-03-13 21:31

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1957+ and Chrysler-powered. I think it's known as Dual-Ghia Convertible.

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wrenchhead US

2007-03-13 21:34

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The only references that I can find just call it dual-ghia convertible. does anyone have a clue about a different model name?

wickey SK

2007-03-13 21:47

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wow, never heard of that one before :wow:

Richard of C CA

2007-03-13 22:12

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Dual was the company the that had Ghia build the bodies, they bought the frame and running gear from Chrysler. Dual build trucks and was involve in importing and exporting.

Bebert FR

2007-03-13 22:13

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As my english is not good enough, I let you play with that: http://glass.s5.com/
And that too. It' the last one at the bottom of the page. http://thecityreview.com/s02ccar.html
And some more pics: http://www.sunbeltcars.com/dual_ghia.htm

-- Last edit: 2007-03-13 22:19:54

Richard of C CA

2007-03-13 22:22

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The convertible was sold from 1956-58. A coupe was sold from 60-63. The convertibles were final assembled in Detroit and the coupes were built completely in Italy. They were popular in Hollywood. They were owned by Frank Sinatra, Dean Martin, Lucile Ball, etc. built in small numbers, 104 convertibles, 26 coupes.

wrenchhead US

2007-03-13 22:23

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Dean Martin drove this one in the movie. Wonder if it was his personal car?

car nerd US

2007-03-13 22:27

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Gorgeous car! Debbie Reynolds/Eddie Fisher had one too.

wrenchhead US

2007-03-13 22:32

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car nerd wrote Gorgeous car! Debbie Reynolds/Eddie Fisher had one too.


Car nerd, for another gorgeous car by ghia check out the studebaker at. /vehicle_23456-Studebaker-Champion-Ghia-Aigle-1955.html

datsunZ IT

2007-03-14 20:35

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One of many exotic US-cars of its era(like Nash-Healey or Arnolt-Bristols)

unclehotrod13 US

2015-05-26 04:17

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Cool car!!! Lovit..classy car..classy guy!

Pierre EN

2016-06-06 03:59

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I know a guy and his classmate who truanted to see this film (and 'Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad World' on another day) when Purley still had cinemas. He couldn't figure what make at the time, so thanks Richard of C and friends.
(Errant student finally attained passes in Maths and the Sciences, by then GCSEs, at 60+. Never too late.)

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