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Title: Jimmy Durante's 54 Eldorado . Any other celebrities Cadillac to share ?
Post by: Bill Balkie 24172 on September 12, 2017, 05:50:35 AM
Hello ,
    Was watching a old Movie last night ( Jumbo ) with jimmy Durante  so i decided to look him up on the web and find out more about him . Up pops this great picture of his Beverly hills house with this awesome 1954 Cadillac Eldorado  . Maybe other have some great old celebrities Cadillac's to share .

  Bill
Title: Re: Jimmy Durante's 54 Eldorado . Any other celebrities Cadillac to share ?
Post by: Big Apple Caddy on September 24, 2017, 08:14:16 AM
Tom Snyder (Tomorrow Show, Late Late Show, etc) was a Cadillac guy and owned a variety of new Cadillacs during the 1970s, 1980s, 1990s and 2000s.  When he retired from The Late Late Show in 1999, David Letterman gave him a 1960 Cadillac Series 62 convertible.  Snyder ended up selling the car a few years later ("too much upkeep") and replaced it with a new 2002 Ford Thunderbird.
Title: Re: Jimmy Durante's 54 Eldorado . Any other celebrities Cadillac to share ?
Post by: StevenTuck on September 25, 2017, 05:44:34 AM
Angie Dickinson...Bing Crosby...Clark Gable...Dolly Parton...Gene Autry...Jean Harlow...Marilyn Monroe...Muhammad Ali...Paul Newman...Robert Mongomery
Title: Re: Jimmy Durante's 54 Eldorado . Any other celebrities Cadillac to share ?
Post by: StevenTuck on September 25, 2017, 05:46:16 AM
Robert Wagner...Ronald Regan
Title: Re: Jimmy Durante's 54 Eldorado . Any other celebrities Cadillac to share ?
Post by: D.Smith on September 25, 2017, 06:39:53 AM
I've got over 300 in my archives.   Here are a few. 

Ann Margret 1965 Cadillac.

John Wayne in a 1976 Cadillac Eldorado convertible. Cody, Wyoming, July 4th 1976 Bicentennial Parade.

Actor Bob Crane (Hogans Heros) and a 1960 Cadillac Coupe deVille.

Muhammad Ali Driving a 1964 Cadillac Deville convertible.

1962 Cadillac convertible and Jackie Gleason.

Cassius Clay (Muhammad Ali)  in a 1960 Cadillac with a record player.
Title: Re: Jimmy Durante's 54 Eldorado . Any other celebrities Cadillac to share ?
Post by: Eric DeVirgilis CLC# 8621 on September 25, 2017, 04:56:18 PM
Great pictures!
Title: Re: Jimmy Durante's 54 Eldorado . Any other celebrities Cadillac to share ?
Post by: Jeepers Creepers on September 25, 2017, 10:46:32 PM
Are any of these cars still around and owned by any members?
Title: Re: Jimmy Durante's 54 Eldorado . Any other celebrities Cadillac to share ?
Post by: StevenTuck on September 26, 2017, 06:21:32 AM
Here is my car show sign with Judy Garland.
Title: Re: Jimmy Durante's 54 Eldorado . Any other celebrities Cadillac to share ?
Post by: chrisntam on September 26, 2017, 07:07:51 AM
Here is my car show sign with Judy Garland.

She looks out of it in that picture.........
Title: Re: Jimmy Durante's 54 Eldorado . Any other celebrities Cadillac to share ?
Post by: D.Yaros on September 26, 2017, 04:30:54 PM
And, given her history, there may be reason she looks so ....
Title: Re: Jimmy Durante's 54 Eldorado . Any other celebrities Cadillac to share ?
Post by: Quentin Hall on September 27, 2017, 05:15:01 AM
Clint.
Title: Re: Jimmy Durante's 54 Eldorado . Any other celebrities Cadillac to share ?
Post by: Bill Balkie 24172 on September 27, 2017, 05:27:52 AM
Here is my car show sign with Judy Garland.
Angie Dickinson...Bing Crosby...Clark Gable...Dolly Parton...Gene Autry...Jean Harlow...Marilyn Monroe...Muhammad Ali...Paul Newman...Robert Mongomery
Wow , all the picture are very good . The one of Dolly is my Favorite . Her and the car just go together perfectly .
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Post by: Dave Ventresca on September 28, 2017, 12:28:27 AM
Q, I thought Clint liked Jags. Dave
Title: Re: Jimmy Durante's 54 Eldorado . Any other celebrities Cadillac to share ?
Post by: Bill Balkie 24172 on September 28, 2017, 05:39:07 AM
i like looking at these vintage authentic  Candid pictures of people and their Cadillacs . Some of the pictures are very interesting . I really liked Dolly with the 64 although that might of been staged it really told a story .  Couldn't figure out if she was coming or going . I have added a few more . By the way i think the 3 young scouts at Ebbets   field were infatuated  with the interior of the 57 Biarritz , I think  Marilyn was blocking their view . 
  Bill
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Post by: Dave Ventresca on September 28, 2017, 08:41:34 AM
RIP Hef…
Title: Re: Jimmy Durante's 54 Eldorado . Any other celebrities Cadillac to share ?
Post by: Dave Ventresca on September 28, 2017, 08:51:08 AM
who is that with Ann Margret in the 63/64 convert? Dave
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Post by: Bill Young on September 28, 2017, 12:57:14 PM
The Ann Margaret picture is a 1961 Cadillac Convertible.
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Post by: Quentin Hall on September 28, 2017, 04:15:32 PM
Hugh.
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Post by: kkkaiser on October 03, 2017, 12:13:23 AM
Did they model the 50s cad bumpers off Dolly's bumpers i wonder,, ??

that Ann Margarete shot in the leopard dress is very nice as well, they compliment each other, the car and Ann
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Post by: Glen on October 03, 2017, 12:41:36 AM
Did they model the 50s cad bumpers off Dolly's bumpers i wonder,, ??

The bumpers were named after the American actress Dagmar.  I have no idea why. 
(https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/en/thumb/c/c2/Dagmarlife071651.jpg/220px-Dagmarlife071651.jpg)
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Post by: gary griffin on October 03, 2017, 12:11:26 PM
Bing Crosby's 1942-6719?  Early pic taken during restoration.  I had computer glitch and lost quite a few pictures, hopefully I can find more later.

A lot of pictures in Restoration forum.

Thin documentation but it was delivered to Reno Nevada in late 1941 and used as a car for his ranches in Northern Nevada.  When the war started he donated it to the government and it was used during WW-II at Wendover military base.  Sold in 1950 government auction and sat in the desert for decades becoming a habitat for many forms of wildlife.  It came to me solid and running and I have been giving it a full overhaul. Painted to original colors and pretty authentic overhaul.