Feb 07 2014

Film of the Week: “The Cool Hot Rod” (1953)

Dick Rowley has forwarded this link to a 26-minute 1953 film on creating a hot rod club in 1953. Ralph DePalma, winner of the 1913 and 1914 Vanderbilt Cup Races can be seen at the 13:18, 23:26, 23:40 and 23:49 marks.

Thanks, Dick for forwarding this unique film.


Howard Kroplick


Feb 16 2014 Howard Kroplick 9:55 PM

Ted 2:04 PM

That’s a real cool film, true to life

Ken 4:32 PM

Thanks for posting that film.  It took me back to my teen years(I was 15 in 1953) when I couldn’t wait to get my driver’s license and whatever kind of used car my parents would let me buy and work on.


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