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High Society 190SL

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Blast from the past, Grace Kelly at the Wheel

"baby, you can drive my car . . ."

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How did you know my wife and I were just talking about Grace Kelly and High Society yesterday? Must say it's a lousy choice of colors. Pearl Green or Light Blue would have been so much more attractive.
I had forgotten this scene completely. The iconic shot of Kelly driving is with Cary Grant in "To Catch a Thief" where she drives a first-gen Sunbeam Alpine -- and that WAS baby blue. Guess Hitchcock had better taste in car colors.
Thanks for sharing that.
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Re: High Society 190SL

That's a great shot of a very early 190SL.

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It should be, the movie was released in the summer of 1956. ;)

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Re: High Society 190SL

I wonder if it's still sitting on a movie sound stage in California?

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Could it be that the future Princess Grace made the 190SL the first Mercedes "chick car?" ;)

1960 Elvis Presley movie "G.I. Blues"

It's even in "Family Guy."

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