Vintage Cars of ‘The Great Gatsby’ – Rolls-Royce Silver Ghost

Visit the Springfield factory on your holiday and buy a car - 1921 Rolls-Royce Silver Ghost advert.

What Cars Would Jay Gatsby Have Really Bought? A 1919-1921 Shopping List by Igor Spajic ROLLS-ROYCE SILVER GHOST We know that Gatsby had a Rolls-Royce open car and this would have been a Silver Ghost. Almost certainly, it would have been a ‘Springfield’ Silver Ghost, built in a factory not that far from Gatsby’s upstate [...]

Cars of the Stars – The Cars of Harold Lloyd

19-20Cunningham tourer -Harold Lloyd lloyd snr, Lloyd and bus mgr Jack Murphy

Cars of the Stars – Harold Lloyd Based on the article ‘Harold Lloyd and His Cars’ by Bill Gleason, Car Classics Yearbook 1975 One of the most celebrated comic stars of the silent film era, Harold Lloyd exemplified the ordinary man finding himself in extraordinary situations. After faltering early attempts at inventing a screen character, [...]

Vintage Car Fiction – ‘One Crowded Hour’ by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle

One Crowded Hour picture

ONE CROWDED HOUR By Sir Arthur Conan Doyle An English country road at night, sometime in the 1910s. A black mask…a Mauser pistol…and a Rolls-Royce Silver Ghost. Here, by the creator of the immortal Sherlock Holmes, is a gripping story of a modern automobile highwayman. The place was the Eastbourne-Tunbridge road, not very far from [...]