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lstude
10-15-2006, 12:16 PM
Hearts in Atlantis - Starring Anthony Hopkins...
Probably the only movie I have ever seen that featured a 58 Packard wagon. The movie was filmed in Staunton, Virginia and the homeplace of one of our club members is shown. It was released in 2002. Also featured is a 57 Dodge that is a local Richmond, VA car. It is available thru many vendors on eBay. Below are snapshots I took while it was running on the TV.
http://i99.photobucket.com/albums/l288/lstude/HeartsinAtlantis002.jpghttp://i99.photobucket.com/albums/l288/lstude/HeartsinAtlantis003.jpg

Leonard Shepherd, editor, The Commanding Leader, Central Virginia Chapter, http://centralvirginiachapter.org/http://i99.photobucket.com/albums/l288/lstude/Mein64Daytonasm.jpghttp://i99.photobucket.com/albums/l288/lstude/52inyardsm-1.jpg

Roscomacaw
10-15-2006, 02:47 PM
Wow! Some time back, I had a young fella contact me outta the blue. He allowed as how he had a Packard Wagon and it was looking like it was gonna be tapped for a movie that was being made in his area. Surely, this must've been that car!:D Thanks for sharing! I used to own one of these rarities. It was white over red. Body # 21

Miscreant adrift in
the BerStuda Triangle!!

1957 Transtar 1/2ton
1960 Larkvertible V8
1958 Provincial wagon
1953 Commander coupe

Roscomacaw
10-15-2006, 02:47 PM
Wow! Some time back, I had a young fella contact me outta the blue. He allowed as how he had a Packard Wagon and it was looking like it was gonna be tapped for a movie that was being made in his area. Surely, this must've been that car!:D Thanks for sharing! I used to own one of these rarities. It was white over red. Body # 21

Miscreant adrift in
the BerStuda Triangle!!

1957 Transtar 1/2ton
1960 Larkvertible V8
1958 Provincial wagon
1953 Commander coupe

mbstude
10-15-2006, 06:26 PM
I hate to hear that that could have been there fate. I just ca't see Richard doing as such! But, I guess he had to do what he had to do. [B)]

http://i81.photobucket.com/albums/j209/mbstude/020avatar_river.jpg

mbstude
10-15-2006, 06:26 PM
I hate to hear that that could have been there fate. I just ca't see Richard doing as such! But, I guess he had to do what he had to do. [B)]

http://i81.photobucket.com/albums/j209/mbstude/020avatar_river.jpg

mbstude
10-15-2006, 06:46 PM
Those '58 Packard wagons are my favorite of ALL station wagons. (I like the '57 Stude wagons almost as much)
Hey Biggs, is that the one that Richard Foregay has? (I guess he still has it, I've not heard from him is quite some time). I know the car was for sale a while back though. If only...

http://i81.photobucket.com/albums/j209/mbstude/020avatar_river.jpg

mbstude
10-15-2006, 06:46 PM
Those '58 Packard wagons are my favorite of ALL station wagons. (I like the '57 Stude wagons almost as much)
Hey Biggs, is that the one that Richard Foregay has? (I guess he still has it, I've not heard from him is quite some time). I know the car was for sale a while back though. If only...

http://i81.photobucket.com/albums/j209/mbstude/020avatar_river.jpg

Roscomacaw
10-15-2006, 06:57 PM
Yup, Matthew - that's the one! I bought it from the original owner and he'd bought it new in Denver.

I wish I could have saved that thing. I heard they all got squished.[xx(]

Miscreant adrift in
the BerStuda Triangle!!

1957 Transtar 1/2ton
1960 Larkvertible V8
1958 Provincial wagon
1953 Commander coupe

Roscomacaw
10-15-2006, 06:57 PM
Yup, Matthew - that's the one! I bought it from the original owner and he'd bought it new in Denver.

I wish I could have saved that thing. I heard they all got squished.[xx(]

Miscreant adrift in
the BerStuda Triangle!!

1957 Transtar 1/2ton
1960 Larkvertible V8
1958 Provincial wagon
1953 Commander coupe

imported_n/a
10-15-2006, 10:13 PM
Could you clarify a bit? Was it the car used in the Movie that got destroyed? Hope not--they are extremely rare. And, 58's are Classics, too! Well, aren't they? :)

imported_n/a
10-15-2006, 10:13 PM
Could you clarify a bit? Was it the car used in the Movie that got destroyed? Hope not--they are extremely rare. And, 58's are Classics, too! Well, aren't they? :)

Roscomacaw
10-16-2006, 12:18 AM
Most assuredly, the 58s are "Classics". The one Matt and I are talking about IS the one that got smashed.[:I] It was a solid, unrestored example when I last saw it leaving my driveway some 25 years ago. I was leaving the Atlanta area and HAD to lighten my load.

Miscreant adrift in
the BerStuda Triangle!!

1957 Transtar 1/2ton
1960 Larkvertible V8
1958 Provincial wagon
1953 Commander coupe

Roscomacaw
10-16-2006, 12:18 AM
Most assuredly, the 58s are "Classics". The one Matt and I are talking about IS the one that got smashed.[:I] It was a solid, unrestored example when I last saw it leaving my driveway some 25 years ago. I was leaving the Atlanta area and HAD to lighten my load.

Miscreant adrift in
the BerStuda Triangle!!

1957 Transtar 1/2ton
1960 Larkvertible V8
1958 Provincial wagon
1953 Commander coupe

studeclunker
10-16-2006, 02:44 AM
What on earth would anyone crush such a beautiful car for? I'm confused. The car that got crushed, is it the one used in the movie? I don't even like that year of Packards and it makes me sick to my stomach to just think about it.

Lotsa Larks!
K.I.S.S. Keep It Simple Studebaker!
Ron Smith

studeclunker
10-16-2006, 02:44 AM
What on earth would anyone crush such a beautiful car for? I'm confused. The car that got crushed, is it the one used in the movie? I don't even like that year of Packards and it makes me sick to my stomach to just think about it.

Lotsa Larks!
K.I.S.S. Keep It Simple Studebaker!
Ron Smith

lstude
10-16-2006, 06:12 AM
I don't think they are talking about the car in the movie, but if anyone knows who ownes the car, I would like to know.

Leonard Shepherd, editor, The Commanding Leader, Central Virginia Chapter, http://centralvirginiachapter.org/http://i99.photobucket.com/albums/l288/lstude/Mein64Daytonasm.jpghttp://i99.photobucket.com/albums/l288/lstude/52inyardsm-1.jpg

lstude
10-16-2006, 06:12 AM
I don't think they are talking about the car in the movie, but if anyone knows who ownes the car, I would like to know.

Leonard Shepherd, editor, The Commanding Leader, Central Virginia Chapter, http://centralvirginiachapter.org/http://i99.photobucket.com/albums/l288/lstude/Mein64Daytonasm.jpghttp://i99.photobucket.com/albums/l288/lstude/52inyardsm-1.jpg

mbstude
10-16-2006, 07:05 AM
This car me and Biggs are taling about (sorry to get OT and for the confusion. ;)) was a car that really needed restoring. It was NOT used in a movie. :)

http://i81.photobucket.com/albums/j209/mbstude/020avatar_river.jpg

mbstude
10-16-2006, 07:05 AM
This car me and Biggs are taling about (sorry to get OT and for the confusion. ;)) was a car that really needed restoring. It was NOT used in a movie. :)

http://i81.photobucket.com/albums/j209/mbstude/020avatar_river.jpg

58PackardWagon
10-17-2006, 12:19 AM
I am not a movie watcher, but heard about this one while I was down in Omaha for the Nationals. I have a few Packard Wagons and look forward to seeing the movie. Thanks for the screen shots. Always nice to see a Shadowtone Red one.......

58PackardWagon
10-17-2006, 12:19 AM
I am not a movie watcher, but heard about this one while I was down in Omaha for the Nationals. I have a few Packard Wagons and look forward to seeing the movie. Thanks for the screen shots. Always nice to see a Shadowtone Red one.......