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1935 movie - Rolls-Royce.

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My guess is a 1929 Phantom I.

 

The unknown year & model Rolls-Royce appears to have front brakes.  Thus, it would be a Phantom I.  Also, it appears to be a left hand drive American R-R from the assembly plant in Springfield, Massachusetts.  The body builder could be Brewster & Company.  From 1925-1934, Brewster & Company operated as a division of Rolls-Royce of America.

 

1929 Rolls-Royce.jpg

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46 minutes ago, Grandpa said:

My guess is a 1929 Phantom I.

 

The unknown year & model Rolls-Royce appears to have front brakes.  Thus, it would be a Phantom I.  Also, it appears to be a left hand drive American R-R from the assembly plant in Springfield, Massachusetts.  The body builder could be Brewster & Company.  From 1925-1934, Brewster & Company operated as a division of Rolls-Royce of America.

 

1929 Rolls-Royce.jpg

 

Thanks, that was my guess.

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The car shown in my post number 4, clearly isn't the very same car as the car to ID.  Some minor differences can be found when compared to the movie car, however, the R-R for sale is likely from the same run of four bodies by Brewster.  Also, it looks like the movie car has been "modernized" with smaller wheels that were used on contemporary cars when the movie was made.  The car for sale in post number 4, may have some rear suspension issues; note the position of the rear wheel within the rear fender.

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The "offset" rear wheel within the fender is common on many images you see of this model RR. I'm guessing it was intentional to provide clearance for mud/snow etc flying off the wheels. In any event it is intentional, even if a bit off-putting..

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