Mad Max - Last V8 Interceptor Axle-hop Stop!
Met up with Justice, who runs Maxrockatansky.org and did a little bit of
filming near Lake Lewisville. Thought I'd throw in the axle-hop stop that
you see at the beginning of MM2: The Road Warrior. He doesn't throw it into
reverse, as many erroneously believe. It's this type of stop I demonstrate
Ford XK Falcon cinema short - 1960
Here's a cinema short from 1960 introducing the car on which their fortunes
rode for the last fifty or so years - the Falcon.
UPDATE: Just noticed some a**ehole on eBay selling copies of this -
complete with my watermark...
1960 Ford car commercial
These are gorgeous cars - the Galaxie, Thunderbird and Falcon. And the
Falcon got up to 30 MPG! Dig those women's fashions, too - you almost
expect Jackie Kennedy to step out of the car.
Holden HQ Vacationer - Australian TV commercial (1972)
Here's a TV commercial for the first Holden Vacationer options pack,
introduced on the HQ model.
Check out those extras - and the prices!
Telecine transferred by James Paterson, from a 16mm film print in my
1963 Ford Falcon Sprint convertible
Very nice car with four speed manual and 260 c.i. thinwall casting V8.
Notice the console between the bucket seats. Great paint, wheels, and
original type upholstery!
Ford XB Falcon - TV commercial (1975)
A clever ad for Ford's new XB, shot from the driver's point-of-view.
Bizarrely, this ad was "reviewed" in The Age's Drive.com.au section today -
motoring writer Jonathan Hawley somehow saw the car as being an XA, and the
ad as being from the "early 70's". Did I not spell it all out clearly
enough in the title?