Puttin’ on the Ritz


I had lunch today with my favorite uncle and it was really nice to see him.  As we walked back to our cars, I spotted this Rolls Royce.  I don’t know what year it is, but it had the Arizona classic plates on it.  While photographing the hood ornament, I flashed back to the all of the 1920’s movies, and the music of Puttin’ on the Ritz.  Click to enlarge the photo.  Namaste’


6 Comments Add yours

  1. zannyro says:

    LOVE THIS!! Labor day weekend is the Auburn/Cord/Duesenberg Festival in a town not far from here…Dying to go and take a lot of images,,but this is SO COOL!!
    Thanks for sharing it Gina!


    1. Many thanks, Miss Z! How fun to be able to go to that. Can’t wait to see your images. Sometimes I feel like I had another life back then. I’ve always loved the old cars, flappers, etc. Al Capone? Maybe …


      1. zannyro says:

        Ooooooooooo..Al Capone..??!!!! I have always loved the old cars too….My dream car?…some kind of ‘Cord” convertible…a Duesenberg would work in a pinch…don’t know if I’ll get there…hope to…but…


  2. bulldogsturf says:

    The famous Rolls Royce… brings back memories of my youth… when you saw one of those you stood with reverence as the owner was a very important person, normally driven by a driver with white gloves…


  3. Love automobiles, regardless of the year but the older models do hold a charm and grace of years gone by. Here is the website of a museum we visited on our trip to Fairbanks, AL this summer. BEST museum experience I have ever had. They really knew how to put this together and give a show. As a side note, all cars in the collection with the exception of 4 are still taken on the road today.



    1. Thanks so much for that link! Wow! I can just picture myself driving around in that ’33 Auburn, scarf and all. I’m sending that link around to some of my auto enthusiast friends.


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