WikiWirral Share a Little Learn a Lot about your Wirral
Forum Statistics
Posts1,030,777
Topics75,919
Members13,874
Forums65
Posts in last 24hrs0
Most Online14,906
Nov 23rd, 2019
Who's Online Now
23 registered members (angelina, 6 invisible), 1,475 guests, and322 spiders.
Key: Admin, Global Mod, Mod
Social Media : Follow Us


Popular Topics(Views 7days)
83 Keys
New General Forums
Broken washing Machine
by BultacoAstro. 3rd Jun 2021 11:24am
Funny Pics and Posts
by neddy. 2nd Feb 2013 4:21pm
New Wirral History
Ford Estate 6th, 7th and 8th Avenue?
by alayne108. 10th Jun 2021 9:08pm
761 Gallaghers at Wirral Golf
by derekdwc. 3rd Jun 2021 9:48am
Viking Wirral map and current map
by derekdwc. 15th May 2021 12:22pm
Perrin Hall Birkenhead North End ?
by Reno37. 25th Dec 2013 1:19am
126 North Star Hotel 332 Cleveland Street 332 Mars
by derekdwc. 29th Mar 2009 9:23pm
Forum Tips
Photo Gallery Forums
New Brighton Artwork
Boaty McBoatface takes shape
Topic Replies
126 North Star Hotel 332 Cleveland Street 332 Mars
by sunnyside. 17th Jun 2021 10:02pm
What song are you listening to?
by BultacoAstro. 17th Jun 2021 9:25am
Free chest of drawers
by Heidi123. 16th Jun 2021 9:23pm
The Wirral Journal
by diggingdeeper. 16th Jun 2021 9:14pm
Keys
by lincle. 16th Jun 2021 3:01pm
Poulton Road, Wallasey
by Soozie. 15th Jun 2021 3:37pm
Perrin Hall Birkenhead North End ?
by derekdwc. 15th Jun 2021 1:16pm
CUPS & SAUCERS FREE
by gerry1. 14th Jun 2021 8:19am
Ford Estate 6th, 7th and 8th Avenue?
by alayne108. 13th Jun 2021 7:24pm
June
M T W T F S S
1 2 3 4 5 6
7 8 9 10 11 12 13
14 15 16 17 18 19 20
21 22 23 24 25 26 27
28 29 30
Recent Posts : What's On ?
Previous Topic
Next Topic
Print Topic
Rate Topic
Page 2 of 12 1 2 3 4 11 12
Re: Old Car Photo [Re: petzl] #932841
8th Mar 2015 4:41pm
8th Mar 2015 4:41pm
Joined: Aug 2013
Posts: 3,003
Wirral
C
cools Offline
Forum Master
cools  Offline
Forum Master
C
Joined: Aug 2013
Posts: 3,003
Wirral
Yeah they both look familiar to me as old movie stars. The man has the look of William Holden but maybe not tall enough, whilst the woman maybe Gina Lollobrigida perhaps....

Google Ads
Re: Old Car Photo [Re: petzl] #932844
8th Mar 2015 4:51pm
8th Mar 2015 4:51pm
Joined: Jan 2014
Posts: 658
Wirral
G
GeeMeister Offline
Smartchild
GeeMeister  Offline
Smartchild
G
Joined: Jan 2014
Posts: 658
Wirral
I don't see William Holden but I do see why you thought Gina Lollobrigida. I wonder if its her from when she filmed Woman in Rome in around 1954? It would make sense that she was there.

Re: Old Car Photo [Re: GeeMeister] #932850
8th Mar 2015 5:25pm
8th Mar 2015 5:25pm
Joined: Dec 2010
Posts: 267
Cheshire
P
petzl Offline OP
Addict
petzl  Offline OP
Addict
P
Joined: Dec 2010
Posts: 267
Cheshire
I have tried enlarging the pic on here ... the original photo is almost 8 inches high.


Attached Files 005.jpg006.jpg
Re: Old Car Photo [Re: petzl] #932853
8th Mar 2015 5:32pm
8th Mar 2015 5:32pm
Joined: Jan 2014
Posts: 658
Wirral
G
GeeMeister Offline
Smartchild
GeeMeister  Offline
Smartchild
G
Joined: Jan 2014
Posts: 658
Wirral
I definitely don't think it's William Holden as this guy doesn't have a dimple in his chin as per Mr H, now that i've seen the image close up I also have doubts about Ms Lollobrigida.

Re: Old Car Photo [Re: petzl] #932857
8th Mar 2015 6:01pm
8th Mar 2015 6:01pm
Joined: Aug 2013
Posts: 3,003
Wirral
C
cools Offline
Forum Master
cools  Offline
Forum Master
C
Joined: Aug 2013
Posts: 3,003
Wirral
Now I see it close up like this deffo not who I said. My friend says she does not think they anybody in particular just 2 glamorous continentals.

Re: Old Car Photo [Re: petzl] #932861
8th Mar 2015 6:31pm
8th Mar 2015 6:31pm
Joined: Jan 2014
Posts: 658
Wirral
G
GeeMeister Offline
Smartchild
GeeMeister  Offline
Smartchild
G
Joined: Jan 2014
Posts: 658
Wirral
Good try though Cools

Re: Old Car Photo [Re: cools] #932864
8th Mar 2015 7:18pm
8th Mar 2015 7:18pm
Joined: Jun 2011
Posts: 17,672
Wirral
G
granny Offline
Wiki Master
granny  Offline
Wiki Master
G
Joined: Jun 2011
Posts: 17,672
Wirral
Originally Posted by cools
Yeah they both look familiar to me as old movie stars. The man has the look of William Holden but maybe not tall enough, whilst the woman maybe Gina Lollobrigida perhaps....

Wow cools, You mentioning William Holden I thought it could be, plus his ears match !! laugh One on his left is very slightly more sticky outy. His left eye is also slightly bigger than his right one. His hair parted on his left, was also curly at times when not greased down.
His wife Brenda Marshall... was much smaller than he, this one looks about 8" taller. Definitely not Gina . Maybe the boobs could be a clue !
His face is recognizable though and it's driving me potty.

There was a Venice Film Festival Special Award for Ensemble Acting, form which he received an award in 1954 for Executive Suite.

1954 would have made him 36yrs. but they always looked older apart from when on screen, making it a tricky one.
I don't think they are just any old locals.


Another nomination for that award was:

Three Coins in the Fountain is a 1954 American romantic comedy film directed by Jean Negulesco and starring Clifton Webb, Dorothy McGuire, Jean Peters, Louis Jourdan, Rossano Brazzi, and Maggie McNamara. Written by John Patrick, the film is about three American women working in Rome who dream of finding romance in the Eternal City.[4]

Last edited by granny; 8th Mar 2015 7:29pm.

Humankind has not woven the web of life. We are but one thread within it. Whatever we do to the web, we do to ourselves. All things are bound together. All things connect.
~Chief Seattle
Re: Old Car Photo [Re: petzl] #932869
8th Mar 2015 7:41pm
8th Mar 2015 7:41pm
Joined: Aug 2013
Posts: 3,003
Wirral
C
cools Offline
Forum Master
cools  Offline
Forum Master
C
Joined: Aug 2013
Posts: 3,003
Wirral
No Granny I really don't think its him now the photo has been made bigger. It's a brain teaser isn't it?

Re: Old Car Photo [Re: petzl] #932953
9th Mar 2015 12:30pm
9th Mar 2015 12:30pm
Joined: Jun 2011
Posts: 17,672
Wirral
G
granny Offline
Wiki Master
granny  Offline
Wiki Master
G
Joined: Jun 2011
Posts: 17,672
Wirral
Sunbeam Alpine pre 1956. According to my 'contact'. Badge on the side denotes that.
Could the lady be actress Brigitte Auber ?


Attached Files mark1068a.jpgimages.jpgbrigette auber.jpg
Last edited by granny; 9th Mar 2015 12:32pm.

Humankind has not woven the web of life. We are but one thread within it. Whatever we do to the web, we do to ourselves. All things are bound together. All things connect.
~Chief Seattle
Re: Old Car Photo [Re: petzl] #932956
9th Mar 2015 12:33pm
9th Mar 2015 12:33pm
Joined: Jun 2011
Posts: 17,672
Wirral
G
granny Offline
Wiki Master
granny  Offline
Wiki Master
G
Joined: Jun 2011
Posts: 17,672
Wirral
. [youtube]8MXrd4C8lhI[/youtube]


Humankind has not woven the web of life. We are but one thread within it. Whatever we do to the web, we do to ourselves. All things are bound together. All things connect.
~Chief Seattle
Re: Old Car Photo [Re: petzl] #932957
9th Mar 2015 12:37pm
9th Mar 2015 12:37pm
Joined: Jan 2014
Posts: 658
Wirral
G
GeeMeister Offline
Smartchild
GeeMeister  Offline
Smartchild
G
Joined: Jan 2014
Posts: 658
Wirral
Hi Granny, If you are relating the car to the movie and to Brigitte Auber of the same period, I think you will find she sported the shorter hair style much like the insert.

Re: Old Car Photo [Re: GeeMeister] #932963
9th Mar 2015 1:06pm
9th Mar 2015 1:06pm
Joined: Jun 2011
Posts: 17,672
Wirral
G
granny Offline
Wiki Master
granny  Offline
Wiki Master
G
Joined: Jun 2011
Posts: 17,672
Wirral
She could have had her hair cut for filming, or be wearing a wig in car picture. You don't have to agree, I thought there was a similarity, particularly the left cheek when smiling slightly. Just an idea.
This picture is taken from another film.

http://www.imdb.com/media/rm1322037760/nm0041270?ref_=nmmi_mi_all_sf_1#

Last edited by granny; 9th Mar 2015 1:07pm.

Humankind has not woven the web of life. We are but one thread within it. Whatever we do to the web, we do to ourselves. All things are bound together. All things connect.
~Chief Seattle
Re: Old Car Photo [Re: petzl] #932970
9th Mar 2015 2:03pm
9th Mar 2015 2:03pm
Joined: Jan 2014
Posts: 658
Wirral
G
GeeMeister Offline
Smartchild
GeeMeister  Offline
Smartchild
G
Joined: Jan 2014
Posts: 658
Wirral
You sounded a little touchy there Granny, I was only offering an opinion. Don't worry, i'm not aggrieved but just letting you know how it appears. Have a nice day smile

Re: Old Car Photo [Re: petzl] #932974
9th Mar 2015 2:12pm
9th Mar 2015 2:12pm
Joined: Jun 2011
Posts: 17,672
Wirral
G
granny Offline
Wiki Master
granny  Offline
Wiki Master
G
Joined: Jun 2011
Posts: 17,672
Wirral
Maybe this is better for an idea. Last post.


Attached Files -----.jpgimagesWQAOEG0P.jpg

Humankind has not woven the web of life. We are but one thread within it. Whatever we do to the web, we do to ourselves. All things are bound together. All things connect.
~Chief Seattle
Re: Old Car Photo [Re: granny] #932976
9th Mar 2015 3:02pm
9th Mar 2015 3:02pm
Joined: Aug 2010
Posts: 936
ottawa canada ( formerly new b...
snowshoes Offline

Guardian
snowshoes  Offline

Guardian
Joined: Aug 2010
Posts: 936
ottawa canada ( formerly new b...
Could it be Dorothy Lamour?

Page 2 of 12 1 2 3 4 11 12

Moderated by  Mod 

Random Wirral Images

Click to View Topic.
Newest Topics
Keys
by lincle. 16th Jun 2021 3:01pm
Wilkos paint. help
by muzzy2. 12th Jun 2021 10:06am
Ford Estate 6th, 7th and 8th Avenue?
by alayne108. 10th Jun 2021 9:08pm
Looking for Food delivery driver
by ultimate. 10th Jun 2021 1:26pm
Colin pitchfork
by cools. 7th Jun 2021 9:36pm
For Sale & Free
Free chest of drawers
by Heidi123. 15th Jun 2021 2:01pm
puma football boots size 7 and 7.5
by gerry1. 12th Jun 2021 10:57pm
One plus 6 64gb
by ultimate. 10th Jun 2021 9:32am
Nintendo ds lite and Sight training game
by ultimate. 10th Jun 2021 9:13am
Water Butt
by GingerTom. 4th Jun 2021 3:20pm
Member Spotlight
Mark
Mark
Wirral
Posts: 21,238
Joined: November 2003
Show All Member Profiles 
Newest Members
david99, PhilTormey, Sebastian, david1988, Bluejo99
13874 Registered Users
Today's Birthdays
No Birthdays
New Wirral Info
Wilkos paint. help
by muzzy2. 12th Jun 2021 10:06am
Looking for Food delivery driver
by ultimate. 10th Jun 2021 1:26pm
Poulton Road, Wallasey
by Soozie. 5th Jun 2021 3:45pm
New Palace and Adventureland, New Brighton
by mikeeb. 5th Jun 2021 11:08am
Looking for someone that can do car service.
by ultimate. 31st May 2021 9:37am
News : New Topics
Keys
by lincle. 16th Jun 2021 3:01pm
Colin pitchfork
by cools. 7th Jun 2021 9:36pm
Dock roads and Bridges
by keef666. 26th May 2021 8:13am
New Enthusiast Forums
Gmail, Drive and Photos may be deleted by Google
by mikeeb. 31st May 2021 1:17pm
UFC Darren Till
by GaryFromWirral. 26th May 2021 10:00pm
Covid vaccinations in Wirral ?
by philmch. 23rd Mar 2021 5:55pm
Pooch perfect
by cools. 20th Feb 2021 10:29am
Bultaco pursang
by Bultaco. 13th Mar 2019 12:43pm
Popular Topics(Views 24hrs)
Wirral Sunrise Sunset
Sunrise Sun 4:42am
Sunset Sun 9:45pm
Local Time Sun 11:29am
Powered by UBB.threads™ PHP Forum Software 7.6.1.1