9/16/19 O&A NYC HOLLYWOOD MONDAY: Fred Astaire and Rita Hayworth Dance So Near and Yet So Far (You’ll Never Get Rich – 1941)

You’ll Never Get Rich (Columbia Pictures) is a 1941 Hollywood musical comedy film with a wartime theme directed by Sidney Lanfield and starring Fred Astaire, Rita Hayworth. The picture was very successful at the box office, turning Hayworth into a major star, and provided a welcome boost to Astaire who felt his career.
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1/29/16 O&A NYC AUTOMOBILE: Classic 1953 Cadillac Series 62 Coupe Heading To Auction


Based on the standard Cadillac Series 62 that hit the market in 1940, this 1953 Cadillac Series 62 Coupe designed by famous coach builder Ghia is culmination of Italian design and American engineering unlike anything before it. This one in particular was given a unique grille and taillights, lacked front parking lights, and featured two “bumperettes” rather than the standard full bumper. Not to mention the 212-horsepower V8 that you’ll find under the hood, paired with a four-speed automatic transmission. Continue reading