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Cary Grant, Sophia Loren, and two 1955 Crown Imperial limousines star in this 1958 film.

Below are several still pictures from the movie.  In order to play, just click any of the pictures below--click on a small picture for a small (1.2 Meg) movie, or a large picture to view a larger, high quality clip suitable for viewing in "full-screen" mode; file size is 8.8 Meg.  Left click to view the movie directly, or save to your hard drive by right-clicking and selecting "Save Target As".  If you need help viewing, go to our "How To Play Imperial Movies" page.  Enjoy!



In the film's opening scene, widower Cary Grant drives to his sister-in-law's mansion outside Washington, D.C. to see his children. As he pulls up in his Jeep, he is greeted by not one, but a pair of matching '55 Crown Imperial limos.
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You couldn't find a greater contrast than the Jeep and the '55 Imperial.
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Note the a/c intake ducts on this 1955 Crown Imperial as Cary Grant walks by...
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...and into the house. Look at those beautiful chrome-plated headlight bezels and wire wheels!
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