The movie was filmed near Toronto in the late spring of '04. The TR3A
belongs to Jim Clark, a member of both the Toronto Triumph Club and the
Triumph Register of America.
Jim wrote about the experience of having his car used in the movie in the
TRA National Newsletter, issue #93. Of particular note was that the film
crew sprayed vanilla cake mix on the car (and removed the windscreen) to
eliminate reflections so that they could film in front of a blue screen for
Near Toronto, Canada
1960 TR3A s/n 68639L(O)
>Date: Fri, 25 Nov 2005 10:32:37 -0800
>From: "Kinderlehrer" <Kinderlehrer@comcast.net>
>Subject: for Triumphs in the movies spotters
>My wife brought home a pageaout of teh Oct issue of Redbook that has a
blurb about the movei "The Prize Winner of >Dfiance, Ohio". It's about a
'50's housewife who enters every jingle writing contest she sees and wins a
fridge, a >vacation, and a fancy car. Accompaning the blurb is a picture of
a '50's style family looking at their new fancy car - a >yellow TR3A. The
movie stars Woody Harrelson and Julianne Moore.
>There is one anachronism, though - the car has chrome wire wheels. It is
also missing those very hard to fit stone gaurds >on the rear fender. Does
it belong to anyone you know?
>Just thought you might like to know.
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