[Healeys] Healey Sighting

Bob Spidell bspidell at comcast.net
Thu Apr 4 15:53:34 MDT 2019

Couple grainy screen shots.

On 4/3/2019 9:16 PM, Bob Spidell wrote:
> Surprised no one has reported this one yet (or maybe I missed the 
> memo?). In Clint Eastwood's latest, 'The Mule' there is a red BJ8 
> featured briefly, but prominently, in a couple scenes.  Eastwood, who 
> has been transporting coke for a Mexican cartel, is brought to meet 
> the cartel's big boss in Mexico; as he's driven up in a black 
> Escalade--of course--there is a Mustang, a Cobra, an E-Type and, as 
> Eastwood gets out of the SUV the red BJ8 is seen in the background.  A 
> few minutes later, there is a framed shot of the drug lord's mansion 
> in front in the evening, and the BJ8 is on the left, the Cobra is in 
> the center and there's another older car--think it might be a Jag 
> coupe, not sure--on the right. Eastwood is the kind of director who 
> leaves nothing to chance--frames every scene--and it's pretty damn 
> cool he featured the Healey in a full shot; the Cobra and the other 
> car (Jag?) were both partially obscured.  I'm a cheap ass, except when 
> it comes to my cars, and I waited for the movie to be rentable 'On 
> Demand,' which is nice because, of course, I could back it up and 
> forward it to verify my sighting (and try to discern the dialog my old 
> ears often miss).  The first shot is at 1:00:37, and the second at 
> 1:01:27.
> The movie?  Oh, it was OK; for $5.99 it was worth it for the Healey 
> sighting.  My SO was only slightly annoyed but, she drives a Focus.
> Bob
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