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    Report: Martin Scorcese to produce Silver Ghost film about Rolls-Royce

    This could be interesting: Oscar-winners Martin Scorsese and Richard Attenborogh are teaming up to make a film called Silver Ghost, based, in part, on the lives of Charles Rolls and Henry Royce. The screenplay was written by Jeffrey Caine (Goldeneye) and playwright Sharman Macdonald, who also ...

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    Rankin takes on the Spirit of Ecstasy in celebration of her centenary

    Few marques are as encapsulated in their hood ornaments as is Rolls-Royce. (Which could be largely because Rolls-Royce is one of the last automakers still using hood ornaments.) Its iconic Spirit of Ecstasy, as we've been covering, celebrates its centenary this year. And as much as the Flying ...

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    Rolls-Royce parades through London on the Spirit of Ecstacy centenary drive

    Rolls-Royce Spirit of Ecstacy Centenary Drive – Click above for high-res image gallery
    Rolls-Royce may sell as many motor cars in Hong Kong and Dubai as they do in their own domestic market, but if you had to pick one city that embodies the Spirit of Ecstasy, that'd be London. So to ...

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    Rolls-Royce honors the Spirit of Ecstasy with special run of Phantoms

    Rolls-Royce Phantom Spirit of Ecstasy Centenary Collection – Click above for high-res images
    It's lonely at the top. And by that we mean that, if you're shopping at the very pinnacle of the automotive market, you've really only got a few choices. Looking for a stately saloon? Then you're ...

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    Rolls-Royce Spirit of Ecstasy celebrates 100

    Rolls-Royce is celebrating a birthday for an important company icon this year. The Spirit of Ecstasy, otherwise known as The Flying Lady, has appeared at the forefront of Rolls-Royce motor cars since 1911. This year marks its 100th birthday. To honor this milestone, Rolls-Royce is marking all 2011 ...

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    Priory Fine Arts flies the Spirit of Ecstasy with reproduction sculptures

    Spirit of Ecstasy sculpture by Priory Fine Arts – Click above for high-res image gallery
    Though hood ornaments were once commonplace on high-end automobiles, they've all but completely gone the way of the dodo. Mercedes-Benz sedans still use the simple but iconic three-pointed star, and its ...

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    OrnaMental: NY dealership commissions $200k diamond Rolls-Royce hood ornament

    As far as hood ornaments go, it's hard to top the Rolls-Royce "Spirit of Ecstasy". The flying lady is so highly valued, that on the latest models, the ornament can electrically retract into the top of the grille. But you know how it is; for some, enough is never enough. Count among them Manhattan ...


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