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Martin Harvey
12-21-2016, 10:37 PM
Bored last week so I did some DVD transfert of my favorite scenes and here is a little montage of some of them, for car based ambulance nuts like me:

City and County Pontiac ambulances
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wwYChtzd0Xs&t=8s

Physicians Cadillac ambulances
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=F22ZV8s6IyA

Friday the 13th pro-car ambulances
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dpSSsm8oPvI

short scene in Blue Velvet.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dCdsApUgoEY

Am I the only one who buy a DVD only for a pro car in a scene? heh

Kurt Arends
12-22-2016, 12:06 AM
I love the color combination of the Physicians rigs! I would assume that you would call the lower body color Periwinkle? It almost looks white in some of the shots.

Martin Harvey
12-22-2016, 08:41 AM
I noticed the hood is white like the roof, their interior is always blue too!

Martin Harvey
12-22-2016, 09:07 AM
Forgot this one

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_NWl5RWy3jk

In french, it's a short scene in a local miniserie called "Le négociateur" based on the life of a Montreal journalist the action of the first season take place in the rough 1974 Montreal summer.

They used the Superior combination once owned by Demers ambulances I think the car was sold somewhere in Toronto. The '74 (actually a 75) Monaco is owned by a friend of mine.

John ED Renstrom
12-22-2016, 12:19 PM
You got love the transfer Sean from the #21 to the hospital gurney. They just picked up the 21 and held it till they slid the man over to the higher one.

Jon VanDermark
12-22-2016, 02:32 PM
Thanks for posting those Martin!

The City County clips reminded me of a couple things. Police escorts are dangerous and there is no way I would have held a gurney up in the air while the cops talked to the patient.

Steve Loftin
12-22-2016, 04:47 PM
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_NWl5RWy3jk

They used the Superior combination once owned by Demers ambulances I think the car was sold somewhere in Toronto.

That car is this one:

http://www.professionalcarsociety.org/forums/showpost.php?p=92266&postcount=6

Steve Loftin
12-22-2016, 06:10 PM
Regarding the '67 and '69 Pontiacs; this is probably the most footage I've ever seen of dual Junior beacons in action.

Martin Harvey
12-23-2016, 09:07 AM
Juniors were common here on station wagons on each corner. I sadly don't have any footage but some pictures.

Jim Ireland
12-24-2016, 03:50 AM
Love the videos, thanks for posting. An old one I found was of AIDS Ambulance. They were named this from the 1950s, but had to change their name in the 1980s for obvious reasons.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VFwAT-Fj_tM

Michael Scarola
12-25-2016, 11:22 AM
Excellent videos! Thanks for posting them.

Here one from a short lived TV show in 1985 called 'Misfits Of Science'.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hhtYlw0YYbk&feature=youtube