In 1952, Oldsmobile presented ’The Lady and the Rocket’

Credit: Original article published by Classic Cars Journal.

Lady and Rocket

OK, so the action doesn’t quite compete with Gone in 60 Seconds or the Fast and Furious movies, but in 1952 General Motors produced a 36-minute film called The Lady and the Rocket. When a beautiful woman in a new Oldsmobile convertible passes two men in another Olds, the guys go into pursuit mode. 

Turns out, her name is Lucille, yep, as in the 1906 song classic, In My Merry Oldsmobile.

Here, courtesy of the California Automobile Museum and the Concours d’Lemons, we present The Lady and the Rocket: