Captain Rick: Enjoy photos of famous stars with their classic cars from the early 1900’s. Part I of this series includes photos of Joan Crawford, Lillian Harvey, Johnny Weissmuller, Clark Gable and a 1919 Pierce Arrow, 1926 Auburn Roadster, 1929 Ford Town Car, 1932 Packard, 1932 Chevrolet and several other stars and classic cars.

image  Fatty Arbuckle and his 1919 Pierce Arrow – “Fatty” was an American silent film actor, comedian, director, and screenwriter

image  Erich Von Stroheim and his Cadillac – Erich was an Austrian director, actor and producer, most notable as being a film star of the silent era, subsequently noted as an auteur for his directorial work

image  Harold Lloyd and wife Mildred Davis with their Buick – Harold was an American film actor and producer, most famous for his silent comedies

image  Lincoln Theodore Monroe Andrew Perry, AKA Stepin Fetchit, with his Cadillac Phaeton – he was an American comedian and film actor

image  Joan Crawford with her 1929 Ford Town Car – Joan was an American dancer and stage chorine, who later became a noted, Oscar-winning film and television actress

image  Babe Ruth receiving a 1926 Auburn Roadster as a gift – “Babe”, nicknamed “the Bambino” and “the Sultan of Swat”, was an American baseball outfielder and pitcher who played 22 seasons in Major League Baseball, from 1914 to 1935

image  Lillian Harvey and her Mercedes – Lilian was a British-born actress and singer, long-based in Germany, where she is best known for her role as Christel Weinzinger in Erik Charell’s 1931 film Der Kongreß tanzt

image  Johnny Weissmuller with his 1932 Chevrolet – Johnny Weissmuller was an Austro-Hungarian-American competition swimmer and actor best known for playing Tarzan in films of the 1930s and 1940s

image  Laurel and Hardy in their 1930 Buick Phaeton – Laurel and Hardy were a comedy double act during the early Classical Hollywood era of American cinema

image  Clark Gable with his 1932 Packard – Clark was an American film actor, often regarded as The King of Hollywood or just simply as The King. Gable was arguably best known for his role as Rhett Butler in the epic Gone with the Wind (1939), for which he received his third nomination for the Academy Award for Best Actor.

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