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Cary Grant & the BMW Isetta
Cary Grant in a 1955 BMW Isetta.

Cary Grant poses in a 1955 BMW Isetta in Munich, West Germany.

National Automotive History Collection at the Detroit Public Library
While women are most often used to sell cars, men have also played the role of human hood ornament. Here, screen legend Cary Grant poses in a 1955 BMW Isetta in Munich, West Germany. The tiny car had one door -- in the front -- and three wheels.

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