People Interviewed As Part of Research

People  Interviewed  As  Part  of  Research This shows (in process) a list of the people we interviewed to learn the details and history of these cars and their companies.  This list also includes first-person histories or research written by individuals … Continue reading

In Search of the Johnny Dark Woodill Wildfire

Hi Gang… One of the most famous fiberglass sports cars of the 1950s is the lead car from the 1954 movie Johnny Dark.  Much speculation has taken place over the last many years concerning whether the car survives and who … Continue reading

Johnny Dark Production Notes Found! And Why They Are Important For Forgotten Fiberglass Enthusiasts

Hi Gang… If you love the vintage fiberglass cars of the early ‘50s – the 1954 movie “Johnny Dark” is for you.  It has everything a car guy would want in “car guy” movie: Sports car races – one actual … Continue reading

The Dick Foster Victress S1A Special – An Original Owner and Car Reunited: Part 2

——————————- Note:  This is the second of a three-part story on the Dick Foster Victress Special.  Click here to review all parts of the story. ——————————- Hi Gang… How did I find the Dick Foster Victress Special and get it home?  … Continue reading

Extra…Extra…Read All About It!!! World Premier of Johnny Dark Hits Toledo Ohio (June 16th, 1954)

Hi Gang… Holy Toledo! What made this city “ground zero” for the debut of the fantastic film that starred forgotten fiberglass sports cars of the fifties?  I think we may have finally figured this out, but it took meeting automotive … Continue reading

Collectibles From the Movie “Johnny Dark” – Lobby Cards

Hi Gang… As most of you know, the movie “Johnny Dark” is an important piece of history for fiberglass cars of the 1950’s.  After all, Universal Studios featured several fiberglass sports cars in the movie which included: Woodill Wildfire Victress … Continue reading

Books, Posters, Literature & More

BOOKS,  POSTERS  AND  LITERATURE Below is a selection of books, posters, and literature (original and reproduction) focused on vintage fiberglass sports cars.   For additional information or purchase, please contact Geoff Hacker at or call (813) 888-8882.      Marque      Part Picture Cost … Continue reading

Now Showing!!! Johnny Dark, 1954 (Universal Studios) Fabulous Fiberglass Film

Hi Gang… Think back to 1953… a time when if you wanted your own American sports car, you had to build it.  Yes…the Corvette was coming out the same year and just a few hundred would be available to the public.  So … Continue reading