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  http://thebanditrun.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/08/15842504_226217424489493_596509547972001792_n.mp4 Want a Bandit TRANS AM from #BurtReynolds? Now you can WINaBANDIT.com, use Promo Code: BANDITRUN for DOUBLE tickets with Promo Code: BANDITRUN – Share with your friends! The Bandit Run Restore a Muscle Car      ...

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Download the latest version of the BANDIT RUN APP, available in your APP/PLAY Store! Must be a registered runner. If you are a passenger, please send us your name, your drivers name and email you would like to use to info@restoreamusclecar.com! APPLE USERS:  https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/bandit-run/id982961486?ls=1&mt=8 ANDROID USERS: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.agilx.banditrun  ...

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LIVE AND ONLINE AUCTION December 11th & 12th, 2014 The Palms Casino Resort, Las Vegas Dear fans, collectors and friends, My career has enabled me unforgettable memories spanning more than 50 years. I can truly say that I was honored to work beside some of the greatest producers, directors, and actors in the industry. Many became close friends that I shall forever cherish. I’ve enjoyed collecting many types of artistry and memorabilia during my career. But the fact of the matter is that you run out of space to put things after this many years. Regardless of whether it is a drawing from James Cagney, a painting by Henry Fonda, or just a piece of art that happened to catch my eye, they truly are my personal treasures. My sincerest wish is that you experience the same joy, laughter and love that my collection has given me for so many years. I hope my pieces find new homes where they can be cared for and appreciated. I have been blessed throughout my journey with fans steadfast in their loyalty and support. Thank you. I hold your friendship close to my heart and look forward to sharing my joy of acting for as long as I am allowed. Sincerely, Burt Reynolds Go to the following link to register to view the full catalog of items and for Online bidding! http://www.juliensauctions.com/auctions/2014/burt-reynolds/icatalog-accept.html...

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Still on The Run: It’s Smokey and the Bandits — a bunch of them By Larry Printz Imagine a day at the beach, followed by a night on the town. You’re tired and ready for a peaceful night’s sleep. You pull into the parking lot of your hotel only to find that most parking spaces have been taken by black 1977-78 Pontiac Trans Ams. Another handful are consumed by Snowman’s tractor-trailer. Have you stepped onto a movie set? Did you imbibe too much? No. You’ve stumbled onto The Bandit Run. “It’s fun because we take over hotels, restaurants, and gas stations,” said Dave Hall, creator of the event and owner of Restore A Muscle Car, a car restoration business in Lincoln, Nebraska. Hall and shop customer David Hersey created The Bandit Run in 2006 as a way to commemorate the following year the 30th anniversary of the film “Smokey and the Bandit.” Hall had the group traverse the same route as the movie, driving from Texarkana, Texas, to Atlanta. That that initial run attracted more than 100 car owners speaks to the film’s enduring appeal. A similar number joined the run this year. And while the film’s stars Burt Reynolds, Sally Field, Jackie Gleason and Jerry Reed brought charisma to the big screen, there’s no denying that the picture’s greatest star didn’t receive any billing at all: the black 1977 Pontiac Trans Am accented in gold pinstripes with a screaming chicken decal on its hood and driven by Reynolds. For a generation of adolescent boys with Farah Fawcett posters on their bedroom walls, the Pontiac’s brash nature was the height of high school cool. Every boy wanted one. Now, those who have them pay a $90 entry fee to run them in the annual event. For that amount, the drivers get hotel discounts, vehicle decals, a grab bag of goodies and a support truck, not to mention a week of driving through the United States. But you don’t have to be a disco-decade aficionado to participate; any make or model of car can partake in the event. “We do not discriminate by any means,” said Hall. “Perhaps over 90 percent of the cars are going to be Trans Ams, but we have some Corvettes, some Camaros, we’ve had GTOS, Chargers, a little bit of everything. We even have a couple pickups.” This year’s run started at the GM Nationals in Carlisle, Pennsylvania, and finished in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina. We checked in with the group as it arrived in Portsmouth, Virginia. Hall already is working on next year’s route. Unlike the film that it commemorates, the Run’s speeds are...

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