Saturday, August 30, 2008


“Daktari” (a language of Swahilee, means Doctor of medicine) It was a story of a veterinarian who learnt a behavior of the animal in order to help every kind of animal in West Africa. Daktari was a television series that aired on CSB from 1966-1969. The show had distinctive accompanying music that was a fusion of jazz and African influences. Jazz drummer Shelly Manne contributed music; he released an affiliated record, Daktari: Shelly Manne Performs and Conducts His Original Music for the Hit TV Show, on the Atlantic Records label in 1968. According to the liner notes on the album, Manne and his fellow percussionists play ankle and wrist jingles, Thailand mouth organs, aungloongs, ocarinas, vibraphones, tympani, and different kinds of marimba

The die-cast Land Rover from the cinema TV, a set of Daktari was produced in China by Corgi Classic Ltd. The Length is 9.8 cm. The original Corgi company never made another safari toy, but in 1998, new Corgi issued a commemorative Daktari set. No.07104 included the old 1/43rd scale Land Rover, but the wheels are different, and the rear window in the cab is larger. The black stripes are bolder, as are the Wameru transfers, which are now on the pick-up sides. Included with the vehicle are very good models of Judy the chimp and Clarence with his glasses. The box is particularly pleasing, with Daktari logo, Clarence artwork, publicity stills and photos of a Land Rover on Safari. Although it’s not a limited edition, it may prove a little harder to find than its contemporaries. Buy it now

Sunday, August 17, 2008


The Italian Job is a 2003 heist film, directed by F. Gary Gray. The film stars Jason Statham, Mark Wahlberg, Charlize Theron, Edward Norton, Seth Green, Mos Def and Donald Sutherland. Though it is a remake of the original 1969 film of the same name starring Michael Caine, it has an almost entirely different plot and characters. The film garnered generally favorable reviews, with most critics saying that though it lacked the wit of the original, it was still a fun ride. It was nominated for a total of nine awards, winning four.

A gang of robbers, lead by career criminal Charlie Croker, create the largest traffic jam in Los Angeles history, giving them time to pull off a theft of gold bullion. They get away in their Mini Coopers, which are small enough to drive on sidewalks so they can make a clean get away before the traffic jam clears. (Written by Mark Cameron)

Careering across the roofs, and down through the sewers and marble staircases of Turin, this trio of Minis made an unforgettable spectacle in the 1969 comedy classic, the Italian Job. Reproduced under license from Paramount Pictures, these 1/36 scale replicas capture the stye and fun of the originals, so excitingly caught on celluloid. A very nice set.

Monday, August 11, 2008


1940's Batmobile Roadster 1:43rd scale diecast vehicle. Unusual is design, this rare 1940's classic will put Batman collectors in a frenzy. A spring-activated battering ram protects Batman and Robin from the evil that lurks. Batman and all related characters and elements are trademarks of and copyright to DC Comics. All trademarks depicted are used by Corgi Classics Limited under licence.

Detailed diecast model of the classic DC Comics 1940's Batman Batmobile Roadster featuring opening bonnet with full V12 engine detail beneath and openable boot lid, revealing Batman accessories (not removable) stored within. Supplied in presentation box with certificate and product leaflet. Very Limited Model in unpainted metal with only 300 produced for the whole world! Buy it now and See more.

Monday, August 4, 2008


This is a very detailed replica of 1/18 scale 1969 Dodge Charger Dukes Of Hazard diecast model car 1:18 scale die cast by ERTL. Opening Doors, Opening Hood, Detailed Interior, Rubber Tires, Steerable Wheels, Perfectly modeled engine, Accurate Gauges and dash inside. 1969 Dodge Charger Dukes Of Hazzard diecast model car 1:18 scale die cast makes great gift for any car enthusiast. Dimensions L-9 (Approximate), H-3 25 (Approximate), W-4 (Approximate). See more.


The General Lee is the automobile driven by the Duke cousins Bo and Luke in the television series The Dukes of Hazzard and was rented to them by Andrew Lane for filming. It is known for the chases and stunts, especially high jumps, in almost every episode, and for having the doors welded up, leaving the Dukes to climb in and out through the windows. The car appears in all but one episode of the series (the third broadcast, Mary Kaye's Baby). The car's name is a reference to the Confederate General Robert E. Lee, and indeed the vehicle embodies the Southern United States, bearing as it does a Confederate flag on its roof and a horn which plays a bar from the song "Dixie".

The idea for the General Lee was developed from the famous bootlegger Jerry Rushing's car, which was named for General Lee's favorite horse, Traveler. Traveler was also the name of the car in Moonrunners, the 1975 movie precursor to The Dukes of Hazzard.

This is 1969 Dukes of Hazzard General Lee. 1/18 Scale Dirty Version by Joyride. Opening Hood. Steerable Wheels. Detailed engine compartment. Detailed interior & Exterior. See more.