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Post  English Crusader on Tue 15 Jan 2008 - 5:26

This is a photo of Deanna Durbin's first car as presented to her by Universal's production boss Charles Rogers at the railway station when she returned from a trip to New York on the 18th of December, 1936:



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Post  English Crusader on Sun 10 Feb 2008 - 4:05

Because Deanna Durbin was only 15 years old when she got her first car she had to apply for a special operator's license to drive on the 257 acres of land at Universal Studios.

This is a photo of Police Chief Edward Carey who issued the licence to Deanna:



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Post  English Crusader on Sun 10 Feb 2008 - 4:07

The number plates for Deanna's new car for 1937 were 7 V 7 - orange numerals on a black background:



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Post  English Crusader on Sun 22 Mar 2009 - 21:44

Deanna started driving lessons in 1938.

Her dad, James and the family chauffeur, William would take Deanna for lessons around the quiet streets of their neighbourhood:



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Post  English Crusader on Sun 19 Dec 2010 - 14:20

Deanna's favourite passenger was Tippy because she said, "He isn't a back-seat driver."

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Post  English Crusader on Wed 9 Feb 2011 - 4:57

Deanna Durbin would often drive her 1940 LaSalle to Universal Studios and then back home:

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Post  English Crusader on Wed 25 May 2011 - 9:47

Beautiful Deanna Durbin ready to take the driver's seat:



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Post  English Crusader on Sun 27 Jan 2013 - 22:52

The amazing singing voice of screen star Deanna Durbin became the engine that drove her to success:



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