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FEATURE: Midwest Movie Cars

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While very few of us are destined to become the next Hollywood star, it is quite possible that your four-wheeled creation may one day cruise across the silver screen.

The transition from rolling to your favorite burger joint to parking on a major motion picture set may seem intimidating. Yet that’s where the Midwest Picture Car Group, or MWPCG, comes in. The Libertyville-based company was started in 2009 by three area friends who realized they all shared a common bond; a love of movies and cars.

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This Model A is owned by Roger Halvorsen. It was used in Michael Mann’s 2009 gangster flick starring Johnny Depp and Christian Bale, “Public Enemies“.

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Ed Hovorka owns this 1960 Rambler American that recently appeared in the TV series “The Playboy Club.”

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Ed also owns this Model T that was used in “Public Enemies”.

On-set photos Courtesy of MWPCG

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