The Spare Parts Company is a short film about Roland Sotello – the owner of the famous Spare Parts Company motorcycle shop in Old City Philadelphia. The film is a 4 minute look into a life that led Roland from a degree in psychology to an apprenticeship at the Spare Parts Company to eventually taking the company over and keeping it alive and well into the modern age.
Bob Kane and executive producer William Dozier asked GM Design’s help in creating a suitable escape car for their lead character, Batman.
This photograph is from the film “The Girl on a Motorcycle”, a 1968 British-French film starring Alain Delon and Marianne Faithfull.
Search the globe and you’ll never find a cooler lamp than this, that main shaft is an authentic vintage shock absorber and the base is a brake disc.