Pilkington: Hollywood calling

Movies featuring classic cars don't just need original glass, they need clear glass that movie cameras can film through.

That's why Pilkington Classics, part of Pilkington AGR North America, gets the call for movies such as the upcoming 2 Fast 2 Furious, where Pilkington supplied the windshields and backglass for a number of Chevrolet Camaros, and the new Starsky and Hutch movie to be screen next year, featuring the famous red and white Ford Gran Torino from the former television series.Celebrities who have recently relied on Pilkington Classics to provide authentic glass for their classic cars include US talk show host Jay Leno, retired racing car dirver A.J.Foyt, former baseball star Reggie Jackson and Dennis Gage from the US 'My Classic Car' television series.

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