Here are a couple of pretty dark movies, with brief Jeep appearances.
Lords of Discipline (1983) is a story about reluctant racial integration in a private military academy in the southern U.S. The appearance of the CJ-3B is extremely short, as the father-figure officer keeps an eye on where the young hero is going one night. The vehicle that steals the show is the hero's 1957 Chevy convertible.
Likewise in Dante's Peak (1997), a CJ-3B is seen for only a few seconds, as the residents of a small town in the northwestern U.S. rush to escape an erupting volcano. This 3B has a bikini top and full roll cage, and although it's not visible in this still frame, a close examination of the film reveals that the name "Afternoon Delite" is painted on the side of the hood. Anybody recognize this Jeep?
As in Lords of Discipline, the CJ-3B is entirely upstaged by the hero's Chevy, in this case a heavily modified Suburban supposedly belonging to the U.S. Geological Survey. Taking advantage of its snorkel, the hero avoids the traffic jam by driving across a river, in a sequence that off-road fans will enjoy. Unfortunately the vehicle is later submerged in lava. The fate of the CJ-3B is never revealed.
Thanks to Patrick Gray and Jarek Skonieczny for spotting these 3B's on the screen. -- Derek Redmond
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