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VIDEO: George Barris Week—'Kustomizing' Cars for Elvis, Cher, John Wayne, John Lennon, Bob Hope and Frank Sinatra

There is hardly a mega-star the North Hollywood businessman hasn't met and customized a car for.

Today in the finale of George Barris Week at North Hollywood-Toluca Lake Patch, we get many stories of the many famous celebrities Barris has "kustomized" cars for.

And you can check out some of Barris' handywork in the film Arthur, which opens today and features several scenes with The Batmobile from the 1995 film Batman Forever.

As part of our George Barris Week, Monday we , the "King of the Kustomizers," a man responsible for The Batmobile, the Munster Mobile and countless other famous TV and film cars.

Barris gave us an and a few other of his famous autos, which are all located at his shop in North Hollywood. 

He also told us about the of the car that James Dean was killed in.

Thursday George Barris, his son, Brett, and others share memories of cruising Van Nuys Boulevard in a story that originally ran back in December.

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