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Jam Handy takes us inside GM Design in the late 1950s

By now, just about anyone who is into vintage cars and has visited the Hemmings Daily knows who Henry Jamison “Jam” Handy was. We’ve frequently featured various selections from his treasury of automotive documentary, educational and marketing films, and Kurt Ernst did a detailed biographical piece on Handy in May of 2014—Documenting the documentarian: New […]
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