Styling the Classic American Cars of the 1950's -1970's
Produced by Styling Designer John R. Samsen
An Audio-Visual Documentary DVD based on the memoirs of J.R. Samsen, who designed cars in the styling studios Ford and Chrysler Corp. from 1952 through 1976. Features car concepts art of many designers, concept cars, prototypes, many classic cars, muscle cars, stories of designers, etc.
FOUR PROGRAMS ON DISC; total viewing time 3 hours!
1.INTRODUCTION AND BIO OF J.R. SAMSEN
2. HISTORY AND EVOLUTION OF AMERICAN CAR STYLING
3.STYLING THE FORD CLASSICS- The first Thunderbird,
and other Ford cars
4. STYLING THE CHRYSLER CLASSICS- Desotos, Valiants,
Furys, Barracudas, Mopar muscle cars, etc.
Finally! An insider from the styling studios tells how the classic cars were designed
-and what it was like to be a car stylist during the "dream car" era!
John Samsen tells many stories about designing the "dream cars" at Ford and Chrysler Corp. He talks about many designers he knew and worked with, including Bob Bourke, Bill Boyer, Elwood Engle, Virgil Exner, Frank Hershey, Homer LaGassey, Gil Spear, Alex Tremulis, George Walker, and many others.
WITH OVER 500 PICTURES, MANY NEVER BEFORE PUBLISHED, THIS THREE HOUR DVD CONTAINS FAR MORE INFORMATION THAN THE LARGEST "COFFEE-TABLE" BOOK! Designers stories, styling concept art from all American companies,
photos of concept and show cars, muscle cars, sports cars, race cars, other types
of classic cars
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A tribute from Virgil Exner Jr., retired design executive, Ford Motor Co.,
NOTICE... THIS DVD IS MADE TO THE NTSC VIDEO STANDARD, USED IN NORTH AND SOUTH AMERICA, THE PHILIPPINES, JAPAN, TAIWAN, AND SOUTH KOREA. THIS DISC WILL NOT WORK PROPERLY IN VIDEO PLAYERS MADE FOR OTHER COUNTRIES WHICH USE PAL STANDARD. THE DISC WILL WORK IN PC COMPUTERS WORLDWIDE, WITH VIEWERS SUCH AS WINDOWS MEDIA PLAYER.