Seventy linear feet of magnetic and optical sound recordings on 35mm film stock, featuring production music and sound effects
produced by the Jam Handy Organization of Detroit, Michigan for industrial, educational and promotional films.
The Jam Handy Organization, founded in the late 1930s by Henry Jamison "Jam" Handy in Detroit, Michigan, was an industrial
film production firm which made thousands of movies never theatrically released to the general public. These films were typically
of an educational, training or advertising nature, although it may be said that most were a combination. Clients such as General
Motors (who was a neighbor, as well as their largest account), AT&T, Coca-Cola, U.S. Steel, and Alcoa Aluminum sought the
services of Jam Handy for their optimistic, uncomplicated, and highly professional production values.
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