Star letter: Mad Men omission

Published: 10:17AM Oct 20th, 2011

Dear Classic American,...I thoroughly enjoyed the article in your October issue, Mad Man vs Mad Men by the late, great David E Davis Jr. I adore cars of this era, and the Continental and Riviera are among my very favourite American classics.

Davis was certainly one of of America’s very best and most influential automotive journalists, and among his many achievements he founded Automobile magazine. I was surprised that you omitted to mention that he sadly passed away on March 27 this year, having fallen victim to cancer. How about giving the great man an obituary?

Simon Green
Via e-mail

This omission occurred as somewhere between the initial and final layout the box-out containing this information was omitted; on reflection we’ve decided that a more significant piece was fitting and you can read this in the News section.

Responses to “Star letter: Mad Men omission”

Current Issue: December 2015

Issue December 2015

Free DVD for every reader
1970 Chrysler Newport
Driving the dead - Cuba's miracle machines
Service station memories
Buying your first Yank
1949 Chevrolet




Buy this issue now

• Next issue on sale: Thursday, December 17

Issue 296

Issue 296
December 2015

The UK's Number 1 for 27 years

Subscribe and get this issue

Buy it now facebook Sample on-line

Other Letters

March Star Letter: Amazing times!

March Star Letter: Amazing times!

Dear Classic American,
Your feature in the January issue with time-lapse photography of the 1964 Thunderbird was not only very ...

Read More »

February Star Letter: Wot I learned in skool

February Star Letter: Wot I learned in skool

Dear Classic American,
I was interested to read your review of the latest incarnation of the Chrysler 300 (CA ...

Read More »

View all...


Related magazines:

Aviation Classics Classic Bike Guide magazine Motorcycle Sport and Leisure magazine


Find a retailer:

Use our handy tool to find your nearest stockist!
Find your nearest Stockist

Advertising Deadline:

January 2016 – Friday November 27; February 2016 – Wednesday December 23

Book advertising here

Next Issue Out:

Thursday, December 17