The Canadian James Dean Six Years Before James Dean.

His name?  Marshall Green.  Note the rhyme.  He even placed a Nurburgring badge on the rear grill of his 1952 356 three years before Jimmy Dean made it famous to do so.  Frankly, I don’t think my father ever had a clue who J.D. even was, although my parents were watching Giant at the movie house when my mother knew the young lad wanted out.

My parents.  Not sure of the 356 year.  Looks like an 356A

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