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    Rebel Without a Cause (Warner Brothers, 1955). Poster (40" X 60"). Nicholas Ray's movie about teen alienation spoke to an entire generation upon its release and has since continued to captivate audiences. James Dean had risen to stardom the previous year in "East of Eden," depicting a young man searching for direction and acceptance. With "Rebel," Dean, Natalie Wood and Sal Mineo solidified the persona of misunderstood youth and became idols and symbols of teens across America. Unfortunately, Dean was killed in an auto accident a week before the film's release and never knew the impact his life would have. This poster is undoubtedly the most sought after of all James Dean posters, with its iconographic image of Dean leaning against the wall with a "smoke" in hand, personifying cool. This 40x60 is rolled and has had very minor airbrush work to the borders to repair a few light tears and some light smudging. Very Fine+ on Paper.

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    November, 2005
    11th-12th Friday-Saturday
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