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    Rebel Without a Cause (Warner Brothers, 1955). Half Sheet (22" X 28"). The title alone summed up a generation of youth without direction and their patron saint was James Dean! Dean had risen to stardom the previous year in "East of Eden" depicting a young man who was searching for direction and acceptance. With "Rebel," Dean, Natalie Wood and Sal Mineo solidified the persona of misunderstood youth and became the idols and symbols of teens across America. Unfortunately, Dean was killed in an auto accident a week before the film was released and never knew the impact his life would have. Many collectors feel that this half sheet is the best poster on the film since it features the classic image of Dean with a cigarette as well as a fantastic portrait. The left and upper borders had been folded back at one time. The poster has been paper-backed to flatten these and the regular fold lines. There has been minor airbrushing along these white lines as well. Fine/Very Fine on Paper.

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    November, 2006
    14th-15th Tuesday-Wednesday
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