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    Rebel Without a Cause (Warner Brothers, 1955). One Sheet (27" X 41"). 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 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. This poster is undoubtedly the most sought after of all the Dean posters with its iconographic image of Dean in the red jacket leaning against the wall with a "smoke" in hand, a legend in the making. Very Fine.

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    March, 2004
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