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    Rebel without a Cause (Warner Brothers, 1955). Six Sheet (79.5" X 80.75").
    With the release of East of Eden, young James Dean captured the attention of teens all across America, making him the perfect choice for director Nicholas Ray's seminal film Rebel without a Cause. In this picture, Dean embodied the disenfranchised youth that every other teenager in the country could identify. And then tragedy struck. Just a month before the film hit theatres, James Dean died in an auto accident. The man who gave a new meaning to "live fast, die young" became a silver screen immortal and the legend just continues to grow to this day. This poster captures his rebellious spirit, his back turned on society, in a larger than life pose. If there's one poster to own of Dean, this is surely it. Professional restoration has addressed pinholes in the corners, and small paper loss on the fold lines on the left side of the poster in the blue background. Some light color touchup has been applied to the folds. Other than these minor signs of handling, this remains one of the paramount posters of the 1950s. Very Fine- on Linen.




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    July, 2014
    19th-20th Saturday-Sunday
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