James Dean: Portrait of Cool

James Dean: Portrait of Cool

By: Leith Adams (author)Hardback

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'I came to Hollywood to act not to charm society. The objective artist has always been misunderstood' - James Dean. James Dean is a twentieth century icon. He remains the figure we still associate best with youthful irreverence, with rebellion and with that brand of freedom that travels with the American automobile.

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About Author

Leith Adams is an archivist with the Warner Brothers collection at the University of Southern California. Keith Burns is a writer, and a director of an award-winning documentary on the comedian Ernie Kovacs.

Contents

'I came to Hollywood to act not to charm society. The objective artist has always been misunderstood' - James Dean. James Dean is a twentieth century icon. He remains the figure we still associate best with youthful irreverence, with rebellion and with that brand of freedom that travels with the American automobile. This book is a beautiful collection of archived material from the Warner Brothers studios, depicting Dean behind the scenes, capturing his special energy and star quality. The book also contains all the telegrams that follow the discovery of James Dean and the heart-breaking reaction of Elizabeth Taylor to his untimely death alongside the photographs from his greatest films.

Product Details

  • publication date: 03/12/2004
  • ISBN13: 9781857825916
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 224
  • ID: 9781857825916
  • ISBN10: 1857825918

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