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Original James Dean Funeral Photos. A somber set of 12 b&w 3.5" x 6" photos of James Dean's funeral that includes shots of h...

2006 October Music/Entertainment Memorabilia Signature Auction #634

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Auction Ended On: Oct 7, 2006
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Original James Dean Funeral Photos. A somber set of 12 b&w 3.5" x 6" photos of James Dean's funeral that includes shots of his casket, the hearse that delivered him to the cemetary, and Fairmount Friends Church where services were held. Like Rudolph Valentino before him, Dean's tragic, untimely death struck a chord with the American public and raised his status to that of a cult icon. The little church was packed with 600 mourners, and at least four times as many more listened outside as the proceedings were relayed on loudspeakers. The number of attendees is said to have outnumbered the town's total population, a surprising turnout considering only one of his three features had been seen by the general public; his last two films were released after his death, and he received two posthumous Academy Award nominations as well. These rare photos are in overall Fine to Very Fine condition with mild wear, and half were glued into a photo album and later cut out, and still have the heavy paper attached to the backing, which does not affect the images. From the James Dean Museum archive.

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