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    James Dean Signed East of Eden Lobby Card. He appeared in only three movies before his untimely death at age 24, but James Dean's preternatural skill as an actor allowed him a lasting legacy. Dean made his auspicious debut in Elia Kazan's adaptation of John Steinbeck's novel -- the only one of his movies released before Dean's death -- and was quickly established as a rising star. This 11" x 14" lobby card for the 1955 movie is inscribed "To Bob with all my best wishes" and signed by Dean across the top in black ink (an enhanced image of this fantastic lot graces the cover of our auction catalog). The lobby card is in Fine condition with pin holes in the corners and near the image field, a few areas of mild soiling, a few corner creases, and tearing, discoloration, and chipping to the edges. Only a light crease through the "D" affects the signature. Accompanied by James Spence Authentication auction LOA.

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    Auction Dates
    June, 2009
    5th-6th Friday-Saturday
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