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    "The James Dean Story", "East of Eden" (Warner Brothers, 1957/R-1960s). Photobustas (three 18.5" X 26.75") and Italian Re-Release Lobby Cards (twelve 9.5" X 11.5"). This lot represents the beginning and the end of Dean's brief film career. The young actor won critical acclaim for his work for his first feature role in East of Eden. In 1957, director Robert Altman chronicled the short life of the star in The James Dean Story. The three photobustas from The James Dean Story feature fantastic images of Dean including one of him behind the wheel of his MG TD race car. Another features Dean seated next to his Porsche 356 Speedster. The third photobusta is a scene from East of Eden. All three have wear along the edges, pinholes in the corners and have been folded. The MG TD card has a small chip in the right margin. The Italian lobby cards for East of Eden are in fantastic condition and come with their original glassine delivery bag. Very Fine-. From the James Dean Museum archive.

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    October, 2006
    6th-7th Friday-Saturday
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