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    "East of Eden" Script Given to Nick Adams by James Dean. A final draft copy of the screenplay for East of Eden, dated May 17, 1954, bound in leather and given as a gift to actor Nick Adams by James Dean, who had his friend's named embossed on the cover. Adams later passed it on to actress Yvonne Ginest. Adams became a close friend of Dean's after playing a small role in Rebel Without a Cause, and was devastated when Dean was killed. Adams began behaving recklessly and was arrested for speeding nine times in one year. His career began to falter, and eventually he was found dead of a drug overdose in 1968, at the age of 36. In Excellent condition with only light wear. From the James Dean Museum archive.

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    October, 2006
    6th-7th Friday-Saturday
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