WorldCat Identities

Dean, James 1931-1955

Works: 485 works in 1,603 publications in 12 languages and 34,046 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Melodramas (Motion pictures)  Biography  Documentary films  Juvenile delinquency films  Teen films  Historical films  Western films  Epic films 
Subject Headings:
Roles: Actor, Performer, Author, Dedicatee, Costume designer, Other, Creator, Contributor, Originator, Singer, Depicted
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works about James Dean
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Most widely held works by James Dean
Rebel without a cause by Nicholas Ray( Visual )

198 editions published between 1955 and 2016 in 10 languages and held by 4,141 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jim Stark, the teenage son of a well-to-do family, is overcome by loneliness, frustration and anger, which leads to violence when he seeks approval of a gang of high-school hoodlums
Giant by George Stevens( Visual )

122 editions published between 1955 and 2016 in 8 languages and held by 2,863 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bick Benedict, his society-gilded wife and three generations of land-rich Texas sons and daughters love, swagger, connive and clash in a monumental drama of family strife, racial bigotry and conflict between cattle barons and newly-rich oil tycoons
East of Eden by Elia Kazan( Visual )

113 editions published between 1954 and 2017 in 7 languages and held by 2,448 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The saga of three generations of the Trask and Hamilton families in the early 1900's in Northern California
Greatest classic films collection( Visual )

3 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 199 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rebel without a cause (1955): The adolescent son of a well-to-do family gets into trouble with other kids and the police
James Dean : forever young by Michael J Sheridan( Visual )

6 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 156 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Movie clips, romances, photos that are part of our national DNA and the small-screen work that paved the way to the big screen are all part the James Dean you couldn't see until now. Forever young. Endlessly fascinating
George Stevens : a filmmaker's journey( Visual )

2 editions published between 1986 and 2004 in English and held by 144 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Interviews with noted actors, actresses and directors and clips from his films illustrate the movie making genius of George Stevens. Those interviewed or shown in clips include Katharine Hepburn, Spencer Tracy, Warren Beatty, James Dean, Rock Hudson, Fred Astaire and Alan Ladd among many others. Contains rare behind-the-scenes footage and footage from film shot by Stevens in Europe during World War II
The James Dean story by Robert Altman( Visual )

21 editions published between 1957 and 2010 in English and held by 136 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

James Dean--the man, the actor, the myth. Robert Altman explores Dean's personal life, the moments between films featuring his family, girl-friends, fraternity brothers and numerous Hollywood contemporaries. This film contains never before seen footage from "East of Eden", the famous Highway Public Safety Message made for television and rare film from the Hollywood premiere of "Giant."
Sentence of death by Matt Harlib( Visual )

11 editions published between 2002 and 2008 in English and held by 117 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sentence of death: A young James Dean plays a young man who was in the wrong place at the wrong time. The night America trembled: A re-enactment of the night in 1938 when Orson Welles' War of the worlds was broadcast on the radio
Hill number one( Visual )

14 editions published between 1990 and 2009 in English and held by 107 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

James Dean delivers his first televised performance playing the role of John the Baptist in this Easter special episode of the TV religious anthology Family Theatre, wherein the story of the Resurrection is told in flashback form at a contemporary family gathering. Includes an introduction by Tony Curtis and a bonus clip of the original theatrical trailer for James Dean's "East of Eden." (1st work) ; A young man lies about being important and loses the girl he loves. (2nd work)
James Dean : the fast lane( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 101 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A comprehensive look at the little-known aspects of the legendary star's spectacularly brief career. It was just 1,734 days from Dean's first on-screen appearance to his death. Includes rarely seen footage of his on-air debut at age 19, television appearances, movie trailers, a 1950 commercial for Pepsi, as well as his final work - ironically, a 1955 highway safety PSA filmed just 13 days before he died behind the wheel
James Dean : live fast, die young by John Gilmore( Visual )

2 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and held by 95 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

James Dean is remembered as the embodiment of the rebellious American youth. Rising to megastardom overnight, he became an idol of teens in the 1950s. Casper Van Dien stars as James Dean in the retelling of this enigmatic bad boy that infatuated America and captured their hearts
East of Eden by Elia Kazan( Visual )

12 editions published between 1955 and 2013 in English and held by 91 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the Salinas Valley, in and around World War I, Cal Trask feels he must compete against overwhelming odds with his brother Aron for the love of their father Adam. Cal is frustrated at every turn, from his reaction to the war, to how to get ahead in business and in life, to how to relate to his estranged mother
John Steinbeck's east of Eden( Visual )

6 editions published between 1991 and 2016 in English and German and held by 78 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on John Steinbeck's novel and directed by award-winning director Elia Kazan. The emotionally charged film tells the story of lonely youth Cal, who vies for the affection of his hardened father and favored brother, Aron
The complete James Dean collection( Visual )

2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 54 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

[East of Eden] : In a California farming valley in 1913, a wild adolescent rebels against his stern father, realizing that he favors his twin brother
Jenseits von Eden by John Steinbeck( Visual )

22 editions published between 1955 and 2005 in 3 languages and held by 43 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Der unverstandene Einzelgänger Cal kämpft um die Liebe seines strengen Vaters und gegen die Bevorzugung seines Zwillingsbruders Aron. Arons Verlobte Abra wird zum einzigen Menschen, bei dem Cal Verständnis findet
Greatest classic films collection( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 41 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A streetcar named Desire (1951): Set in the steamy squalor of New Orleans, the story of a neurotic woman's mental collapse through exposure to her brother-in-law's animal magnetism
James Dean in his own words by James Dean( Book )

3 editions published in 1989 in English and held by 40 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Combines a collection of photographs of the brilliant young actor working on and off the movie set with his own views of his life and ambitions
James Dean : a portrait( Visual )

1 edition published in 1995 in English and held by 37 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents a comprehensive profile of the life of Hollywood legend James Dean, including new material from his estate such as family photos, television dramas and comercials, home movies, screen tests, wardrobe tests, and actual film footage from his three movies. Includes interviews with Dennis Hopper, Rod Steiger, Sal Mineo, Eli Wallach, and others
The James Dean story ; and, The bells of Cockaigne( Visual )

1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 36 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Portrait of James Dean assembled from existing material. Includes "East of Eden" outtakes, shots from the opening night of "Giant", and his TV safe driving message
Family bible collection( Visual )

1 edition published in 2016 in English and held by 36 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Martin Luther: recounts the tale of Luther's break from the Catholic Church, his posting of the 95 theses, and his eventual creation of the Protestant Movement
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Alternative Names
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