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Rebel Without a Cause

1955

Cast: James Dean, Natalie Wood, Sal Mineo
Director: Nicholas Ray
Writer: Stewart Stern, Irving Shulman
Cinematographer: Ernest Haller
Editor: William Ziegler, James Moore
Production Designers: Malcolm Bert
Production Company: Warner Bros. Pictures, Inc.

REBEL WITHOUT A CAUSE (1955) has been hailed as James Dean’s most memorable performance of the three films the actor made before his untimely death in a car accident, one month before REBEL opened. Although the picture was initially slated to star Marlon Brando as a juvenile delinquent, director Nicholas Ray changed the theme to reflect the generation gap between American teens and their parents… Learn more at the AFI Catalog

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