East of Eden
Burbank, CA: Warner Brothers, 1955. Two vintage keybook photographs from the 1955 film, one showing director Elia Kazan behind the camera, the other showing actors James Dean and Nick Dennis goofing around behind the scenes with dialogue director Guy Thomajan. Typed annotations identifying the subjects on the versos.
Based on the 1952 novel by John Steinbeck. Winner of Best Dramatic Film at Cannes, and nominated for the Palme d'Or. Jo Van Fleet would go on to win a Best Supporting Actress Oscar, and the film was nominated for three more Academy Awards, including Best Director, Best Screenplay, and the first ever posthumous acting nomination in Academy history for Dean's lead performance.
Images 4.5 x 3.5 inches, on 11 x 8 inch sheets with two hole punches to the left edge as called for. Near Fine.
National Film Registry. Rosenbaum 1000. Scorsese, A Personal Journey Through American Movies.