East of Eden

Elia Kazan (director)
John Steinbeck (novel)
Paul Osborn (screenwriter)
James Dean, Raymond Massey, Julie Harris, Jo Van Fleet (starring)

Burbank, CA: Warner Brothers, 1955. Vintage reference photograph of actors James Dean and Julie Harris examining a small scale model of a farm on the set of the 1955 film. With holograph ink and pencil annotations identifying Harris and Dean to the verso.

Based on the 1952 novel by John Steinbeck, about two brothers who struggle for the attentions and favor of their deeply religious, emotionally troubled father. Winner of Best Dramatic Film at Cannes, and nominated for the Palme d'Or. Actress 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.

Set and shot on location in Monterey and Salinas, California.

10 x 8 inches. Near Fine.

National Film Registry. Rosenbaum 1000. Scorsese, A Personal Journey Through American Movies.

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