East of Eden

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

Burbank, CA: Warner Brothers, 1955. Vintage studio still photograph of James Dean and Julie Harris talking with director Elia Kazan on the set of the 1955 film.

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 James Dean's lead performance.

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

10 x 8 inches. About Near Fine.

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

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