James Dean: A Bio-Bibliography

James Dean: A Bio-Bibliography

by David Hofstede

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Overview

Though he appeared in only six films, James Dean is still frequently discussed some 30 years after his death in an accident at the age of 24. This book provides full production information, plot synopses, review excerpts, and critical commentary for Dean's roles in Fixed Bayonets (1951), Sailor Beware (1951), Has Anybody Seen My Gal? (1952), East of Eden (1955), Rebel Without a Cause (1955), and Giant (1956). It also details his stage, radio, and television work, and includes an extensive annotated bibliography.

This comprehensive guide synthesizes the tremendous amount of information available about Dean's life and legacy. Included are chapters on his work in stage, film, radio, and television; entries in each chapter provide production information, plot synopses, review excerpts, and critical commentary about each of his performances. The book also examines his unrealized projects and his survival in various tributes and recordings. An extensive annotated bibliography directs the reader to sources of additional information about Dean's fascinating hold on the American imagination.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780313294754
Publisher: ABC-CLIO, Incorporated
Publication date: 02/16/1996
Series: Bio-Bibliographies in the Performing Arts , #71
Pages: 186
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.50(d)

About the Author

DAVID HOFSTEDE is a free-lance writer. His previous books include Audrey Hepburn: A Bio-Bibliography (Greenwood Press, 1994).

Table of Contents

Illustrations

Preface

Acknowledgments

Biography

Chronology

Stage Work

Filmography

Radio/Television

Discography

Bibliography

Awards and Honors

What Might Have Been

Tributes

Index

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