owelles:

Dean enjoyed boxing between takes. He sparred with Perry Lopez, who frequently visited him at the studio, and also with ex-boxer Mushy Callahan, one of Dean’s stand-ins.

The Making of Rebel Without a Cause

owelles:

Dean enjoyed boxing between takes. He sparred with Perry Lopez, who frequently visited him at the studio, and also with ex-boxer Mushy Callahan, one of Dean’s stand-ins.

The Making of Rebel Without a Cause
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When asked to explain the movie’s enduring power, screenwriter Stewart Stern said that the film was “a plea for compassion. That’s why kids love it.” According to Stern, “I think one of the things that [Rebel Without a Cause] talked about was love, a real need for connection. And for the recognition that everything that people condemn in us as some kind of nefarious behavior - experimental behavior, dangerous behavior - is absolutely pure, sweet, innocent reaching out.”

When asked to explain the movie’s enduring power, screenwriter Stewart Stern said that the film was “a plea for compassion. That’s why kids love it.” According to Stern, “I think one of the things that [Rebel Without a Cause] talked about was love, a real need for connection. And for the recognition that everything that people condemn in us as some kind of nefarious behavior - experimental behavior, dangerous behavior - is absolutely pure, sweet, innocent reaching out.”

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James Dean, 1955

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James Dean, 1955

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"The most exciting young talent I’ve worked with in my 30 motion pictures. He seemed so introspective and brooding, but within a couple of weeks, his shell of reserve disappeared". Jim Backus
Jim, Natalie, and Sal (Rebel Without a Cause, 55)

epistlestojamesdean:

"The most exciting young talent I’ve worked with in my 30 motion pictures. He seemed so introspective and brooding, but within a couple of weeks, his shell of reserve disappeared". Jim Backus

Jim, Natalie, and Sal (Rebel Without a Cause, 55)

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