Rebel Without a Cause (1955) was a Drama - Romance Film directed by Nicholas Ray and produced by David Weisbart.
Rebel Without a Cause was inducted into the National Film Registry in 1990.
Academy Awards 1955 --- Ceremony Number 28 (source: AMPAS)
|Best Supporting Actor||Sal Mineo||Nominated|
|Best Supporting Actress||Natalie Wood||Nominated|
|Best Writing||Nicholas Ray||Nominated|
"Rebel Without A Cause"By Jeremy Carr on Dec 10, 2013 From Studies in Cinema
That Rebel Without a Cause was such a success upon its initial 1955 release, and that it still stands as a hugely influential classic of American cinema, is not just a result of James Dean’s most iconic performance, nor is it simply the outcome of director Nicholas Ray’s talents. Why... Read full article
Old Hollywood Book Reviews: Live Fast, Die Young – The Wild Ride of Making Rebel Without a CauseBy Kristen on Aug 13, 2012 From Journeys in Classic Film
I don’t often praise books right out the gate but you should go out and buy today’s book. ?Live Fast, Die Young: The Wild Ride of Making Rebel Without a Cause is one of the most comprehensive books I’ve read not only detailing the making of a film, but discussing the film’s r... Read full article
Rebel Without a Cause (1955) @ the ParkBy Google profile on Aug 10, 2009 From Out of the Past - A Classic Film Blog
About MeBlogger, Out of the Past - A Classic Film Blog and more. Please add my Google profile to your circles. On Thursday, I went to go see Rebel Without a Cause (1955) outdoors on the big(ish) screen. The film was screened at Nathan Tufts Park in Somerville, MA and it was part of the town's Somer... Read full article
Rebel Without a Cause (1955, Nicholas Ray)on Jan 27, 2009 From The Stop Button
For a film with pioneering use of widescreen composition–the shot with the cars moving past Natalie Wood–and one of the better film performances (James Dean), Rebel Without a Cause is a curious failure. It’s loaded with content–there’s the stuff with Dean and his parent... Read full article
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Sal Mineo once said that on the day his death scene was shot, James Dean never let Sal out of his sight during the entire day.
The movie was originally to be shot in black and white, and some scenes had already been filmed that way, when the studio decided to switch to color. The official explanation at the time was that Twentieth Century-Fox, which owned the wide-screen CinemaScope process, had ordered that all films shot in the process had to be in color, but some also believe that Warners ordered the switch to head off comparisons with Blackboard Jungle and because James Dean's increasing popularity gave the film more prestige.
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