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James Dean died here

the locations of America"s pop culture landmarks

by Chris Epting

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Published by Santa Monica Press in Santa Monica, CA .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Historic sites -- United States -- Guidebooks.,
    • Popular culture -- United States -- History.,
    • United States -- Guidebooks.,
    • United States -- History, Local.

    • About the Edition

      Packed with historical information, this travel guide explores the sites where pop culture history was made. With hundreds of photographs, this encyclopedic resource covers approximately 600 sites of the most famous and infamous pop culture events. The greatest landmarks from Americana, movies, music, tragedy, crime, television, and sports are included, such as where George Washington crossed the Delaware River the diner in the film Diner the site of the Planet of the Apes finale the Hindenburg crash site the Brady Bunch house and the location of the 1980 Olympic "Miracle on Ice" hockey team victory. This offbeat travelogue provides the armchair traveler or road warrior tourist with all the information needed to visit America"s pop culture sites of significance.--From publisher description.

      Edition Notes

      StatementChris Epting.
      GenreGuidebooks.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsE159 .E68 2003
      The Physical Object
      Pagination310 p. :
      Number of Pages310
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3672207M
      ISBN 101891661310
      LC Control Number2003002372
      OCLC/WorldCa51613901

        Dean, who died from a broken neck and massive internal injuries, had made just three films before he died. The classic “East of Eden” was the only one he would see released in his lifetime. When “Rebel Without a Cause” came out a month after his death, the charismatic doomed star became an American icon.   In September , James Dean, the year-old Hollywood actor and teen heartthrob, died in a horrific car crash in California. For over six decades, his sudden death .

        From James Dean to Princess Grace of Monaco, some of the most iconic and celebrated stars have died in awful circumstances. A new book inspired by . Awesome place for anyone who followed he life and death of James Dean. I have always been interested in the enigma that is James Dean. Very moving and highly recommended. The monument is close by but not the actual crash site. I have the crash site coordinates here: N 8 Yelp reviews.

        Reviewed in the United States on June 3, Verified Purchase. In the first half of his book Beath lays out the facts of where when, how and a sprinkling of why James Dean died in He does a good job of tying together Dean's acting rolls with his risk taking, hard living, dare and death addicted young s:   The star of Rebel Without a Cause, James Dean died in a horrific car accident James Dean basically originated — and perfected — the brooding cinematic anti-hero with his portrayal of Jim Stark in Rebel Without a Cause, a tough, car-racing, knife-fighting, red jacket-wearing teen suffering from deep-seated emotional trauma.


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Video. An illustration of an audio speaker. Audio An illustration of a " floppy disk. James Dean died here: the locations of America's pop culture landmarks Item Preview remove-circle Share or Embed This : Everyone knows how Hollywood legend James Dean died—young and badly, crashing his Porsche Spyder on Sept.

30, More than half a century later Dean, his image and the few movies he made. James Dean loved racing cars, and in fact he and his brand-new, $ Porsche Spyder convertible were on their way to a race in Salinas, 90 miles south of. The book also reveals that Merv slept with Rebel Without a Cause heartthrob James Dean, film legend Montgomery Clift and Kennedy in-law Peter Lawford.

In yet another stunner, the book claims Griffin – who died in at age 82 – carried on a. Dean was pronounced dead on arrival at p.m.

by the attending emergency room physician, Dr. Robert Bossert. The cause of death listed on James Dean's death certificate is listed as a broken neck, multiple fractures of the upper and lower jaw, both right and left arms broken, and internal injuries.

James Byron Dean (February 8, – Septem ) was an American actor. He is remembered as a cultural icon of teenage disillusionment and social estrangement, as expressed in the title of his most celebrated film, Rebel Without a Cause (), in which he starred as troubled teenager Jim Stark.

The other two roles that defined his stardom were loner Cal Trask in East of Eden ( James Dean Died Here: The Locations of America's Pop Culture Landmarks Chris Epting, Author Santa Monica Press $ (p) ISBN More By and About This Author. The author of 30 travel and history books, including  James Dean Died Here,  Led Zeppelin Crashed Here,  Hello It’s Me, and many others, he is also an award-winning travel writer and has contributed articles for such publications as the  Los Angeles Times,  Westways  and  Travel + Lesiure  magazine.

James Dean, only 24 years old, died in the crash. Although already famous for his role in "East of Eden," his death and the release of "Rebel Without a Cause" caused James Dean to soar to cult status. James Dean, forever frozen as the talented, misunderstood, rebellious youth remains the symbol of teenage angst.

Who Was James Dean. THE AUTHOR Chris Epting is the author of 30 travel/history books, including James Dean Died Here (Santa Monica Press), Roadside Baseball (McGraw Hill), Hello It's Me, Dispatches From a Pop Culture Junkie (Santa Monica Press) and many others.

James Byron Dean was born February 8, in Marion, Indiana, to Mildred Marie (Wilson) and Winton A. Dean, a farmer turned dental technician.

His mother died when Dean was nine, and he was subsequently raised on a farm by his aunt and uncle in Fairmount, Indiana. After grade school, he moved to New York to pursue his dream of acting. James Dean fills up in the Valley on Sept. 30, Photo by Rolf Wütherich.

By Stephen Sachs. It is one of the most historic gas stations in Los Angeles. Seen by millions across the globe in an iconic photograph of a Hollywood legend. The destination for fans and followers worldwide as if on pilgrimages to a religious site. James Dean died without a will, leaving his estate and financial legacy to his father under intestate law — not to mention about $, in assets, which was all that Dean owned at the time (after paying taxes).

James Dean’s assets when he died were only the tip of the iceberg in terms of what the estate assets would really be worth. Chris Epting is the author of 30 travel/history books, including James Dean Died Here (Santa Monica Press), Roadside Baseball (McGraw Hill), Hello It's Me, Dispatches From a Pop Culture Junkie (Santa Monica Press) and many others.

The mangled remains of ‘Little Bastard,’ James Dean’s Porsche Spyder sports car in which he died during a high-speed car crash in (Credit: Hulton Archive/Getty Images) 9. James Dean was born February 8,in Marion, Indiana, to Winton and Mildred Dean.

His father, a dental technician, moved the family to Los Angeles when Jimmy was five. He returned to the Midwest after his mother passed away and was raised by his aunt and uncle on their Indiana farm.

Get this from a library! James Dean died here: the locations of America's pop culture landmarks. [Chris Epting] -- Packed with historical information, this travel guide explores the sites where pop culture history was made.

With hundreds of photographs, this encyclopedic resource covers approximately sites of. It's been more than 60 years since his tragic death and still Hollywood is looking for “the next James Dean.”The young actor made only three movies in his career – East of Eden () where.

James Dean Crime Scene Photo. James Dean was the coolest man around, with looks that made women (and men) weak in the knees. His role as Jim Stark in Rebel Without a Cause turned him into an instant star but it was his premature and tragic death in a car crash that cemented him as the legend he is today.

His love for racing was overshadowing his love for acting to the extent that Warner .