“Rebel Without a Cause” at the Aero Theatre

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Aero Theatre
1328 Montana Ave
Santa Monica, CA 90403

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We remember star James Dean, who died on this day in 1955.
Director Nicholas Ray’s mythic saga of teen disobedience and alienation in 1950s America made James Dean and co-star Natalie Wood instant cultural icons. Ray’s use of color and the CinemaScope screen remains groundbreaking, rivaling Hitchcock for striking frame compositions and bold symbolism. Co-starring Sal Mineo, Jim Backus and Dennis Hopper, and featuring the Griffith Park Observatory.