James Dean Double: Rebel Without a Cause + East of Eden

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Cinema- Buff Club

The icon of cool and famous for his roles as troubled teenagers, James Dean rocketed to stardom after starring in only 3 films before his untimely and tragic death in 1955. Catch two of James Dean’s career making performances in back-to-back screenings of Rebel Without a Cause and East of Eden.



2.30pm: Doors Open

3.00pm: Rebel Without a Cause

5.00pm: East of Eden

Gourmet toasties and warming soup will be available for purchase at Melts from 5.15pm – 8.15pm. The Bar and Candy Bar will be open for snack and drink service from doors open. Come early or stick around after your film to make the most of your visit.



Rebel Without a Cause

After moving to a new town, troublemaking teen Jim Stark is supposed to have a clean slate, although being the new kid in town brings its own problems. While searching for some stability, Stark forms a bond with a disturbed classmate, Plato, and falls for local girl Judy. However, Judy is the girlfriend of neighborhood tough, Buzz. When Buzz violently confronts Jim and challenges him to a drag race, the new kid's real troubles begin.

Director: Nicholas Ray

Cast: James Dean, Natalie Wood, Sal Mineo, Jim Backus, Ann Doran and Corey Allen

Genre: Drama

Rated: M

Consumer Advice: Low level violence

Run time: 1hr 51m

Language: English

Year of Release: 1955

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East of Eden

In the Salinas Valley in and around World War I, Cal Trask feels he must compete against overwhelming odds with his brother for the love of their father. Cal is frustrated at every turn, from his reaction to the war, how to get ahead in business and in life, and how to relate to his estranged mother.

Director: Paul Osborn

Cast: James Dean, Julie Harris, Raymond Massey, Richard Davalos, Jo Van Fleet and Burl Ives

Genre: Drama / Romance

Rated: PG

Consumer Advice: Adult themes

Run time: 1hr 55m

Language: English

Year of Release: 1955

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