James Dean photographed by Roy Schatt on December 29, 1954.
James Dean photographed by Phil Stern, 1955.
During the making of Rebel, Dean’s fan mail had increased from 400 letters a week to 1,200 letters a week. So many fans had shown up at the Griffith Observatory set that night, barricades had to be set up to keep them back. At one point, Dean went over to the crowd and signed autographs for twenty minutes.