A giant bilboard picturing late actor James Dean stands in the parking lot of the gas station/ grocery store "Blackwell's Corner". For years Blackwell's Corner has been known as "James Dean's Last Stop" since it was the last stop made by Dean at around 5:00 pm on the day he was killed in a car crash a few miles away on September 30, 1955.  September 30, 2005 will mark the 50th anniversary of James Dean's tragic death in 1955.

On The Trail of James Dean

September 30, 2005 will mark the 50th anniversary of James Dean's tragic death in 1955.
A lot of places and people in Indiana and California are still linked to this famous actor who died in a car accident at the age of 24.
Dean is a cultural icon who reached fame with movies such as Rebel Without a Cause, East of Eden and Giant.

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Inside the James Dean Gallery in Gas City, near Fairmount, Indiana. The exhibit opened in 2004 and is the private collection of James Dean archivist, David Loehr. He began collecting in 1974, and has since amassed the world's largest collection of James Dean Memorabilia  September 30, 2005 will mark the 50th anniversary of James Dean's tragic death in 1955.
Title:
On The Trail of James Dean
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April 11, 2005
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51-2261-1295
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Inside the James Dean Gallery in Gas City, near Fairmount, Indiana. The exhibit opened in 2004 and is the private collection of James Dean archivist, David Loehr. He began collecting in 1974, and has since amassed the world's largest collection of James Dean Memorabilia  September 30, 2005 will mark the 50th anniversary of James Dean's tragic death in 1955.
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On The Trail of James Dean
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April 11, 2005
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Inside the James Dean Gallery in Gas City, near Fairmount, Indiana. The exhibit opened in 2004 and is the private collection of James Dean archivist, David Loehr. He began collecting in 1974, and has since amassed the world's largest collection of James Dean Memorabilia  September 30, 2005 will mark the 50th anniversary of James Dean's tragic death in 1955.
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On The Trail of James Dean
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April 11, 2005
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Inside the James Dean Gallery in Gas City, near Fairmount, Indiana. The exhibit opened in 2004 and is the private collection of James Dean archivist, David Loehr. He began collecting in 1974, and has since amassed the world's largest collection of James Dean Memorabilia  September 30, 2005 will mark the 50th anniversary of James Dean's tragic death in 1955.
Title:
On The Trail of James Dean
Date:
April 11, 2005
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54-2261-1309
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Mark Roesler in front of the building of CMG Worldwide Inc. in Indianapolis on April 11, 2005. Roesler is the chairman of CMG which licenses the names and images of celebrities, among them James Dean. CMG has contracts with more than 200 companies that market about 1,500 products with Dean's name or image.  September 30, 2005 will mark the 50th anniversary of James Dean's tragic death in 1955.
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On The Trail of James Dean
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April 11, 2005
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Mark Roesler in the warehouse of  CMG Worldwide Inc. in Indianapolis on April 11, 2005. Roesler is the chairman of CMG, which licenses the names and images of celebrities, among them James Dean. CMG has contracts with more than 200 companies that market about 1,500 products with Dean's name or image.  September 30, 2005 will mark the 50th anniversary of James Dean's tragic death in 1955.
Title:
On The Trail of James Dean
Date:
April 11, 2005
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56-2261-1124
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An employee of CMG Worldwide Inc. takes pictures of memorabilia sold by the company in Indianapolis on April 11, 2005. CMG Worldwide Inc.licenses the names and images of celebrities, among them James Dean. CMG has contracts with more than 200 companies that market about 1,500 products with Dean's name or image.  September 30, 2005 will mark the 50th anniversary of James Dean's tragic death in 1955.
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On The Trail of James Dean
Date:
April 11, 2005
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57-2261-1106
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Inside the Formosa CafÈ in Los Angeles that sits across the Warner Hollywood Studio and was frequented by just about every movie star in Hollywood, among them late actor James Dean.  September 30, 2005 will mark the 50th anniversary of James Dean's tragic death in 1955.
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On The Trail of James Dean
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April 12, 2005
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58-2261-1370
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Inside the Formosa CafÈ in Los Angeles that sits across the Warner Hollywood Studio and was frequented by just about every movie star in Hollywood, among them late actor James Dean.  September 30, 2005 will mark the 50th anniversary of James Dean's tragic death in 1955.
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On The Trail of James Dean
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April 12, 2005
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59-2261-1382
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The Formosa CafÈ in Los Angeles sits across the Warner Hollywood Studio and was frequented by just about every movie star in Hollywood, among them late actor James Dean.  September 30, 2005 will mark the 50th anniversary of James Dean's tragic death in 1955.
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On The Trail of James Dean
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April 12, 2005
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60-2261-1411
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Very rare document signed by late actor James Dean. It is the original contract between Dean and Warner Bros regarding the promotion of the movie "Giant" where Dean is reuqested to appear in various shows and particiapte in photo shoots.   September 30, 2005 will mark the 50th anniversary of James Dean's tragic death in 1955.
Title:
On The Trail of James Dean
Date:
April 12, 2005
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62-2261-1437
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