Sidewalk Film 101: Rebel Without a Cause (1955)

The bad boy from a good family.


Nicholas Ray

Our Film 101 series is just like film school without the annoying fear of unemployment. Every month features an important, influential film from a different decade, moving from 1903 in January to 2021 in December. Film screenings include links to additional resources to help historically and culturally contextualize the featured film. Film Synopsis: A rebellious young man with a troubled past comes to a new town, finding friends and enemies.

Credits

Director(s):

Nicholas Ray

Producer(s):

David Weisbart

Cast:

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

Sound:

Stanley Jones

Composer(s):

Leonard Rosenman