Skin Jobs at Mr. Altman's film presents Dean as the studios wanted him to be remembered. Nude - as James Dean. As a bisexual tart he was utterly convincing. Those pictures feature full frontal nudity by a number of celebrities more on that momentarily. Ina Dean memorial was also erected in Cholame, California.
Mad about the boy
Dean projected a new, sensitive masculinity, with a broad streak of brutality running across it. James Dean attending a dance class with Katherine Dunham along with other members practicing - Dean was the first ever actor to receive a posthumous Academy Award nomination for Best Actor, for his role in East Of Eden in James Dean posing amusingly in a casket in a funeral parlor, seven months before he died. The Actors Studio, directed by Lee Strasberg, was in its heyday and just a block away. Lucy was a whore. Hauntingly, at one point, Dean shows off some self-deprecating humor and inadvertently foreshadows his death by getting into a coffin.