September 30, 1955

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Overview

Rebel. Icon. Legend. James Dean’s untimely death on September 30, 1955, shocked the world and helped define an entire generation. This gripping drama chronicles the reactions of an Arkansas college town to the tragedy and focuses on Jimmy J., a young man who idolized the rising star. Racked with grief, Jimmy holds a vigil that quickly devolves into a drunken spectacle with its own catastrophic consequences. Dennis Quaid also stars in "September 30, 1955": a day that forever changed the lives of many.

Movie Data

Facts

Status Released

Original Language English

Runtime 1h 41m

Budget -

Revenue -

Homepage -

Release Information

  • January 6, 1978
    Theatrical

Genres

Keywords

Cast 7

  1. Richard Thomas

    Richard Thomas
    Jimmy J.

  2. Susan Tyrrell

    Susan Tyrrell
    Melba Lou Turner

  3. DB

    Deborah Benson
    Charlotte

  4. Lisa Blount

    Lisa Blount
    Billie Jean Turner

  5. Tom Hulce

    Tom Hulce
    Hanley

  6. Dennis Quaid
  7. Dennis Christopher

Crew 8

Art

  1. RL

    Robert Luthardt
    Art Direction

  2. ST

    Sharon Thomas
    Set Decoration

Camera

  1. GW

    Gordon Willis
    Director of Photography

Directing

  1. JB

    James Bridges
    Director

Editing

  1. JG

    Jeff Gourson
    Editor

Production

  1. Jerry Weintraub

    Jerry Weintraub
    Producer

Sound

  1. LR

Writing

  1. JB

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