Digital News Report – James Dean only starred in three films, but was still able to achieve a large fan base. There has been a recent find of footage of James Dean in a scene with actor and former US President Ronald Reagan in a fight. It was a TV episode from the 1954.
The TV show episode originally aired on December 12th, 1954 and was called “The Dark, Dark Hours.” It was part of CBS’ General Electric Theater presentation.
James Dean is mostly known for his role in the film “Rebel Without a Cause.” He played a troubled Los Angeles teenager. Dean’s life was cut short at the age of 24. He died from an almost head on car crash while traveling on California State Route 41.