Saturday, June 21, 2008

Costume Dramas: The Red Jacket

Has there ever been more of an iconic image for cinematic restless youth then the signature red jacket worn by James Dean as Jim Stark in Rebel Without a Cause?

From The Wild One to Grease to Happy Days, leather jackets may be the more common costume of choice as a symbol of 50's cool, but none are as striking ... or as memorable ... as this scarlet symbol of teen angst.

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