Bygone Americana

James Dean reciting his favorite poet James Whitcomb Riley in his uncle’s farm. Indiana, 1955.
By Dennis Stock

James Dean reciting his favorite poet James Whitcomb Riley in his uncle’s farm. Indiana, 1955.

By Dennis Stock

(Source: magnumphotos.com)

Actors Lauren Bacall & Humphrey Bogart at home with their children Stephen and Leslie. Beverly Hills, 1954.
By Dennis Stock

Actors Lauren Bacall & Humphrey Bogart at home with their children Stephen and Leslie. Beverly Hills, 1954.

By Dennis Stock

(Source: magnumphotos.com)

The 20th Century Fox studios during filming of Planet of the Apes. Hollywood, 1967.
By Dennis Stock

The 20th Century Fox studios during filming of Planet of the Apes. Hollywood, 1967.

By Dennis Stock

(Source: magnumphotos.com)

James Dean and Natalie Wood during the filming of Rebel Without a Cause. California, 1955.
By Dennis Stock

James Dean and Natalie Wood during the filming of Rebel Without a Cause. California, 1955.

By Dennis Stock

(Source: magnumphotos.com)

James Dean attending a dance class with Katherine Dunham. New York, 1955.
By Dennis Stock

James Dean attending a dance class with Katherine Dunham. New York, 1955.

By Dennis Stock

(Source: magnumphotos.com)

Writer/director George Lucas on the set of American Graffiti, filmed in and around the Bay Area. California, 1972.
By Dennis Stock

Writer/director George Lucas on the set of American Graffiti, filmed in and around the Bay Area. California, 1972.

By Dennis Stock

(Source: magnumphotos.com)

James Dean with his cousin Markie. Fairmount, 1955.
By Dennis Stock

James Dean with his cousin Markie. Fairmount, 1955.

By Dennis Stock

(Source: magnumphotos.com)

James Dean. New York, 1955.
By Dennis Stock

James Dean. New York, 1955.

By Dennis Stock

(Source: magnumphotos.com)

Little girl shows James Dean a pheasant head. New York, 1955.
By Dennis Stock

Little girl shows James Dean a pheasant head. New York, 1955.

By Dennis Stock

(Source: magnumphotos.com)