The Press: Dean of the One-Shotters

Bridey Murphy has faded away into the thin air that produced her, but a weird new phenomenon is loose in the land; a teen-age craze for a boyish Hollywood actor named James Dean, who has been dead for eleven months. Barely a celebrity when he was killed in a sports-car crackup, Dean last week was haunting U.S. newsstands, which are plastered with four fast-selling magazines devoted wholly to him, e.g., Jimmy Dean Returns! ("Read his own words from the beyond!"). The actor is also a current "must" in every movie magazine, while three national...

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