East of Eden (1955)
East of Eden (1955)
The searing classic of paradise lost!
In the Salinas Valley in and around World War I, Cal Trask feels he must compete against overwhelming odds with his brother for the love of their father. Cal is frustrated at every turn, from his reaction to the war, how to get ahead in business and in life, and how to relate to his estranged mother.

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Cast

James Dean James Dean As: Cal Trask
Julie Harris Julie Harris As: Abra Bacon
Raymond Massey Raymond Massey As: Adam Trask
Richard Davalos Richard Davalos As: Aron Trask
Jo Van Fleet Jo Van Fleet As: Kate Trask
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Storyline

In the Salinas Valley in and around World War I, Cal Trask feels he must compete against overwhelming odds with his brother for the love of their father. Cal is frustrated at every turn, from his reaction to the war, how to get ahead in business and in life, and how to relate to his estranged mother.


Tagline: The searing classic of paradise lost!
Certification: PG

Details

Genres: Drama

Language: English

Release Date: 10 April 1955

Country: US

Runtime: 115m

Company Credits

Company: Warner Bros. Pictures

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Cast

James Dean

James Dean

Cal Trask

Julie Harris

Julie Harris

Abra Bacon

Raymond Massey

Raymond Massey

Adam Trask

Richard Davalos

Richard Davalos

Aron Trask

Jo Van Fleet

Jo Van Fleet

Kate Trask

Burl Ives

Burl Ives

Sam the Sheriff

Albert Dekker

Albert Dekker

Will Hamilton

Lois Smith

Lois Smith

Anne

Harold Gordon

Harold Gordon

Gustav Albrecht

Nick Dennis

Nick Dennis

Rantani

Abdullah Abbas

Abdullah Abbas

Townsman at Carnival (uncredited)

John Alban

John Alban

Townsman (uncredited)

Rose Allen

Rose Allen

Townswoman at Carnival (uncredited)

Frank Baker

Frank Baker

Townsman (uncredited)

Barbara Baxley

Barbara Baxley

Nurse (uncredited)

John Beradino

John Beradino

Coalman at Lettuce Field (uncredited)

Joe Brooks

Joe Brooks

Townsman at Carnival (uncredited)

Nora Bush

Nora Bush

Townswoman at Carnival (uncredited)

Timothy Carey

Timothy Carey

Joe (uncredited)

Jack Carr

Jack Carr

Charlie (Townsman at Carnival) (uncredited)

Wheaton Chambers

Wheaton Chambers

Townsman at Carnival (uncredited)

Lonny Chapman

Lonny Chapman

Roy Turner (Automobile Mechanic) (uncredited)

Edward Clark

Edward Clark

Draft Board Member (uncredited)

Harry Cording

Harry Cording

Bouncer (uncredited)

Roger Creed

Roger Creed

Townsman at Carnival (uncredited)

Bryn Davis

Bryn Davis

Townswoman at Carnival (uncredited)

Ray Dawe

Ray Dawe

Workman (uncredited)

Anna Dewey

Anna Dewey

Townswoman at Carnival (uncredited)

Lester Dorr

Lester Dorr

City Official at Parade (uncredited)

Joe Dougherty

Joe Dougherty

Townsman at Carnival (uncredited)

Darren Dublin

Darren Dublin

Student (uncredited)

Franklyn Farnum

Franklyn Farnum

Townsman at Carnival (uncredited)

Al Ferguson

Al Ferguson

Townsman at Carnival (uncredited)

Cliff Fields

Cliff Fields

Student (uncredited)

Lloyd Ford

Lloyd Ford

Townsman at Carnival (uncredited)

Robert Foulk

Robert Foulk

Man at Boxcar (uncredited)

Curt Furberg

Curt Furberg

Townsman (uncredited)

Robert Gardett

Robert Gardett

Townsman at Carnival (uncredited)

Richard Garrick

Richard Garrick

Dr. Edwards (uncredited)

John George

John George

Townsman at Carnival (uncredited)

Leonard George

Leonard George

Townsman at Carnival (uncredited)

Ruth Gillis

Ruth Gillis

Woman (uncredited)

John Halloran

John Halloran

City Official at Parade (uncredited)

Sam Harris

Sam Harris

Official at Parade (uncredited)

Jonathan Haze

Jonathan Haze

Piscora's Son (uncredited)

Ramsay Hill

Ramsay Hill

English Officer (uncredited)

Earle Hodgins

Earle Hodgins

Shooting Gallery Concessionaire (uncredited)

Tex Holden

Tex Holden

Townsman (uncredited)

Diane Howe

Diane Howe

Student (uncredited)

Charles Anthony Hughes

Charles Anthony Hughes

City Official at Parade (uncredited)

Gail Kobe

Gail Kobe

Student (uncredited)

Effie Laird

Effie Laird

Townswoman at Carnival (uncredited)

Billy Mahan

Billy Mahan

Townsman at Carnival (uncredited)

Mike Marienthal

Mike Marienthal

Townsman at Carnival (uncredited)

Frank Mazzola

Frank Mazzola

Student (uncredited)

Philo McCullough

Philo McCullough

Deputy Sheriff (uncredited)

Edward McNally

Edward McNally

Soldier (uncredited)

Ken Miller

Ken Miller

Student (uncredited)

Tex Mooney

Tex Mooney

Bartender (uncredited)

Ralph Moratz

Ralph Moratz

Soldier on Train (uncredited)

Robert Morris

Robert Morris

Student (uncredited)

Paul Nichols

Paul Nichols

Townsman at Carnival (uncredited)

Artie Ortego

Artie Ortego

Townsman (uncredited)

Gil Perkins

Gil Perkins

Lettuce Truck Worker (uncredited)

William Phillips

William Phillips

Coalman at Lettuce Fields / Man at Exercise Class (uncredited)

Rose Plumer

Rose Plumer

Rose (Townswoman at Carnival) (uncredited)

Patricia Prest

Patricia Prest

Student (uncredited)

Julian Rivero

Julian Rivero

Prisoner (uncredited)

Mickey Roth

Mickey Roth

Student (uncredited)

Henry Rowland

Henry Rowland

Helper at Boxcar (uncredited)

Loretta Rush

Loretta Rush

Card Dealer (uncredited)

Scott Seaton

Scott Seaton

Townsman (uncredited)

Sammy Shack

Sammy Shack

Townsman (uncredited)

Charles Sherlock

Charles Sherlock

Milk Bottle Concessionaire at Carnival (uncredited)

Mario Siletti

Mario Siletti

Mr. Piscora (uncredited)

Hal Taggart

Hal Taggart

City Official at Parade (uncredited)

Bette Treadville

Bette Treadville

Madame (uncredited)

Sid Troy

Sid Troy

Townsman at Carnival (uncredited)

Sailor Vincent

Sailor Vincent

Townsman in Parade / Townsman at Carnival (uncredited)

Max Wagner

Max Wagner

Workman (uncredited)

Lillian West

Lillian West

Townswoman at Carnival (uncredited)

Chalky Williams

Chalky Williams

Townsman at Carnival (uncredited)

Diana Deane

Diana Deane

Woman (uncredited)

Directed By

Elia Kazan

Elia Kazan

Director

Horace Hough

Horace Hough

Assistant Director

Don Alvarado

Don Alvarado

Assistant Director

Irva Mae Ross

Irva Mae Ross

Script Supervisor

Writing Credits

Production Crew

Edited By

Costume and Makeup

Robert Ewing

Robert Ewing

Makeup Artist

Gordon Bau

Gordon Bau

Makeup Artist

Tillie Starriett

Tillie Starriett

Hairstylist

Anna Hill Johnstone

Anna Hill Johnstone

Costume Design

Sound

Leonard Rosenman

Leonard Rosenman

Original Music Composer

Stanley Jones

Stanley Jones

Sound

Maurice De Packh

Maurice De Packh

Orchestrator

Visual Effects

Not currently known.

Camera

Ted D. McCord

Ted D. McCord

Director of Photography

Conrad L. Hall

Conrad L. Hall

Camera Operator

Lighting

Art Department

Malcolm C. Bert

Malcolm C. Bert

Production Design

James Basevi

James Basevi

Production Design

William Wallace

William Wallace

Set Decoration

George James Hopkins

George James Hopkins

Set Decoration

Other Crew

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