Description: The "curse" of James Dean's car, the "Little Bastard", has become part of America's cultural mythology. Warren Beath, a James Dean archivist and author, believes the source of the myth is George Barris , the self-described "King of the Kustomizers", who says he was the first to purchase the wrecked car.
Description: Origins: At 5:45 p.m. on 30 September 1955, film icon James Dean was killed in a car accident when his new Porsche Spyder crashed head on into another car. Rolf Wutherich, Dean’s friend and ...
Description: James Dean dies in car accident At 5:45 PM on September 30, 1955, 24-year-old actor James Dean is killed in Cholame, California, when the Porsche he is driving hits a Ford Tudor sedan at an...
Description: The Curse Of James Dean's “Little Bastard” When we think of the Porsche 550 Spyder, the first thing that comes to mind is James Dean. We suggest you stop thinking about it if you enjoy your health....
Description: (CNN)Photos of late actor James Dean's fatal car accident that were to be used in court are going to auction in August and are expected to bring in $20,000. The 24-year-old was driving west on US ...
Description: James Dean driving his new Porsche with his mechanic Rolf Wutherich on the day of his death. James Dean's Porsche. Friends told James Dean that the car was trouble when they saw it - a rare Silver Porsche Spyder, one of only 90 in 1955. Nicknamed "The Little Bastard," the car carried the iconic screen rebel to his grave on September 30, 1955.
Description: The scariest car story out there is the story of James Dean’s Little Bastard, the Porsche 550 in which his ticket was eternally punched on September 30th, 1955. It leaves behind a trail of wreckage much longer than just Dean himself. The story begins on September 23, 1955, just a week before Dean’s fatal crash.
Description: On September 30, 1955, James Dean was driving his new Porsche 550 Spyder to an auto rally in Salinas, California, when the fatal accident occurred. Originally planning to tow the Porsche to the rally, Dean changed his mind at the last minute and decided to drive the Porsche instead. Dean and Rolf Wuetherich, Dean's mechanic, rode in the Porsche.
Description: The mangled remains of 'Little Bastard,' James Dean's Porsche Spyder sports car in which he died during a high-speed car crash, being towed by a tow truck. Hulton Archive/Getty Images
Description: Early life. James Byron Dean was born on February 8, 1931 at the Seven Gables apartment on the corner of 4th Street and McClure Street in Marion, Indiana, the only child of Mildred Marie (Wilson) and Winton Dean. He was primarily of English descent, with smaller amounts of German, Irish, Scottish, and Welsh ancestry.
Description: The mystery began in 1955 when Dean was driving his tiny 550 Spyder -- which he had nicknamed Little Bastard -- to Salinas, California, for a race.
Description: Just a few days from the sixtieth anniversary of James Dean’s death on September 30th, 1955, we may have our greatest clue to finding the location of the infamous Porsche he fatally crashed in ...
Description: The wreckage of James Dean’s car, with sheet metal added by George Barris to provide stability. James Dean was killed on September 30, 1955 when he collided with another vehicle doing a reported 85 mph in his brand new Porsche 550 Spyder. He was breaking in the new car on the way to weekend sports car races in Salinas, California.
Description: This is the poignant last official picture of movie legend James Dean taken on the day of his fatal car crash. Dean is pictured looking relaxed and happy in the driver's seat of his beloved ...
Description: On Sept. 30th, 1955, Hollywood star James Dean died in a tragic car accident at the age of 24. He was driving his new (owned for only a few weeks) 1955 Porsche 550 Spyder Convertible, the “Little Bastard”. As legend has it, the “Little Bastard” caused mayhem and death nearly everywhere it went.
Description: At 5:45 p.m. on 30 September 1955, film icon James Dean was killed in a car accident when his new Porsche Spyder crashed head on into another car. Rolf Wutherich, Dean’s friend and mechanic (who had been riding with the movie star) was thrown from the Spyder and survived the wreck, but Dean was pinned inside, his neck broken.
Description: Dean was driving his new 1955 Porsche 500 Spyder. The car was nicknamed “Little Bastard,” and it lived up to that name, causing mayhem and death nearly everywhere it went. James Dean had been auto...
Description: James Dean Run Rod & Custom Show September 2020 (dates not updated) Play Acres Park Fairmount, IN 46928 Show Promoter: 9th Street Gang Car Club, Inc ... 40th Annual Car Show for 1979 & older & radicals,over 200 awards, pre‑entry cash drawing, entry drawing, Mr DJ & Company, Junk Yard Band, Biff and the Cruisers, Muffler Rap, Flame Throw ...
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