Book by Defechereux, Philippe, Graton, Jean. Part biography, part graphic novel, The Untold Story of a Passion for Speed is a unique look at one of America's cultural icons, Hollywood legend James Dean.
Book by Defechereux, Philippe, Graton, Jean. Illustrated by Belgian artist Jean Graton, the comic book sequences bear more than a striking resemblance to his Michael Valliant series. Many previously unpublished photographs, including crash scene images, are reproduced here. Additionally, an effort is made to reconstruct the fatal accident.
Details (if other): Cancel. Thanks for telling us about the problem. James Dean: The Untold Story of a Passion for Speed. by. Philippe Defechereux, Jean Graton. ISBN13:9780965138048. Release Date:June 1996.
In specific details the Philippe Defechereux has reconstructed his ephemeral journey on earth and finally the tragic accident that took his life at a very prime age. Thru that JD was perceived at a new angle. Not a reckless driver who exposed his own life to danger but an unfortunate victim caught in a twist of fate. He even flagged a warning to careless driver a few weeks before his death. The talented artwork of illustrator Jean Graton has enhanced the.
Philippe Defechereux. From Passion for Speed to Immortality focuses on the iconic actor's aspirations to be a world class racing driver. Nearly thirty biographies of him been written, but none has investigated his passion for car racing, how much it was an integral part of his life, and how it affected him in so many important ways. This book reprises the basic facts of James Dean's life, illustrated with superb photographs of the celebrities he acted and mingled with, but also documents his obsession with racing and speed.
Find nearly any book by Philippe Defechereux. by Philippe Defechereux, Jean Graton. Get the best deal by comparing prices from over 100,000 booksellers. ISBN 9780965138048 (978-651380-4-8) Softcover, Mediavision Inc, 1997. James Dean: The Untold Story of a Passion for Speed: ISBN 9780965138048 (978-651380-4-8) Softcover, Mediavision Inc, 1997. Watkins Glen 1948-1952: The Definitive Illustrated History.
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Continue reading the main story. James Dean From Passion for Speed to Immortality By Philippe Defechereux 132 pages. Dalton Watson Fine Books. As a result, he is eternally associated with a car: the silver Porsche 550 Spyder he was driving on Sept. Philippe Defechereux, unsatisfied with the attention paid to automobiles in past biographies, makes his book's focus Dean's love of racing and the vehicles in his life, all the way back to an Indiana childhood friend's 1934 Plymouth. Sadly, the book is a major disappointment.
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JAMES DEAN: FROM PASSION FOR SPEED TO IMMORTALITY By Philippe Defechereux Signed. A Passion for Speed: The Daring Life of Mildred, The Honourable Mrs Victor Bruce.
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The Untold Story of James Dean. He had a passion for poetry and his favourite book was The Little Prince. The book is immortalised on his tombstone with his favourite quote: What is essential is invisible to the ey. It’s a little known fact James Dean, the all American ‘rebel’ and international symbol of a Hollywood life cut short, was a talented writer. Dean’s writing wasn’t visible to the eyes of the public, so here’s a look at that story - not of the actor but of the writer. What is essential is invisible to the ey. – The Little Prince, James Dean’s favourite book.