September 30, 1955

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September 30, 1955 ★★½ 9/ 30/55 1977 (PG)

A college undergrad (Thomas) in a small Arkansas town is devastated when he learns of the death of his idol, James Dean. (The title refers to the day Dean died.) Jimmy gathers a group of friends together for a vigil which turns into a drinkingbinge, resulting in police chases and, finally, tragedy. Film debut of Quaid. 107m/C VHS . Richard Thomas, Lisa Blount, Deborah Benson, Tom Hulce, Dennis Christopher, Dennis Quaid, Susan Tyrrell; D: James Bridges; W: James Bridges.