August 25, 1953
On this day, Danger aired “Death is My Neighbor” starring JAMES DEAN, Betsy Palmer, and Walter Hampden. At first, James Dean is very discourteous to Walter Hampden who already has a long distinguished career, but is getting up in years and requires more time to learn his lines and blocking. It isn’t until Jimmy rehearses with Walter that he realizes what an amazing actor he is and from that point forward reveres him like a puppy his master. Variety bends over backwards praising Jimmy’s performance, a far cry from their critique of his performance in “Something For An Empty Briefcase.”
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Danger is a television series which first aired on September 19, 1950, and ended in May 1955. This episode stars James Dean, Betsy Palmer, Walter Hampden, Fr...