9/30/55


1h 47m 1977

Brief Synopsis

When Jimmy's idol, James Dean, dies on September 30, 1955, the small-town Arkansas college undergraduate goes berserk. He and his friends hold a vigil which turns into a drunk and, finally, a tragedy.

Film Details

Also Known As
September 30, 1955
MPAA Rating
PG
Genre
Drama
Period
Release Date
1977
Production Company
Universal Pictures
Distribution Company
Universal Pictures; Universal Pictures Home Entertainment

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 47m
Sound
Mono
Color
Color (Technicolor)

Synopsis

College student Jimmy J is profoundly affected when he learns that his idol, actor actor James Dean has died in a car crash. Jimmy and his friends get together in their small Arkansas town to hold a vigil for their hero, and when the drinking gets out of hand, it leads to tragedy.

Film Details

Also Known As
September 30, 1955
MPAA Rating
PG
Genre
Drama
Period
Release Date
1977
Production Company
Universal Pictures
Distribution Company
Universal Pictures; Universal Pictures Home Entertainment

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 47m
Sound
Mono
Color
Color (Technicolor)

Quotes

Trivia

Though Tom Hulce's character, Hanley, owns and drives a car throughout the film, Tom hadn't yet gotten his own driver's license when he did this movie!

Miscellaneous Notes

Released in United States Fall October 1, 1977

Released in United States on Video September 17, 1992

Re-released in United States on Video August 8, 1995

c Technicolor

rtg MPAA PG

Re-released in United States on Video August 8, 1995

Released in United States on Video September 17, 1992

Released in United States Fall October 1, 1977