The Chronicle Review

Nicholas Ray, Auteur

Mark Goldstein

Dennis Hopper and Nicholas Ray, circa 1971
October 16, 2011

Nicholas Ray (1911-79), director of two of the most famous movies of the 1950s, Johnny Guitar (1954) and Rebel Without a Cause (1955), "had a remarkable ability to find the emotional and narrative heart of a story," says Steve Wilson, a film curator…

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