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James Dean Lives—at Least in New TV Ad

Company's clever spot imagines what actor's live could have been
By Nick McMaster,  Newser Staff
Posted Sep 22, 2009 4:39 PM CDT

(Newser) – James Dean is resurrected in a new TV ad for a South African investment firm, the Telegraph reports. The ad depicts Dean advancing through life as if he had he not died at age 24—directing his own films, leading a Vietnam War protest, going to a developing nation on a humanitarian mission. A mechanic from Cape Town portrays Dean in the ad, which is quickly gaining a following on YouTube.
(Read more James Dean stories.)

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