Film legend James Dean's motorcycle to be displayed at Indiana State Museum
Sunday, November 11, 2012 01:21 pm
INDIANAPOLIS — A motorcycle belonging to Indiana native James Dean will soon be on display at the Indiana State Museum.The Indianapolis Star reports (http://indy.st/WGff2n ) the 1955 500cc Triumph is part of the museum's upcoming "Eternal James Dean" exhibit and will go on display Nov. 23.
The "Rebel Without a Cause" star Dean made three movies before he was killed in a traffic accident at the age of 24.
The museum's display won't include the Porsche he was driving when he was killed, but it will feature a 1949 Ford that Dean borrowed from his uncle to take his date to his high school prom.
Dean was born in Marion and grew up in Fairmount.