I Attended the New York Premiere of ‘Giant’ [October 10, 1956]

Entertainment: Movies Premieres

There were two premieres - the New York premiere was at the Roxy Theatre and aired on the Dumont Television Network (James Dean fans only caused a scene at the New York premiere) * Doubled as a fundraiser for the Muscular Dystropy Association * Missing: Fran Bennet * Phyllis Gates * George Stevens Jr.

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Henry Willson

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Rock Hudson

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Natalie Wood

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Oscar Hammerstein II

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Spyros Skouras

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Dennis Hopper

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Elizabeth Taylor

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Carroll Baker

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Jayne Meadows

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Dimitri Tiomkin

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Michael Todd

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Sal Mineo

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Virginia Graham

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Jack L. Warner

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Virginia Mayo

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Abe Burrows

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Ethel Waters

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Joanne Woodward

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Bob Cummings

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Robert Stack

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