Sale Date: Tuesday, December 17, 2019 - Immediately following the Azarian Collection Auction
Day 2: Wednesday, December 18, 2019 - 11:00 AM PST
Day 3: Thursday, December 19, 2019 - 11:00 AM PST
In these pages, you will truly find something for everyone. From the legendary beginnings of the entertainment industry to contemporary titles and blockbusters. There are a number of incredible private collections on offer here including The Allan Trivette Elizabeth Taylor Collection, a world-class assemblage of iconic screen worn gowns from Cleopatra, including the “Entrance to Rome” and “Tarsus Arrival” gowns and other screen and personal wardrobe, props, costume designs, posters and other rare Taylor-centric ephemera and merchandise. We’re proud to present designer and educator Dwight Richard Odle’s collection of vintage costume sketches, for which proceeds will be donated to The St. Jude Memorial Foundation. You’ll also find the late filmmaker Nick Redman’s extensive collection of the groundbreaking director Sam Peckinpah’s candid and unpublished correspondence, screenplays, production ephemera, and personal materials. Redman was nominated for an Oscar for his documentary The Wild Bunch: An Album in Montage.
Following is just a glimpse of the items awaiting you in these pages:
• Battleship Potemkin (1925) U.S. 3-sheet poster – the only example we have heard of in all our years of experience. • Hollywood “Wonder Boy” Darryl F. Zanuck’s personal screenplay for The Jazz Singer – the first full-length sound film. • Academy Award to Robert Riskin for Best Writer for Frank Capra’s It Happened One Night. • David O. Selznick’s script and production research archive for Gone With the Wind. • Monumental pairing of Walter Plunkett costume sketches for Vivien Leigh’s iconic “Drapery Dress” from Gone With the Wind. • Screen used Zuni Hunter fetish puppet from Trilogy of Terror (1975). • Academy Award for Valentine Davies for Best Writing Original Story for Miracle on 34th Street. • Barbara Eden “Evil Jeannie” signature costume from I Dream of Jeannie. • Marlon Brando “Fletcher Christian” Royal Navy officer uniform from Mutiny on the Bounty (1962). • Tom Cruise “Ethan Hunt” stunt f/x Triumph Speed Triple motorcycle from Mission: Impossible 2. • Steve McQueen’s personal Gulf racing jacket worn during filming of Le Mans. • Judy Garland “Dorothy Gale” jumper and blouse worn during the first two weeks of filming The Wizard of Oz. • Peter Faulk “Frank Columbo” signature costume with trench coat and accessories from Columbo. • Michael J. Fox “Marty McFly” screen-matching warning letter to Doc Brown from Back to the Future. • “Captain America” vibranium shield and combat helmet from Captain America: The First Avenger. • Marilyn Monroe “Roberta ‘Bobbie’ Stevens” skirt suit by Charles Le Maire from Love Nest. • Charlie Chaplin “Hynkel – Dictator of Tomania” military jacket from The Great Dictator. • Roy Scheider “Joe Gideon” signature sequined performance shirt from All That Jazz. • Sylvester Stallone “Rambo” hero combat bow with arrows from Rambo: First Blood Part II. • Sylvester Stallone “Rocky Balboa” hero boxing trunks from his first fight with Mr. T in Rocky III. • Harrison Ford screen-matching “Indiana Jones” signature fedora hat from Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom. • Burt Reynolds “Lewis” hunting bow from Deliverance with signed letter of authenticity from director John Boorman. • Robert Englund “Freddy Krueger” and Ken Kirzinger “Jason Voorhees” costumes from Freddy vs. Jason. • Jeff Goldblum’s signature “Ian Malcolm” black leather jacket from Jurassic Park. • Sean Connery “Raisuli” hero sword from The Wind and the Lion from collection of writer/director John Milius. • Animatronic Tauntaun face on creature display from Star Wars: Episode V – The Empire Strikes Back. • Screen used Imperial Stormtrooper non-firing blaster from Star Wars: Episode VI – Return of the Jedi. • Jonathan Frid “Barnabus Collins” signature hero cane from Dark Shadows. • Sala Baker “Sauron” helmet from The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring.