Sale Date: Monday, June 29, 2015 - 11:00 AM
Day 2: Tuesday, June 30, 2015 - 11:00 AM

Welcome to the Morris Everett, Jr. Collection Auction, Part I. We are pleased to present this offering of over 1,400 lots from the unparalleled historic collection of Everett, who has collected and preserved these rarest and often one-of a-kind pieces for posterity. There is incredible paper to be found here from every genre and area of interest in the world of movie posters and lobby cards. You will undoubtedly find material from your most treasured movies and directors and featuring your favorite stars and artists from the earliest days of cinema to more contemporary titles.

Here are a few of the highlights:

  • Cabiria half-sheet poster for the earliest feature-length horror movie
  • Metropolis (1927) Only known example of the iconic “Human Time Clock” scene card to exist
  • The Wizard of Oz (1925) One of the only known existing release lobby cards
  • The Wizard of Oz (1939) Beautiful examples of lobby cards from this beloved fantasy classic
  • Extensive coverage of early comedians including Chaplin, Keaton, Laurel and Hardy and more
  • Classic Horror material from Frankenstein, Dracula, The Wolf Man, The Mummy and more
  • Collections of fantastic early period studio design
  • Early Hollywood Westerns including many John Wayne titles
  • Near complete coverage on Louise Brooks, Jean Harlow, Greta Garbo and more
  • Near complete coverage on Humphrey Bogart, Rudolph Valentino and more
  • Near complete career coverage on directors Alfred Hitchcock, Orson Welles and more
  • Near complete coverage on Marilyn Monroe
  • Extensive coverage of early rare Sherlock Holmes titles
  • Extensive coverage of the history of African-Americans in cinema
  • Highlights from Crime and Noir titles including Out of the Past, Laura, Public Enemy and more
  • A panorama on Sex in Cinema from Pre-code through Exploitation to Adult Films