Sale Date: Saturday, October 7, 2017 - 11:00 AM
Day 2: Sunday, October 8, 2017 - 11:00 AM
Day 3: Monday, October 9, 2017 - 11:00 AM
Profiles in History Is Proud To Announce
Personal Property Auction of Carrie Fisher and Debbie Reynolds
“It is truly a great privilege for us at Profiles in History to be holding this auction – Debbie and Carrie were both dear friends for many years,” said Joe Maddalena, CEO of Profiles in History. “I hope fans from around the world have an opportunity to acquire a memento from their remarkable lives and careers. They are both missed.”
Todd Fisher, Carrie Fisher’s brother and Debbie Reynolds’ son said, “My mother and sister were magnificent collectors, they amassed an amazing and diverse collection in their lifetimes. The size and scope of their collection rivals most museums. So in keeping with my mother’s wishes we have decided to share part of their magnificent collection with all their friends and fans.”
Portions of the proceeds will be going to both Debbie Reynolds’ charity The Thalians (http://www.thalians.org) and The Jed Foundation (www.jedfoundation.org), a charity chosen by Billie Lourd.
Highlights from the upcoming auction include:
- Carrie Fisher’s life size “Princess Leia” with blaster statue in a vintage wooden phone booth. This is the figure that was featured by Fisher in her in her HBO special Wishful Drinking and the documentary Bright Lights: Starring Carrie Fisher and Debbie Reynolds. Pictured left.
- Debbie Reynolds’ screen used “Kathy Seldon” lavender silk chiffon dress from the “You Were Meant For Me” musical sqeunce in Singin’ in the Rain. Pictured right.
- Carrie Fisher’s on-set chair with personalized chair back that is embroidered “Star Wars: The Saga Continues” used on Return of the Jedi. Pictured at bottom.
- Debbie Reynolds’ screen used “Annie” two piece stage costume from Annie Get Your Gun.
- Debbie Reynolds’ stage worn “Molly Brown” costume from the iconic “Belly Up to the Bar, Boys” music number in The Unsinkable Molly Brown.
- Debbie Reynolds’ acoustic guitar from her stage shows in Las Vegas.
- A hand carved Egyptian harp attributed to Cleopatra that is from Debbie’s Hollywood memorabilia collection.
- Carrie Fisher’s Biedermeier-style writing desk with faux drawer and cabinet front. Pictured above.
- A suite of ornately carved antique Art Deco furniture from Carrie Fisher’s childhood playhouse on the property of her family’s Beverly Hills home.
- Edward G. Robinson’s personal Benson & Hedges humidor on matching table from the collection of Debbie Reynolds.
- Carrie Fisher’s eclectic collection of re-purposed vintage novelty signs and store displays showcasing her trademark sense of humor.
- Debbie Reynolds’ personal, rare, vintage original half sheet movie poster for Singin’ in the Rain signed by Debbie and inscribed to her by Gene Kelly and Donald O’Connor.
- Landmark collection of vintage motion picture cameras and lenses including Francis Ford Coppola’s cameras from The Godfather and Apocalypse Now.
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