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Industrial Light & Magic
C3PO, Darth Vader & Death Star
Charlton Heston’s Chariot from Ben-Hur
Arnold Schwarzenegger’s “Terminator” Harley from
And Other Timeless Props and Costumes At
ICONS & LEGENDS
From Films Like
And Many More In This Multi-Million Dollar Auction
All Going Up For Auction From
LOS ANGELES- May 3rd, 2018- Profiles in History is proud to announce Icons & Legends of Hollywood. It’s the the only suitable description for the assemblage of over 2,000 extraordinary costumes, props and relics in their monumental four day auction set for June 5th, 6th, 7th & 8th in Los Angeles.
Spanning the silent era up through Hollywood’s Golden Age, the sale boasts material from all the major stars, including Mary Pickford, Charlie Chaplin, Laurel & Hardy, Groucho Marx, Carole Lombard, Clark Gable, Errol Flynn, Humphrey Bogart, Marlene Dietrich, Rita Hayworth, Orson Welles, Charlton Heston, Elizabeth Taylor, Marlon Brando, John Wayne, James Dean and Marilyn Monroe.
Among the highlights are Industrial Light and Magic lifesize “C-3PO” from Star Wars, estimated to sell for $60,000 – $80,000; Industrial Light and Magic life-size “Darth Vader” figure from Star Wars, estimated to sell for $60,000 – $80,000; Industrial Light and Magic “Death Star” model from Star Wars: Episode VI – Return of the Jedi estimated to sell for $150,000 – $250,000; Charlton Heston’s chariot from Ben-Hur, estimated to sell for $120,000 – $150,000; Arnold Schwarzenegger’s screen used “Terminator” Harley-Davidson motorcycle from Terminator 2: Judgment Day estimated to sell for $200,000 – $300,000.
Sigourney Weaver’s “Ripley” spacesuit from Alien (pictured below); Harrison Ford’s “Rick Deckard” blaster pistol from Blade Runner; Sir Richard Attenborough’s “John Hammond” signature amber-topped cane from Jurassic Park; Robert De Niro’s “Vito Corleone” coat from The Godfather Part II; Orson Welles “Charles Foster Kane” coat from Citizen Kane; Debbie Reynolds’ “Kathy Selden” dress from Singin’ in the Rain; Gene Kelly’s signature dance costume from An American in Paris; James Dean’s “Jett Rink” tuxedo from Giant; Elizabeth Taylor’s “Leslie Benedict” dress from Giant; Yul Brynner’s “King of Siam” jacket from The King and I and Gary Cooper’s “Lou Gehrig” Yankee uniform from Pride of the Yankees; Olivia de Havilland’s “Melanie Hamilton” nightgown from Gone With the Wind; Arnold Schwarzenegger’s “Terminator” jacket from The Terminator (pictured bottom.)
Items are available to preview at Profiles in History’s office in Calabasas by appointment only.
See a selection of top tier costumes and props on display in New York City at The Society of Illustrators, May 15th – 19th.
Press are invited to tour the exhibit on Tuesday, May 15th at 10:00 AM.
The exhibit will be open to the public:
Located at The Society of Illustrators 128 East 63 Street New York, NY 10065.
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