Archive for June, 2010
  • History and fun at Disney Archives 40th anniversary celebration! 0 CommentsPosted by on June 30, 2010 under Featured
      On Friday June 25th, D23 fans had a rare opportunity to attend the Disney Archives 40th Anniversary Celebration  at the studio's Burbank, C.A. lot.  At the celebration,  Disney Archives chief archivist and Disney Legend, Dave Smith,was presented with a special award for his 40 years of service with the Walt Disney Archives. Dave founded the Disney Achives 40 years ago in 1970, a... more.
  • Original Mary Poppins magic bag prop back at Disney? 1 CommentsPosted by on June 25, 2010 under Featured
    I attended the recent Profiles in History Hollywood memorabilia auction #40 and had a great time. As well as a spectator, I was also there as a bidder, and bid on a few items that I was interested in acquiring for the Movie Prop Collectors museum. While I was close to securing a few things, the cards were not right this time ;) . One of the items I bid on, was the original Julie Andre... more.
  • SyFy channel filming new “SyFy’s Hollywood Treasure” show. 3 CommentsPosted by on June 16, 2010 under Featured, Highlights
        While attending Profiles in History Hollywood Auction 40 this past weekend, the SyFy channel was filming for Joe Maddalena's new realty show, Hunting Hollywood, SyFy Channels Hollywood Treasure.   Hunting Hollywood SyFy Channels Hollywood Treasure, will concentrate on the collecting of pop culture memorabilia — including the props and costumes from the many films pe... more.
  • Bonus interview:The Coroner’s Hat from The Wizard of Oz 2 CommentsPosted by on June 7, 2010 under Featured
      In March of 2010, I interviewed Joe Maddalena, CEO of premier auction house, Profiles in History, concerning some very early commisions Profiles had received for their Hollywood Auction #40 being held this week, June 10th,11th, and 12th. Here, Joe discusses the history of this screen used "Coroners Hat" from the classic film, The Wizard of Oz. ... more.
  • Walt Disney Archives 40th Anniversary Celebration 1 CommentsPosted by on June 4, 2010 under Featured
    Event Information DATE Friday, June 25, 2010 LOCATION Studio Theatre, The Walt Disney Studios Burbank, California TICKETS Click here for tickets. COST $50 per person (plus a $5 processing fee) SCHEDULE Check in begins at 3:30 p.m., presentations begin at 5 p.m. From Walt Disney's D23: D23's "Walt Disney Archives 40th Anniversary Celebration" It's been 40 year... more.
  • Star Trek Profiles in History auction mini preview 1 CommentsPosted by on June 3, 2010 under Featured, Highlights
      Hollywood memorabilia and historic autograph auction house, Profiles in History, will be featuring one of the largest Star Trek auctions ever, on June  12th, 2010 in Calabasas California. Here is an HD mini preview of some of the items that will be featured, along with a mini presentation by Brian Chanes of a hero phaser from the motion picture, Star Trek First Contact.   ... more.