Archive for December, 2011
Last chance to celebrate Grinchmas at Universal Studios Hollywood
0 CommentsPosted by J.A. Manning on December 30, 2011 under Featured, Forum, Highlights
Recently I was at Universal Studios in Hollywood CA, and was part of their Grinchmas celebration. Grinchmas is the parks celebration for the holidays and the park is full of Christmas and holiday themed decorations, shows ( a mini show on the famous Universal Studio Tour is a must see), and cast members dressed for the occasion, including characters from Universal Studios Ro... more.
APNewsbreak: Titanic artifacts headed to auction April 1st 2012
0 CommentsPosted by J.A. Manning on December 29, 2011 under Featured, Forum, Highlights
Steve Szkotak from The Associated Press has reported that Guernsey's Auction's in New York will auction what is considered the largest collection of items from the ill fated luxury liner, Titanic, which sunk April 15th, 1912. The collection of over 5,500 items are planned to be sold as a single lot on April 1st, 2012,which will be the 100th anniversary of the sinking of ... more.
Julien’s Carolwood Drive (Michael Jackson), auction totals $760,630.70
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According to the numbers on the Julien's Live website, the total for their December 17th auction entitled, 100 North Carolwood Drive realized $760,630.70 including varying buyers premiums or BP of 25%-28%. Most media outlets have reported that the auction realized "close to one million"or "one million" dollars, though the total from Julien's Live shows otherwise. Since December 18th, ... more.
The Business Insider: Movie insider’s look at NY weapons cache
0 CommentsPosted by J.A. Manning on December 22, 2011 under Featured, Forum, Highlights
Robert Johnson from The Business Insider visited The Specialists Ltd. in NYC recently. Check out his great article on this weapons prop house located here in The Big Apple. The Specialists Ltd. according to their web site, is "the east coast leader in prop weapons rental, fabrication and training, a full service prop house and fabrication facility with effects and custom g... more.
Orson Welles’ Citizen Kane Oscar sells for $861,542 at auction
0 CommentsPosted by J.A. Manning on December 21, 2011 under Featured, Forum, Highlights
Orson Welles' Academy Award won for writing the classic, "Citizen Kane" was sold to an undisclosed buyer yesterday for $861,542 at Nate D. Saunders Auctions. The Oscar© was given to Welles and co-writer Herman J. Mankiewicz, for best screenplay of their 1941, film, "Citizen Kane". The statue was offered for sale by another auction house in 2007 but did not sell. *Photo... more.
Profiles in History Icons of Hollywood auction hammers over 7 million
0 CommentsPosted by J.A. Manning on December 20, 2011 under Featured, Forum, Highlights
Auction house, Profiles in History, "Icons of Hollywood" auction was held a few days ago, December 15th and 16th in Beverly Hills, CA. Total for the two day auction was an impressive $7,091,625 hammered. Factoring in 20% with bp or buyers premium, the total in sales was $8,509,950. The auction had many items selling far above their estimates and bidding was very heav... more.
Profiles in History’s Dec 16 “Icons of Hollywood” pre auction video
0 CommentsPosted by J.A. Manning on December 13, 2011 under Featured, Forum, Highlights
Starting the end of this week, December 15th, 16th, and 17th, auction house, Profiles in History will be auctioning some of the rarest and most sought after pieces of Hollywood history. From Judy Garland's Ruby Slippers screen worn in close-ups in The Wizard of Oz, the Delorean from "Back to the Future 3", (as well as the largest collection of original props, costumes, and a... more.
On set photos of Star Wars Yoda puppet being auctioned December 16
0 CommentsPosted by J.A. Manning on December 12, 2011 under Featured, Forum, Highlights
Movie Prop Collectors obtained these photos of the Yoda puppet created for on set rehearsal used in the 1980 film: Star Wars: Episode V- The Empire Strikes Back. The photos above show the puppet with the creative team from Star Wars: Episode V- The Empire Strikes Back, the Yoda puppet rehearsing with Mark Hamill, and Yoda with his creator, Stuart Freeborn... more.
“The Beatles” George Harrison’s Aston Martin sells for $547,000
0 CommentsPosted by J.A. Manning on December 11, 2011 under Featured, Forum, Highlights
Auction house, Coys of London, sold an Astin Martin owned by Beatles musician, George Harrison for £350,000, or $547,000 U.S to a bidder Austin Texas. The 1964 DB5 belonged to Harrison in the 60s and sold over £150,000.00 above it's estimate . *All photos ©Coys of London.... more.
Julien’s Sports and Rock & Roll auction totals over $2.5 million
0 CommentsPosted by J.A. Manning on December 6, 2011 under Featured, Forum, Highlights
The auction totals for each of Juliens's Auctions "Icons and Idols" auctions are not posted on Julien's web site, (individual lot prices with premium are), but according to Julien's Facebook account, both auctions together totaled over $4 million dollars. Movie Prop Collectors tallied the Hollywood and Marilyn Monroe auction total as approximately $1.472,268.10 including buyers prem... more.
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