Profiles In History $4 Million Hollywood Memorabilia Auction March 27 and 28 Jurassic Park’s Raptors and T-Rex Killer, King Kong, Batman, Flash Gordon, The Invisible Man and The Mummy to Highlight a Monstrous $4 million Auction of Hollywood Memorabilia March 27 & 28
News-Antique.com - Mar 20,2008 - Calabasas, CA—A King Kong Six-Sheet movie poster, one of only three known to exist, measuring a colossal 81 x 81 inches! ($200,000-$250,000); a huge collection of Special Effects Creatures and Puppets including a Hydraulic screen-used Velociraptor from The Lost World: Jurassic Park II ($80,000-$100,000), The T-Rex Killer!—Hero screen-used Spinosaur head and neck from Jurassic Park III ($60,000-$80,000) and a Pteranodon display featuring a full set of screen-used Pteranodons “babies” from Jurassic Park III ($60,000-$80,000); $1 Million dollars worth of Fine Art Classic Hollywood Photography; The first-ever Irving G. Thalberg Memorial Award (one of only 37 EVER GIVEN OUT), presented to Darryl F. Zanuck in 1938 by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences($150,000+); Michael Keaton’s complete “Batman” costume from Batman Returns ($60,000-$80,000) and Charles Middleton “Ming the Merciless” cape from Flash Gordon (Universal, 1936--$40,000-$60,000) are just some of the 1100+ iconic pieces of Hollywood history that Profiles in History, the number one company in the world for authentic Hollywood memorabilia will offer in their upcoming two-day auction, March 27 and 28. Worldwide bidding begins at 11:00am both days. Bids can be placed either in person, via mail, phone, fax or live on the internet via eBay Live Auctions (www.ebayliveauctions.com).
This auction, Profiles in History’s 31st will also include a Triceratops screen-used head from The Lost World: Jurassic Park II, a Screen-used Velociraptor insert head from Jurassic Park III ($30,000-$50,000 each); a Hydraulic screen-used Baby T-Rex, Pachycephalosaurus and Baby Stegosaur from The Lost World: Jurassic Park II with exposed mechanisms ($20,000-$30,000 each); an Original Han Solo blaster components and broomhandle Mauser from Star Wars: Return of the Jedi ($20,000-$30,000); Ian Keith “Rameses I” Egyptian Throne used in The Ten Commandments (Paramount, 1956--$18,000-$20,000); a Rattan chair from Rick’s Café Americain in Casablanca (Warner Bros. 1942--$8,000-$10,000) and a Beatles signed photograph, signed by each c. 1966 ($8,000-$10,000).
Other well-known props include Jason’s mask worn by Kane Hodder in Jason Goes to Hell: The Final Friday ($15,000-$20,000); a Hero Ugnaught mask from Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back ($12,000-$14,000); a Original Alien warrior head and hand from Aliens ($10,000-$12,000); Jason’s hero metal machete from Freddy vs. Jason ($7,500-$9,500); a Working Cardassian computer from Star Trek TNG ($6,000-$8,000); Data's (Brent Spiner) illuminating head appliance from Star Trek: The Next Generation ($4,000-$6,000); a Working phaser rifle used on-screen by Captain Picard in Star Trek: First Contact ($4,000-$6,000); a TR-580 Mark VII Non-Functioning Tricorder from Star Trek: The Next Generation ($4,000-$5,000); Star Trek III: The Search for Spock Phaser used by William Shatner ($3,000-$5,000) and Katsumoto’s fighting sword from The Last Samurai ($3,000-$4,000).
Additional screen-worn costumes include:
The Black velvet special-effects costume from The Invisible Man (Universal, 1933--$35,000-$55,000); a Trio of costumes worn by Bruce Willis, Milla Jovovich and Chris Tucker in The Fifth Element ($30,000-$50,000); Halle Berry hero “Storm” battlesuit from X-Men ($30,000-$40,000); a Complete Cylon costume from Battlestar Galactica ($25,000-$35,000); John Wayne’s costume from Fort Apache (RKO, 1948) and She Wore A Yellow Ribbon (RKO, 1949--$20,000-$30,000 each); James Marsden hero “Cyclops” black leather battlesuit