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NRA National Firearms Museum “Hollywood Guns” TV and Movie Prop Catalog Supplements Exhibit

August 31, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

As mentioned in past articles, the NRA’s National Firearms Museum in Fairfax, Virginia has been hosting a “Hollywood Guns” exhibit this year, and now a 46-page catalog of the pieces on display has been made available.  Many of these pieces have been featured on their “Curator’s Corner” video series. Read more

New PropArchives.com Website Hosts Movie Prop and Costume Auction Results & Photos

August 28, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

Aaron, a collector who I’ve been acquainted with, has launched a new website which highlights historical auction results and photos, along with other features. Read more

Prop Talk Podcast #007 – Desi DosSantos, ScreenUsed | Interview by The Original Prop Blog with Jason DeBord

August 23, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

Desi DosSantos, special guest. This is the seventh ‘Prop Talk’ podcast by the Original Prop Blog. This is an effort to use old and new technology to bring a richer and more informative and entertaining experience to the site.  Desi DosSantos is one of the two founders of ScreenUsed, which was a business that grew out of his own passion for collecting original props and costumes.   Read more

Propmasters Offers Material from the Charles Knode Archive

August 23, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

Long-time and well respected original prop and costume dealer Propmasters has today begun to offer material from the Charles Knode Archive.  With a career spanning over four decades, Charles Knode served as a costume designer on many beloved films and has worked with some of the most well-regarded filmmakers in contemporary cinema. Read more

Bukowskis in Sweden to Hold Auction of Memorabilia from Sven Nykvist on August 31st

August 22, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

Personal property and memorabilia owned by Academy Award-winning Swedish cinematographer Sven Nykvist will be auctioned by Bukowskis on August 31st.   The late Nykvist passed away in 2006, and is well known for his work with Ingmar Bergman, though he worked on over 120 films. Read more

Catalog Available Online for Freeman’s Auctioneers Pop Culture and Memorabilia Auction in September

August 17, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

Freeman’s Auctioneers has announced their first sale of pop culture and memorabilia, to be held September 3rd in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.  The catalog has been published online, featuring material from film, television, rock and pop, and sports, along with other collectibles. Read more

Access Hollywood Provides More Coverage of the Profiles in History LOST Auction in 4-Part TV Interview

August 16, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

Access Hollywood has broadcast a 4-part video interview with Profile in History’s Joe Maddalena with regards to this week’s LOST auction, to be held on August 21st-22nd in Santa Monica.  Following reports by CNN, Sky News, and the Honolulu Star-Advertiser, this illustrates significant mainstream media interest in the event involving the sale of original props, costumes, and other material direct from ABC Studios from all six seasons of the popular television series. Read more

Original Television and Movie Prop, Wardrobe, and Entertainment Memorabilia Auctions: Upcoming Event Calendar

August 15, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

Below is the latest updated list of upcoming original movie and television prop, wardrobe, and memorabilia auction events. Please contact me if you are aware of any coming events of interest to original prop collectors. Read more

Original ‘Mad Men’ TV Props & Costumes Part of Charity Auction Benefiting “City of Hope”

August 14, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

Original props, costumes, furniture, and walk on roles are currently being sold in a charity auction hosted by eBay, with proceeds benefiting “City of Hope”.  This is touted as the first official charity auction for the Emmy and Golden Globe award-winning cable series. Read more

Star Wars Celebration V Highlights – Lucasfilm Reveals Return of the Jedi “Cave” Lightsaber Construction Scene; Prop Store Exhibit

August 14, 2010 by · 1 Comment 

Star Wars Celebration V, the “official Lucasfilm event celebrating all things Star Wars, produced by fans for fans” has been in full swing this week.  While not personally in attendance, I thought I would publish a report on highlights of interest to original prop collectors, notably Lucasfilm announcing the release of the all six Star Wars films on Blu-Ray disc next year (per an interview with the New York Times), which will include never before seen footage, including a scene with Luke finishing the construction of his lightsaber in a cave on Tatooine from Return of the Jedi. The existence of such a scene has long been a matter of debate among Star Wars fans. Read more

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