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James Comisar, Laura Wooley, and Debbie Reynolds Feature in CBS Sunday Morning Cover Story [Video]

February 22, 2015 by · Leave a Comment 

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Today’s broadcast of CBS’ Sunday Morning program  (see “Movie memorabilia: The stuff that dreams are made of” online for print version) discusses the preservation of pop culture artifacts from film and television and features interviews with James Comisar of the Comisar Collection (interviewed here in 2011), Laura Wooley of The Collector’s Lab (interviewed here in 2011 as well), and Debbie Reynolds, as well as the topic of public museums being developed (the AMAPAS Hollywood History Museum and James Comisar’s Museum of Television) as well as similar efforts since abandoned (Debbie Reynolds’ Hollywood Motion Picture and Television Museum). Read more

James Bond Original Movie Prop & Costume Exhibition in Shanghai China’s Minsheng Art Museum from March 28th to May 31st

March 30, 2013 by · Leave a Comment 

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An impressive exhibition of original movie props, costumes, vehicles, and other James Bond artifacts is being held at the Minsheng Art Museum in Shanghai, China from March 28th through May 31st.  CCTV News has produced a video showing some of the highlights, which can be viewed at their official site or via the embedded player below.  Commemorating the 50th anniversary of 007, the exhibit boasts about 550 items spanning all of the films starring Sean Connery, George Lazenby, Roger Moore, Timothy Dalton, Pierce Brosnan, and Daniel Craig. Read more

Prop Talk Podcast #017 – Jeff Pirtle, Director of Archives and Collections, NBCUniversal | Interview by The Original Prop Blog with Jason DeBord

May 15, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

Jeff Pirtle, special guest. This is the seventeenth ‘Prop Talk’ podcast by the Original Prop Blog. Mr. Jeff Pirtle is Director, Archives and Collections, NBCUniversal.  NBCUniversal is celebrating their Centennial, and involved in a number of projects that give people glimpses of never-before-seen props, images and more from the NCBUniversal collection. Jeff Pirtle has been working on pulling key items to share on Universal’s Centennial Tumblr as well as for the Centennial celebration overall.

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Jimmy Kimmel Live! Concert Photojournal: Review of Coldplay Outdoor-Mini Concert Block Party in Los Angeles on 2/9/2012

February 10, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

Following last night’s Coldplay iHeartRadio benefit concert at Club Nokia, I was lucky enough to share a pair of tickets with another Coldplay fan who won them from The World Famous KROQ for a special Jimmy Kimmel Live! outdoor mini-concert / block party (or “bloq” party) behind the El Capitan Theater, where the regular show is shot in studio.  Some of the songs performed at this concert will be broadcast on a special post Academy Award special of the JKL! show, following the Oscars telecast.  This concert was originally scheduled for February 7, 2012, and rescheduled for tonight, February 9th.

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iHeartRadio Concert Photojournal: Review of Coldplay Charity Event at Club Nokia in Los Angeles on 2/8/2012 – Part 2 of 2

February 9, 2012 by · 1 Comment 

This is a continuation of my review of the Coldplay concert at Club Nokia in Los Angeles, in collaboration with iHeartRadio and Clear Channel Media and Entertainment radio stations KIIS FM, 98-7FM and MYFM – click here for Part 1. Read more

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