Collector/Investor Files Fraud Lawsuit Against John LeBold and Americana Dance Theatre Over Elizabeth Taylor “Cleopatra” Dress and Other Hollywood Movie Costumes

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Per Courthouse News Service, Richard Abrahamson (a former owner of Toon Art) has filed a lawsuit against John LeBold and Americana Dance Theatre, Inc. over the sale of a number of wardrobe pieces attributed to use in various Hollywood films.  The complaint was filed in the Hamilton County Courthouse in Cincinnati, Ohio last week, and "Abrahamson seeks $90,000 for breach of … [Read more...]

Martin Nolan of Julien’s Auctions Featured on NBC’s ‘Today Show’ to Discuss Rare Unpublished Marilyn Monroe Photos

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Julien's Auctions Executive Director, Martin Nolan, appeared as a guest on this morning’s broadcast of The Today Show. In it, he discusses a set of rare Marilyn Monroe material which will be featured in their upcoming "Hollywood Legends" auction, which includes previously unseen photographs. … [Read more...]

Martin Nolan of Julien’s Auctions Featured on NBC’s ‘Today Show’ to Discuss Rare Marilyn Monroe Photos, Negatives, Copyright

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Julien's Auctions Executive Director, Martin Nolan, appeared as a guest on this morning’s broadcast of The Today Show. In it, he discusses a set of rare Marilyn Monroe material which will be featured in an upcoming auction, which includes previously unseen photographs, the negatives, and the copyright to the respective images. … [Read more...]

Julien’s Auctions Files Lawsuit Against Live Auctioneers Over Michael Jackson “Neverland” Auction for Breach of Contract and Negligence

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Following last month's development of a jury rejecting a lawsuit by collector Richard LaPointe over the canceled "Neverland" auction of Michael Jackson memorabilia, Julien's Auction has now filed its own complaint against Live Auctioneers, the online bidding service provider for the event.  The new complaint, filed in Los Angeles County Superior Court, cites two causes of … [Read more...]

Beverly Hills Courier Reports “Judge Rules In Favor of Julien’s Auction House” in Lawsuit Brought By Michael Jackson Memorabilia Collector Richard LaPointe

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Today the Beverly Hills Courier published the latest breaking news about the ongoing legal action brought by collector Richard LaPointe against MJJ Productions, Julien's Auctions, and others. According to the news story, the "jury today rejected a lawsuit in which a collector of celebrity memorabilia maintained that a Los Angeles auction house broke a contract to sell him 14 … [Read more...]