Forward/Repost: “A Message from Bob Gale, Co-Creator, Co-Writer and Co-Producer of the Back to the Future Trilogy” on Original DeLorean Car Movie Prop Restoration


Bob Gale has circulated some information about efforts to restore the "A" car DeLorean from the Back to the Future trilogy, so I thought I would pass along to the readers of the Original Prop Blog in the event someone is in a position to help. … [Read more...]

Editorial: December Entertainment Memorabilia Pop Culture Auction Review and “The Bubble”


Now that I am back in the States, I thought I would take the time to review the results of the overwhelming number entertainment memorabilia auctions that took place throughout the month of December.  Interestingly, while I personally met with a number of participants in our field while traveling in England and France this month, the one unsolicited and seemingly universal … [Read more...]

San Diego Comic Con 2011: Profiles in History Showcase ‘Back to the Future III’ DeLorean Restored by Brian & Desi DosSantos (ScreenUsed)


Profiles in History, which has a track record of bringing impressive (usually themed) exhibits to Comic Con (Stan Winston Studios, LOST, etc.), this year has a Back to the Future display, which is centered around an original DeLorean from the third film in the franchise, which will be offered for sale in one of their future auctions. The auction house is taking $20 donations … [Read more...]

ScreenUsed Original ‘Back To The Future’ DeLorean Movie Prop Car – High Definition Video Interview


As a continuation of the article sharing high resolution photography of the Back To The Future III DeLorean restored by Jeff Castillo and Desi DosSantos of ScreenUsed, and with a majority of the work done by Brian DosSantos, below is a high definition video interview with Desi and the movie car used in the popular 80s sci-fi franchise starring Michael J. Fox.  … [Read more...]

ScreenUsed Original ‘Back To The Future’ Delorean Movie Prop Car – High Resolution Photography

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Desi DosSantos of ScreenUsed was kind enough to invite me to his home this week to see his recently restored DeLorean from Back To The Future, Part III (see ScreenUsed Announces Acquisition and Restoration of Original Movie Prop DeLorean from ‘Back to the Future’).  Below are some photos I had the opportunity to take during my visit; a high definition video interviewing Desi … [Read more...]

ScreenUsed Announces Acquisition and Restoration of Original Movie Prop DeLorean from ‘Back to the Future’


Desi DosSantos and Jeff Castillo of ScreenUsed have recently shared with me their efforts in restoring one of the few surviving DeLoreans customized and used in filming the Back to the Future trilogy.  Today, they are publicly announcing the completion of their work, all in time for the 25th Anniversary of the original film.  All details about the restoration, with before and … [Read more...]