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Bonhams ‘Turner Classic Movies (TCM) Presents… There’s No Place Like Hollywood’ Auction to be Held in New York on November 25th

November 6, 2014 by · Leave a Comment 

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Later this month, Bonhams will be holding their follow-up to last years, “What Dreams Are Made Of: A Century of Movie Magic at Auction as Curated by Turner Classic Movies”.  On November 24th, again in conjunction with Turner Classic Movies, they will host the “TCM Presents… There’s No Place Like Hollywood” live auction  New York (and simulcast in Los Angeles) on November 25th. TCM will “make a contribution to support The Film Foundation, an organization dedicated to protecting and preserving motion picture history”. Read more

Bonhams ‘What Dreams Are Made Of : A Century of Movie Magic at Auction as Curated by Turner Classic Movies (TCM)’ Simulcast Auction to be Held in New York on November 25th

October 23, 2013 by · Leave a Comment 

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Bonhams will be holding a special event next month, “What Dreams Are Made Of: A Century of Movie Magic at Auction as Curated by Turner Classic Movies” (auction 21427).  The live auction will be held in New York (and simulcast in Los Angeles) on November 25th.  Put together in conjunction with Turner Classic Movies, it “will feature over 300 of the finest and most important pieces of movie memorabilia ever to come up for auction“. Read more

New Exhibition Opening Today at EMP Museum – “Can’t Look Away: The Lure of Horror Film”

October 2, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

The EMP Museum (Experience Music Project and Science Fiction Museum and Hall of Fame) in Seattle, Washington has a new exhibition starting today.  The exhibit, “Can’t Look Away: The Lure of Horror Film”, features original movie props and interactive experiences for visitors of the museum. Read more

‘Save The Dress’ Campaign Update: Policy Changed to Allow Refunds if Bid to Win Marilyn Monroe ‘Seven Year Itch’ Dress at Auction Fails

May 27, 2011 by · 1 Comment 

On May 18th, the Original Prop Blog reported on a campaign to collect funds from the public to bid on and attempt to win at auction the famous “subway dress” worn by Marilyn Monroe, offered for sale next month by Profiles in History as part of their Debbie Reynolds auction (see ‘Save The Dress’ Campaign to Crowdsource Funds from Public for Marilyn Monroe ‘Seven Year Itch’ Dress Auction; “Refund of Contributions… Impractical”).  Read more

‘Save The Dress’ Campaign to Crowdsource Funds from Public for Marilyn Monroe ‘Seven Year Itch’ Dress Auction; “Refund of Contributions… Impractical”

May 18, 2011 by · 3 Comments 

Today a company called inQuicity, owned and operated by another company called Double-Take Tours, launched their “nationwide SAVE-THE-DRESS campaign to acquire the coveted white dress worn by Marilyn Monroe in ‘The Seven Year Itch'”.  One of the highlights offered at auction by Profiles in History in their Debbie Reynolds auction next month, the company has launched a website to solicit funds/donations from the public to bid on the dress at auction so that the NYC-based inQuicity can showcase the dress in a “multi-city nationwide tour” and later place it “on permanent display in New York”.  Should the company be outbid at public auction, the firm states that it will not return the contributions made by the public, as doing so would be “impractical”. Read more

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