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

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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 … [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

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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 … [Read more...]

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

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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

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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 … [Read more...]

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

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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 … [Read more...]

Guernsey’s Catalog for September “ICONIC” Auction Event Now Online

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As reported last month, auction house Guernsey's is holding an auction event later this month, September 23rd, in New York City.  Most known in the original prop and costume field for their 2008 "The Pugliese Collection" sale, this event is very modest by comparison.  With material spanning sports, music, historical memorabilia, and other disciplines, and at just over 100 lots, … [Read more...]

Guernsey’s Announces New Entertainment, Sports, Historical Material Auction Event for September in New York City: “ICONIC”

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Guernsey's made a splash in the entertainment memorabilia field in March 2008 with their auction event comprising the sale of "The Pugliese Collection", which garnered significant mainstream media coverage (including The Today Show) and some very impressive prices realized on certain lots.   This week Guernsey's has announced two auctions for late September, one of which is of … [Read more...]

New “Global Antiques” Hollywood Memorabilia Dealer on eBay (Michael Jackson, Star Wars, Wizard of Oz)

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eBay dealer "moniemon92" - with an account created in 2007 but with no recorded transactions until a few weeks ago - has listed a number of items for sale with "Global Antiques" certificates of authenticity.  These auction offerings are dominated by listings of items owned/autographed by the recently deceased Michael Jackson.  … [Read more...]