Profiles in History, Planet Hollywood, Designer Shoe Warehouse to Hold “Shoemania” Celebrity Memorabilia Charity Auction

October 15, 2011 by · 1 Comment 

Profiles in History have announced a special “Shoemania” charity auction which will benefit The Arts of Central Florida.  Presented in conjunction with Planet Hollywood and DSW Shoe Warehouse, the auction will include autographed shoes donated by a variety of celebrities.  The auction is slated to be held at the Designer Shoe Warehouse at The Milllenia Center in Orlando Florida on November 9th. Read more

More on the History and Development of the ‘Back to the Future 2′ Nike MAG Shoes (Videos)

September 16, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

Special thanks to my friend Vivek for pointing me to these three videos about the history of the now classic Nike MAG shoes worn by Michael J. Fox in Back to the Future 2. The videos talk about the genesis of the shoes as designed and made for the film, as well as highlighting the recent development, manufacture, and auction of the replica shoes being sold to benefit the Michael J. Fox Foundation (as reported September 8th). Read more

1,500 Replica ‘Back to the Future II’ Nike Mag Shoes Auctioned to Benefit The Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson’s Research

September 8, 2011 by · 1 Comment 

While the shoes in question are newly designed and manufactured replicas of the famous “futuristic” Nike shoes worn by Marty McFly in Back to the Future II, I thought it was worth mention here as 100% of the proceeds will benefit The Michale J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson’s Research.  150 pairs will be sold each day over the next 10 days, for a total of 1,500 pairs. Read more

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

July 21, 2011 by · 2 Comments 

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 for photo opportunities with the famous movie car, with 100% of the proceeds benefiting Team Fox, Michael J. Fox’s Foundation supporting Parkinson’s research. Read more

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

November 22, 2010 by · 2 Comments 

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

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