Roger J. Christian Offers Some Insights Into Original Prop Lightsabers from “Star Wars: A New Hope” (Update To NRA Museum / Graflex Flash / Ellis Props Articles)

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This week Roger J. Christian, who won an Academy Award for his work as Set Decorator on Star Wars: A New Hope (1977), published a reader comment to one of my older articles concerning the prop lightsabers used in that first Original Trilogy film, and two featured at the NRA Museum acquired from Ellis Props.  I feel Mr. Christian's information as principal production member … [Read more...]

NRA National Firearms Museum “Hollywood Guns” TV and Movie Prop Catalog Supplements Exhibit

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As mentioned in past articles, the NRA's National Firearms Museum in Fairfax, Virginia has been hosting a "Hollywood Guns" exhibit this year, and now a 46-page catalog of the pieces on display has been made available.  Many of these pieces have been featured on their "Curator's Corner" video series. … [Read more...]

Latest in NRA’s “Curator’s Corner” Video Series Features Set of Movie Prop Guns from Martin Scorsese’s “The Departed”

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The NRA's National Firearms Museum has published another video as part of their "Curator's Corner" series.  The latest features a set of hero pistols used in Martin Scorsese's Academy Award-winning film,  The Departed (2006), including pieces used by Leonardo Dicaprio, Matt Damon, Mark Wahlberg, and Jack Nicholson. … [Read more...]

“No Country For Old Men” Silenced Shotgun Movie Prop Featured in NRA’s Latest “Curator’s Corner” Video

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The NRA's National Firearms Museum has continued to publish new videos in their series called "Curator's Corner".  The latest features Anton Chigurh's silenced shotgun from the Academy Award-winning film, No Country for Old Men by Joel and Ethan Coen. … [Read more...]

Stembridge Movie Guns Showcased in NRA’s National Firearms Museum “Curator’s Corner” Videos

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The NRA's National Firearms Museum has recently published some videos on YouTube related to original movie guns obtained from the Stembridge Collection (as sold by Little John's Auction Service in 2007).  The series of installments, called "Curator's Corner", feature pieces attributed to Magnum P.I. and James Bond films. … [Read more...]