CNN Visits Warner Bros’ “Secret Movie Prop Archives” [Video]

February 17, 2015 by · Leave a Comment 


CNN recently paid a visit to their “corporate cousin” and the Warner Bros. Archives in the UK – reported as the first such visit by mainstream media that has featured authorized video of the facility within it’s “secret London location”.  While this resulted in just 23 still photos and a short 3-minute video barely touches on the 10,000 props and 3,000 costumes within the “vault”, it is worth a look for sure. Read more

San Diego Comic Con 2013: Video Interview with Joe Maddalena, Profiles in History

July 21, 2013 by · 1 Comment 


Joe Maddalena of Profiles in History took the time to talk about his company and upcoming auctions at Comic Con International: San Diego this weekend.  Below is the video interview… Read more

San Diego Comic Con 2013: Profiles in History Exhibitor Booth

July 19, 2013 by · 2 Comments 


A long time exhibitor at Comic Con International: San Diego, the original props and costumes from film and television on display with Profiles in History this year are pieces on the auction block for their sales happening this month – Hollywood Auction 56 and The Dreier Collection, Part 2. Read more

San Diego Comic Con 2013: Original TV & Movie Props and Costumes on Display and Exhibit

July 19, 2013 by · Leave a Comment 


This is actually the lightest year in some time for original props and costumes on display at Comic Con International: San Diego, apart from the usual showing by Profiles in History and Prop Store.  Nothing from Disney this year (who usually exhibit every other year) and much of what is on display is material from films not yet released. Read more

Abacus Costumes & Props Going Out of Business, Online Auction Liquidation

April 6, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

Abacus Costumes & Props, which took over the business and inventory of the company formerly known as Backlot Props, is holding a public auction to liquidate its assets.  Today I am in receipt of an e-mail proclaiming “Closing its Doors!” and “Everything Must Be Sold!”. Read more

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