quarta-feira, 30 de novembro de 2005

Objetos históricos de Hollywood vão a leilão, incluindo o Hoverboad

Artigos de cinema do valor de 2 milhões de dólares serão leiloados em Hollywood incluindo o "hoverboard" que Michael J. Fox usou em Back to the Future II.

A casa de leilões "Profiles in History" vai realizar um leilão público ao vivo, incluindo mais de 350 peças de memorabilia de Hollywood no valor de 2 milhões de dólares! Profiles in History é reconhecido por fixação de preços recordes mundiais em alguns dos artefatos mais valiosos de Hollywood, sendo que esse leilão vai incluir tesouros clássicos de Hollywood: Gone With the Wind, Ben Hur, Os Dez Mandamentos, Spartacus, My Fair Lady; entre outros favoritos contemporâneos como: Star Wars, Superman, Blade Runner, Back to the Future, Batman, Touro Indomável e muitos mais. Colecionadores de todo o mundo poderão se candidatar para comprar os artefatos de Hollywood, do cinema e da televisão, incluindo adereços, figurinos, arte de produção e fotografias.

Este leilão será no dia 16 de Dezembro de 2005 e poderá ser acompanhado pelo site www.ebayliveauctions.com. Já o catálogo está disponível em www.profilesinhistory.com.

Quem não sonharia em ter leilões assim no Brasil ou em Portugal?

Veja um resumo em inglês do anuncio desse leilão e todos os itens que estão relacionados:

Fonte: http://www.prnewswire.com/

On December 16, 2005 Profiles in History Will Offer at Auction Over Two Million Dollars Worth of the Most Important Artifacts in Hollywood History

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif., Nov. 28 /PRNewswire/ -- Auction house Profiles in History will hold a LIVE public auction including over 350 pieces of Hollywood memorabilia worth Two Million Dollars!  Profiles in History is recognized for setting world record prices on some of Hollywood's most prized artifacts, this auction will include treasures from Hollywood classics: Gone With the Wind, Ben Hur, The Ten Commandments, Spartacus, My Fair Lady and others to contemporary favorites Star Wars, Superman, Blade Runner, Back to the Future, Batman, Raging Bull and many more.  Collectors from around the world will bid on Hollywood artifacts from film and television including props, costumes, production art and photographs.

In addition to the auction highlights, there is a superb collection of costume sketches from the silver screen's greatest costume designers including Cecil Beaton, Edith Head, Elois Jenssen, Helen Rose, Dorothy Jeakins, Adrian and others.  For music aficionados, there are two one-of-a-kind collectibles  never seen at auction: Kate Smith's personal autograph book signed by over 100 celebrities who guest-starred on her radio show, and an Encyclopedia of Jazz owned by Willie "Satch" Williams, a popular jazz dj from Chicago, signed by nearly 700 jazz greats.  To top off the music category there are collectibles including a Conway Twitty guitar, John Lennon signed photograph, Gershwin, Irving Berlin and the Beatles.


  • Original Jupiter 2 electronic flight control station from Lost in Space. (CBS-TV, 1965-68)
    Est: $60,000-80,000.

  • Willis O'Brien Tyrannosaurus Rex stop-motion armature from The Animal World. (Irwin Allen, 1956)
    Est: $50,000-70,000.

  • Starbuck Viper & Cylon Raider filming miniatures from Battlestar Galactica. (ABC-TV, 1978-79)
    Est: $50,000-60,000.

  • Ray Harryhausen stop-motion flying model from Earth vs. the Flying Saucers. (Columbia, 1956)
    Est: $40,000-60,000.

  • NASA JPL Hazbot III Prototype Emergency Response Robotics Project from Stargate. (1994)
    Est: $20,000-30,000.
Auction highlights include:
  • Robert De Niro signed, screen-used boxing gloves from Raging Bull. (Warner Bros., 1980)
    Est: $30,000-50,000.

  • Greedo head and schematics from Star Wars. (TCF, 1977)
    Est: $35,000-45,000.

  • Conway Twitty's 1st Rock 'n Roll guitar, a vintage Gretsch Roundup w/custom leather cover.
    Est: $30,000-50,000.

  • Charlton Heston kaftan from The Ten Commandments. (Paramount, 1956)
    Est: $25,000-30,000.

  • Louisiana Hayride microphone used to broadcast "Elvis has left the building."
    Est: $20,000-30,000.

  • Christopher Reeve complete Superman costume from Superman III. (Warner Bros. 1980)
    Est: $20,000-30,000.

  • Jim Carrey complete "Riddler" costume from Batman Forever.  (Warner Bros., 1995)
    Est: $20,000-30,000.

  • Original matte painting of "Tara" from Gone With the Wind by Fitch Fulton. (MGM, 1939)
    Est: $20,000-30,000.

  • Cecil Beaton costume sketch of Audrey Hepburn for My Fair Lady. (Warner Bros, 1965)
    Est: $20,000-25,000.

  • James Dean personal motorcycle boots.
    Est: $10,000-20,000.

  • Michael J. Fox special effects hoverboard from Back to the Future II. (Universal, 1989)
    Est: $6,000-8,000.

  • Elvis Presley western hat from Charro!  (National General, 1969)
    Est: $5,000-7,000.

Collectors may bid in person, live on the Internet at  www.ebayliveauctions.com, by phone or fax.

Visit Profiles in History on the web at www.profilesinhistory.com. Profiles in History is located at  110 N. Doheny Drive, Beverly Hills, CA  90211. Joseph Maddalena, President of Profiles in History, is available for interviews and auction items are available for filming.  

For more information, please contact Lorna Hart at lorna@profilesinhistory.com or at (310) 859-7701.

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