It may not be This Marilyn Monroe dressbut several dresses she wore for Gentlemen Prefer Blondes and There’s No Business Like Show Business will be auctioned this summer along with 1,400 other pieces of Hollywood history.
For three days in July, Turner Classic Movies and Julien’s Auctions will be auctioning off items including Captain America’s shield from Captain America: The First Avenger, a Givenchy two-piece set, starring Audrey Hepburn as Holly Golightly in Breakfast at Tiffany’s and Jules Winnfields “Bad Mother (expletive)” wallet from “Pulp Fiction,” the organizations announced on Tuesday.
One of the six original Sandtrooper helmets from “Star Wars: A New Hope” is among the auction items. The helmet was used during filming in Tunisia and later restored by Star Wars expert Gino Sabatino. A variety of props used in the Harry Potter films, such as Draco Malfoy’s Nimbus 2001 broomstick and Voldemort’s Elder Wand are also up for auction, as is the hammer used by Chris Hemsworth in Thor: The Dark World. used.
There will be special collections from the estates of James Garner, Robert Stack and Doris Day, as well as legendary editor Anne V. Coates’ starred screenplays, including a never-before-seen look at her Oscar-winning decision-making on David Lean’s Lawrence of Arabia. Other Coates articles include her lined scripts for The Elephant Man and Out of Sight.
“Our fans crave a tangible connection to their passion, and now they can satisfy that desire with these iconic costumes and unique memorabilia from the films we air on TCM,” said Pola Changnon, General Manager of TCM.
One of the biggest ticket items is a yacht once owned by JP Getty and used in the exterior scenes of the film “Pal Joey” starring Frank Sinatra, Rita Hayworth and Kim Novak. There are also costume jewelry options worn by Monroe, Hayworth, Judy Garland, Olivia de Havilland and Barbara Stanwyck of Joseff of Hollywood.
“Today is an exciting milestone for Julien’s Auctions, as our new collaboration with TCM will take our world-class collection of important Hollywood artifacts and premium auctions to new heights, and further enhance our reputation as the premier auction house for the stars,” said Martin Nolan, managing director of Julien’s Auctions.
The auction runs July 15-17 at Julien’s Actions in Beverly Hills and online at https://juliensauctions.com.
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