Icons of Hollywood Auction

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Welcome to our Icons of Hollywood auction! To coin a phrase often heard, this truly is a “once-in-a-lifetime” opportunity. In this incredible sale, we are offering some of the most remarkable and instantly recognizable Hollywood artifacts to ever grace the silver screen. Over 1,200 unique treasures are represented in this sale covering the entire history of Hollywood.

Some of the highlights include:

• Incredible archive of John Wayne personal correspondence from 1941-1966 discussing his career and major film projects
• Extraordinary collection of original 8 x 10 in. camera negatives of Louise Brooks, Clara Bow, Carole Lombard, Rita Hayworth and Lupe Velez
• Gilda original near-mint linen-backed Style “B” one-sheet poster
• Original annotated The Rocky Horror Picture Show script used on-set by creator and screenwriter Richard O’Brien
• Original final approval maquette of Kong’s head from King Kong and other items from the estate of Willis O’Brien
• A collection of Kenneth Strickfaden special effects devices from Frankenstein, The Bride of Frankenstein, and other films
• Judy Garland screen-used “Dorothy Gale” blue and white gingham pinafore dress from The Wizard of Oz
• Judy Garland screen-worn ruby slippers from The Wizard of Oz
• Bert Lahr screen-worn “Cowardly Lion” costume from The Wizard of Oz
• Bela Lugosi’s signature “Count Dracula” screen-worn cape from Dracula and other items from his estate
• Marilyn Monroe’s platinum and diamond eternity band given to her by Joe DiMaggio on their wedding day, January 14, 1954, from her personal property
• Marilyn Monroe’s invitation to the JFK birthday celebration from her personal property
• Nude painting (ca 1949) of Marilyn Monroe by famed pinup artist Earl Moran
• Howard Terpning original final one-sheet poster artwork for the 1963 Cleopatra
• A collection of items from the estate of makeup effects legend John Chambers
• An unprecedented collection of screen-used props and costumes from the Back to the Future trilogy, including the only screen-used DeLorean time machine in private hands
• Steve McQueen’s original hero Gulf driving suit from Le Mans
• Rare fully animatronic puppet from Howard the Duck
• Star Trek: The Original Series mid-grade type-1 hand phaser
• A complete NASA Gemini program G-2C spacesuit, helmet, gloves and boots
• Original Al Hirschfeld artwork, scripts and other treasures from the estate of Jack Lemmon

You’re sure to find something new and exciting in this auction to add to your collection. Please remember we’re always interested in your future consignments for those who wish to pass ownership of their treasures pieces of
Hollywood memorabilia on to new caretakers.


For session 3, we welcome you to our Icons of Animation auction! Once again we are pleased to be working with Van Eaton Galleries in presenting an incredible collection covering the entire spectrum of the history of animation. This sale features over 600 unique pieces from some of the earliest stop-motion animation shorts, artifacts from Disneyland and Walt Disney World through some of the most beloved shorts and features from the studios of Walt Disney, Hanna-Barbera, Warner Bros., M-G-M, and Walter Lantz.

Highlights include:

• Ub Iwerks Balloon Land original production cel on original background
• Original production cel and production background from Max Fleischer’s Gulliver’s Travels
• An extremely rare original production cel of Academy Award Mickey Mouse on original hand-painted background, the only known Mickey art from this little-known 1932 full-color animated short
• Charles Schulz Peanuts 4-panel Great Pumpkin comic strip artwork from 1963
• Suite of illustration artwork for the Little Golden Book, Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer, by Richard Scarry
• Disneyland Haunted Mansion original featured “stretching portrait” painting, signed by Marc Davis
• Original artwork for the Captain EO attraction poster at Disneyland
• 1875 hand-carved Dentzel carousel horse gifted by Walt Disney to his first Disney Imagineer, Roger Broggie
• Donald Duck original production cel with production background from The Band Concert
• Original pan production background with production cel of the Hag in the boat delivering the poisoned apple from Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs
• Original production cel of Jiminy Cricket with the matching original production background from Pinocchio
• Eyvind Earle original concept artwork for Sleeping Beauty
• Monumental-scale pan production background with Maleficent cel from Sleeping Beauty
• Rare set of nine preliminary concept paintings by Mary Blair for Alice in Wonderland
• Lady and the Tramp original production cel from the “Bella Notte” scene

We hope you find something new and exciting from this catalog to add to your collection. Please remember we’re always interested in your future consignments for those who wish to pass ownership of their treasured pieces of Hollywood memorabilia to new caretakers. Thank you for participating and good luck!
Condition Reports: If you wish to obtain additional information on a particular lot, or cannot appear at the viewing, Profiles may provide, upon request, a condition report. We remind prospective buyers that descriptions of property are not warranted and that each lot is sold “as is” in accordance with the terms of the limited warranty. Condition reports, as other descriptions of property, are not warranted; they are only provided as a service to interested clients.
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Gone With The Wind set of (150+) original still photos103 - Gone With The Wind set of (150+) original still photos
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Gone With The Wind set of (150+) original still photos - (MGM, 1939) Gelatin-silver vintage prints, (150+) 8” x 10&rd
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Estimates : 1,500.00 - 2,500.00
Sold to f***r for (8,000.00 + 1,840.00) x 1 = 9,840.00
 
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The Good Earth set of (300+) original still photos104 - The Good Earth set of (300+) original still photos
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The Good Earth set of (300+) original still photos - (MGM, 1937) Gelatin-silver vintage prints, (300+) 8” x 10”
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 600.00 - 800.00
Sold to f***r for (700.00 + 161.00) x 1 = 861.00
 
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Hollywood Cavalcade set of (110+) original still photos105 - Hollywood Cavalcade set of (110+) original still photos
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Hollywood Cavalcade set of (110+) original still photos - (TCF, 1939) Gelatin-silver vintage prints, (110+) 8” x 10&r
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Estimates : 300.00 - 500.00
Sold to f***r for (500.00 + 115.00) x 1 = 615.00
 
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A Midsummer Night’s Dream (1935) set of (70+) original still photos106 - A Midsummer Night’s Dream (1935) set of (70+) original still photos
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A Midsummer Night’s Dream (1935) set of (70+) original still photos - (Warner Bros., 1935) Gelatin-silver vintage pri
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Estimates : 600.00 - 800.00
Sold to f***r for (2,250.00 + 517.50) x 1 = 2,767.50
 
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Mr. Smith Goes to Washington set of (120+) original still photos107 - Mr. Smith Goes to Washington set of (120+) original still photos
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Mr. Smith Goes to Washington set of (120+) original still photos - (Columbia Pictures, 1939) Gelatin-silver vintage prints,
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Estimates : 800.00 - 1,200.00
Sold to f***r for (5,000.00 + 1,150.00) x 1 = 6,150.00
 
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Pride and Prejudice set of (100+) original still photos108 - Pride and Prejudice set of (100+) original still photos
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Pride and Prejudice set of (100+) original still photos - (MGM, 1940) Gelatin-silver vintage prints, (100+) 8” x 10&r
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Estimates : 400.00 - 600.00
Sold to f***r for (1,100.00 + 253.00) x 1 = 1,353.00
 
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The Private Affairs of Bel-Ami set of (50+) original still photos109 - The Private Affairs of Bel-Ami set of (50+) original still photos
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The Private Affairs of Bel-Ami set of (50+) original still photos - (United Artists, 1946) Gelatin-silver vintage prints, (
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 200.00 - 300.00
Sold to f***r for (200.00 + 46.00) x 1 = 246.00
 
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African-Americans in film collection 50+ original still photos from Green Pastures & Emperor Jones110 - African-Americans in film collection 50+ original still photos from Green Pastures & Emperor Jones
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African-Americans in film collection of (50+) original still photos from Green Pastures and Emperor Jones - (Warner Bros., 1
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Estimates : 600.00 - 800.00
Sold to f***r for (1,200.00 + 276.00) x 1 = 1,476.00
 
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Classic Hollywood 240+ original still photos from four films, including Goodbye Mr. Chips111 - Classic Hollywood 240+ original still photos from four films, including Goodbye Mr. Chips
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Classic Hollywood collection of (240+) original still photos from four films, including Goodbye Mr. Chips and The Red Badge of Courage
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Estimates : 400.00 - 600.00
Sold to f***r for (1,400.00 + 322.00) x 1 = 1,722.00
 
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Dance, Arts, & Music  225+ original still photos from seven films, incl Carnegie Hall112 - Dance, Arts, & Music 225+ original still photos from seven films, incl Carnegie Hall
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Dance, Arts, and Music collection of (225+) original still photos from seven films, including Carnegie Hall - (Various, 1937-1955)
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Estimates : 300.00 - 500.00
Sold to f***r for (475.00 + 109.25) x 1 = 584.25
 
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Charles Dickens 300+ original still photos from 4 films, including Oliver Twist & David Copperfield113 - Charles Dickens 300+ original still photos from 4 films, including Oliver Twist & David Copperfield
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Charles Dickens collection of (300+) original still photos from four films, including Oliver Twist and David Copperfield -
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Estimates : 600.00 - 800.00
Sold to f***r for (1,000.00 + 230.00) x 1 = 1,230.00
 
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Abraham Lincoln collection of (140+) original still photos from three biopics on him114 - Abraham Lincoln collection of (140+) original still photos from three biopics on him
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Abraham Lincoln collection of (140+) original still photos from three biopics on him - (Various, 1930-1940) Gelatin-silver vintage prints
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Estimates : 300.00 - 500.00
Sold to f***r for (300.00 + 69.00) x 1 = 369.00
 
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George Bernard Shaw 215+ original still photos from Pygmalion, Major Barbara, & Caesar & Cleopatra115 - George Bernard Shaw 215+ original still photos from Pygmalion, Major Barbara, & Caesar & Cleopatra
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George Bernard Shaw collection of (215+) original still photos from Pygmalion, Major Barbara, and Caesar and Cleopatra - (MG
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Estimates : 400.00 - 600.00
Sold to f***r for (3,500.00 + 805.00) x 1 = 4,305.00
 
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Shakespeare collection of (200+) original still photos from five classic films116 - Shakespeare collection of (200+) original still photos from five classic films
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Shakespeare collection of (200+) original still photos from five classic films - (Various; 1936-1955) Gelatin-silver vintage prints, (200
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Estimates : 400.00 - 600.00
Sold to f***r for (650.00 + 149.50) x 1 = 799.50
 
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Seafaring Epic 70+ original still photos from Mutiny on the Bounty 1935 & Treasure Isl& 1934117 - Seafaring Epic 70+ original still photos from Mutiny on the Bounty 1935 & Treasure Isl& 1934
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Seafaring Epic collection of (70+) original still photos from Mutiny on the Bounty (1935) and Treasure Island (1934) - (MGM,
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Estimates : 600.00 - 800.00
Sold to f***r for (600.00 + 138.00) x 1 = 738.00
 
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Jungle Epic  50+ original still photos from The Jungle Book 1942 & Trader Horn 1931118 - Jungle Epic 50+ original still photos from The Jungle Book 1942 & Trader Horn 1931
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Jungle Epic collection of (50+) original still photos from The Jungle Book (1942) and Trader Horn (1931) - (United Artists,
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Estimates : 300.00 - 500.00
Sold to f***r for (750.00 + 172.50) x 1 = 922.50
 
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Wartime & Political  200+ original still photos from six films, including For Whom the Bell Tolls119 - Wartime & Political 200+ original still photos from six films, including For Whom the Bell Tolls
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Wartime and Political collection of (200+) original still photos from six films, including For Whom the Bell Tolls - (Various; 1939
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Estimates : 300.00 - 500.00
Sold to f***r for (375.00 + 86.25) x 1 = 461.25
 
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Historical & Costume-Drama  250+ original still photos from eight films, including Jane Eyre120 - Historical & Costume-Drama 250+ original still photos from eight films, including Jane Eyre
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Historical and Costume-Drama collection of (250+) original still photos from eight films, including Jane Eyre and House of Seven Gables
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Estimates : 300.00 - 500.00
Sold to f***r for (850.00 + 195.50) x 1 = 1,045.50
 
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Pre-Revolutionary American History  220+ original still photos from Last of the Mohicans more121 - Pre-Revolutionary American History 220+ original still photos from Last of the Mohicans more
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Pre-Revolutionary American History collection of (220+) original still photos from Last of the Mohicans, Howards of Virginia, and Allegh
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Estimates : 400.00 - 600.00
Sold to f***r for (400.00 + 92.00) x 1 = 492.00
 
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Roman, Greek, & Biblical Epic  130+ original still photos from 5 important films, incl Julius Caesar122 - Roman, Greek, & Biblical Epic 130+ original still photos from 5 important films, incl Julius Caesar
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Roman, Greek, and Biblical Epic collection of (130+) original still photos from five important films, including Julius Caesar and the 1925
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Estimates : 400.00 - 600.00
Sold to f***r for (800.00 + 184.00) x 1 = 984.00
 
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