A Celebration of Popular Culture

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Van Eaton Galleries is proud to present A Celebration of Popular Culture, our latest exhibition and auction! This collection brings together nearly 700 items of popular culture history, representing some of the most nostalgic, scarcely seen, and most-prized artifacts of the last 60 years. Highlights of this auction include rare toys from “The Toy Scout,” Joel Magee, including rare collectibles from Batman, Lost in Space, The Munsters, Bewitched, and much more! Other highlights come from the estate of famed artist and custom car designer Ed “Big Daddy” Roth, which include Ed Roth’s personal Hot Wheels based on his “Beatnik Bandit” hot rod, as well as vintage model kits and slot cars based on his designs. Additionally, this collection includes rare original film posters from such classics as Creature from the Black Lagoon and Forbidden Planet, as well as collectibles from animated films and shows, Star Wars, James Bond, Walt Disney, Marvel, and props and collectibles from the Disney Parks. More information at www.vegalleries.com/popculture
All items are sold as is. Contact Van Eaton Galleries for condition reports and shipping information. 21% Buyer's Premium for all lots.
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The Mummy's Curse Insert Poster.1 - The Mummy's Curse Insert Poster.
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(Universal, 1944/R-51) A vintage 1951 reissue insert poster for The Mummy's Curse, the fifth installment of the Universal Classic mummy franchis...
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Start Price : 1,000.00 | Estimates : 1,200.00 - 1,500.00
 
 
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Creature from the Black Lagoon Insert Poster.2 - Creature from the Black Lagoon Insert Poster.
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(Universal, 1954) A rare original insert poster for Creature from the Black Lagoon, one of the classic 1950s horror films. This 36"x14" po...
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Start Price : 4,000.00 | Estimates : 6,000.00 - 7,000.00
 
 
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Creature from the Black Lagoon One Sheet Poster.3 - Creature from the Black Lagoon One Sheet Poster.
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(Universal, 1954) An extremely rare original one sheet poster for Creature from the Black Lagoon. Considered one of the greatest monster films of all
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Start Price : 20,000.00 | Estimates : 20,000.00 - 30,000.00
 
 
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Creature from the Black Lagoon Gill-man Signed Photo.4 - Creature from the Black Lagoon Gill-man Signed Photo.
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(Universal, 1954/98) A signed restrike photograph of the Gill-man from Creature from the Black Lagoon. The gelatin silver photograph has been inscribe
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Set of (3) Creature from the Black Lagoon Belt Buckles.5 - Set of (3) Creature from the Black Lagoon Belt Buckles.
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(Universal, c.2000s) A collection of (3) production samples for character belt buckles depicting the iconic film monster, the Gill-man, from Universal
Current Bid: 100.00
Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
 
 
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Set of (4) Universal Pictures Monster Drinking Glasses.6 - Set of (4) Universal Pictures Monster Drinking Glasses.
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(Anchor-Hocking, 1963) A rare set of (4) drinking glasses featuring Universal Pictures monsters that were manufactured by Anchor-Hocking. A premium gi
Current Bid: 325.00
Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
 
 
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Superman's Dilemma Original Cel.7 - Superman's Dilemma Original Cel.
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(Columbia, 1948) A cel from Chapter 11 of the theatrical serial Superman's Dilemma. In order to create the appearance of Superman in flight, the...
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Marx Superman Turnover Tank in Box.8 - Marx Superman Turnover Tank in Box.
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(Marx, 1940s) A very rare tin-litho Superman Turnover Tank toy by Marx Toys. This is the earlier 1940s version of this toy, featuring war-based imager
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Start Price : 800.00 | Estimates : 1,000.00 - 1,500.00
 
 
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LineMar Superman Tank Toy with Box.9 - LineMar Superman Tank Toy with Box.
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(LineMar, 1958) An extremely rare functioning Superman Tank toy by LineMar, a subsidiary of Marx Toys. The Man of Steel, depicted here in tin-litho, s
Current Bid: 2,000.00
Estimates : 2,000.00 - 3,000.00
 
 
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Superman Krypton Rocket Water Propulsion Toy - Blue.10 - Superman Krypton Rocket Water Propulsion Toy - Blue.
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(Park Plastics, 1956) A blue water propulsion rocket toy titled "Krypton Rocket." The toy is based on the Kryptonian Rocket of Superman lo...
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Start Price : 300.00 | Estimates : 400.00 - 600.00
 
 
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Superman Krypton Rocket Water Propulsion Toy - Red.11 - Superman Krypton Rocket Water Propulsion Toy - Red.
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(Park Plastics, 1956) A red water propulsion rocket toy titled "Krypton Rocket." The toy is based on the Kryptonian Rocket of Superman lor...
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Forbidden Planet Insert Poster.12 - Forbidden Planet Insert Poster.
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(MGM, 1956) An original insert poster for the science fiction classic Forbidden Planet. Considered one of the great sci-fi films of the 1950s, Forbidd
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Start Price : 3,000.00 | Estimates : 4,000.00 - 6,000.00
 
 
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The Invisible Boy One Sheet Poster.13 - The Invisible Boy One Sheet Poster.
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(MGM, 1957) An original one sheet poster for The Invisible Boy, starring Robby the Robot. This black and white science fiction film was the second app
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Start Price : 500.00 | Estimates : 600.00 - 800.00
 
 
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The Amazing Colossal Man One Sheet Poster.14 - The Amazing Colossal Man One Sheet Poster.
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(Malibu Productions, 1957) An original one sheet poster for the science fiction classic, The Amazing Colossal Man. Featuring the artwork of Albert Kal
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Start Price : 600.00 | Estimates : 800.00 - 1,000.00
 
 
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The Blob Insert Poster.15 - The Blob Insert Poster.
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(Paramount, 1958) An original insert poster for The Blob. A classic of 1950s sci-fi, this film marked Steve McQueen's first leading role, and ha...
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Visit to a Small Planet Insert Poster.16 - Visit to a Small Planet Insert Poster.
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(Paramount, 1960) An original insert poster for Visit to a Small Planet. The film is based in part on Gore Vidal's Tony-winning play of the same...
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Voyage to the Bottom of the Sea Insert Poster.17 - Voyage to the Bottom of the Sea Insert Poster.
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(Windsor Prod., 1961) An original insert poster for Voyage to the Bottom of the Sea. The first of the Irwin Allen disaster films, the story was inspir
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Desperate Journey Original Title Background Artwork.18 - Desperate Journey Original Title Background Artwork.
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(Warner Bros., 1942) An original hand-painted title background for Desperate Journey. This artwork appears behind the opening credit sequence of the R
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Start Price : 700.00 | Estimates : 1,000.00 - 2,000.00
 
 
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Behave Yourself! Producer's Credit Title Art.19 - Behave Yourself! Producer's Credit Title Art.
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(RKO, 1951) An original producer s credit opening title artwork for the Shelley Winters organized crime comedy, Behave Yourself!. The card is
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River of No Return Otto Preminger Title Credit Board.20 - River of No Return Otto Preminger Title Credit Board.
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(20th Century Fox, 1954) An original hand-carved wooden board used for Otto Preminger s director credit in the opening title sequence of Rive
Current Bid: 500.00
Estimates : 3,000.00 - 5,000.00
 
 
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"Les Miserables" Window Card.21 - "Les Miserables" Window Card.
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(20th Century Fox, 1952) A rare window card from Les Miserables starring Michael Rennie, Debra Paget, Robert Newton, and Edmund Gwenn. Printed on card
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Rebel Without a Cause Spanish Poster.22 - Rebel Without a Cause Spanish Poster.
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(Warner Bros., 1955/R-64) A Spanish one sheet poster for Rebel Without a Cause starring James Dean and Natalie Wood. Depicting a large dynamic image o
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The Hunchback of Notre Dame Insert Poster.23 - The Hunchback of Notre Dame Insert Poster.
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(Allied Artists Pictures, 1956) An original insert movie poster for the 1956 version of The Hunchback of Notre Dame. Notably, this was the first versi
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The Man Who Knew Too Much Window Card.24 - The Man Who Knew Too Much Window Card.
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(Paramount, 1956) An original window card for Alfred Hitchcock's The Man Who Knew Too Much. This cardstock display was used by theaters to promo...
Current Bid: 200.00
Estimates : 300.00 - 500.00
 
 
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Harper Goff's The Vikings Film Effects Research Packet.25 - Harper Goff's The Vikings Film Effects Research Packet.
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(United Artists, 1957) An informational folder titled "Special Film Effects" that belonged to Disney Legend Harper Goff. The packet was us...
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Collection of (72) Harper Goff The Vikings Documents.26 - Collection of (72) Harper Goff The Vikings Documents.
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(United Artists, c.1956) A large collection of (72) documents that once belonged to Disney Legend Harper Goff while he was working on the feature film
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Set of (3) The Vikings Harper Goff Reference Binders.27 - Set of (3) The Vikings Harper Goff Reference Binders.
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(United Artists, 1958) A set of (3) reference binders for The Vikings from the collection of Harper Goff. These binders are Goff's personal reco...
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Kirk Douglas Typed Letter Signed to Agent Charles Feldman.28 - Kirk Douglas Typed Letter Signed to Agent Charles Feldman.
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(Douglas, 1958) An original typed letter from Kirk Douglas to movie producer and super-agent Charles Feldman. Dated February 10, 1958, the 1-page lett
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Start Price : 400.00 | Estimates : 400.00 - 600.00
 
 
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Gilda Studio-Issued Reproduction One Sheet Poster.29 - Gilda Studio-Issued Reproduction One Sheet Poster.
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(Columbia, c.1989) A very rare studio-issued archival cibachrome reproduction of the classic one sheet Gilda poster that was created specifically for
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"Color By Technicolor" Original Title Artwork.30 - "Color By Technicolor" Original Title Artwork.
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(Technicolor, c.1950s) An original Technicolor title constructed of hand-painted paste-up elements affixed to glass for use in the opening credit sequ
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Start Price : 1,000.00 | Estimates : 1,000.00 - 2,000.00
 
 
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20th Century Fox CinemaScope "The End" Title Artwork.31 - 20th Century Fox CinemaScope "The End" Title Artwork.
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(20th Century Fox, 1950s) An original "The End" hand-painted artwork on glass that was used for 20th Century-Fox films shot in CinemaScope...
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Start Price : 2,000.00 | Estimates : 3,000.00 - 5,000.00
 
 
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Columbia Pictures Glass Paperweight.32 - Columbia Pictures Glass Paperweight.
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(Columbia, c.1980s) A glass paperweight offered as a thank you gift by Columbia Pictures. The paperweight comes from the collection of Bill Wallen, wh
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Ben-Hur Original Naval Battle Schematic Drawing.33 - Ben-Hur Original Naval Battle Schematic Drawing.
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(MGM, 1959) A large original schematic drawing for the iconic "Ramming Speed" scene in the Oscar-winning epic, Ben-Hur. Accomplished in pe...
Current Bid: 200.00
Estimates : 300.00 - 500.00
 
 
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Have Rocket, Will Travel Insert Poster.34 - Have Rocket, Will Travel Insert Poster.
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(Columbia, 1959) An original insert poster for The Three Stooges feature, Have Rocket, Will Travel. The film was billed as the trio's first feat...
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Ocean's 11 One-Sheet Poster.35 - Ocean's 11 One-Sheet Poster.
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(Warner Bros., 1960) An original one sheet poster for the 1960 version of Ocean's 11, starring Frank Sinatra, Sammy Davis Jr., and Dean Martin. ...
Current Bid: 125.00
Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
 
 
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Darby O'Gill and the Little People Phadrig Oge Coat.36 - Darby O'Gill and the Little People Phadrig Oge Coat.
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(Disney, 1959) A tailcoat worn by Jack MacGowran as leprechaun Phadrig Oge in the Walt Disney Celtic fantasy film, Darby O Gill and the Littl
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Start Price : 500.00 | Estimates : 800.00 - 1,000.00
 
 
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One-Eyed Jacks Set Design Artwork.37 - One-Eyed Jacks Set Design Artwork.
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(Paramount, 1961) An original scene concept painting for the off-beat Western One-Eyed Jacks, directed by Marlon Brando. Accomplished in pencil and wa
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Signed To Trap a Spy Insert Poster.38 - Signed To Trap a Spy Insert Poster.
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(MGM, 1964) An original insert poster for To Trap a Spy, the feature-length film version of the television pilot for The Man from U.N.C.L.E. The inser
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The Disorderly Orderly Production Design Art.39 - The Disorderly Orderly Production Design Art.
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(Paramount, 1964) An original production design painting for the Jerry Lewis comedy film, The Disorderly Orderly. The piece is captioned below the art
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Start Price : 1,000.00 | Estimates : 1,000.00 - 2,000.00
 
 
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Set of (6) Night of the Living Dead Meat Hooks.40 - Set of (6) Night of the Living Dead Meat Hooks.
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(Continental, 1968) A collection of (6) meat hooks used in the horror film Night of the Living Dead. Known for redefining the use of the word "...
Current Bid: 600.00
Estimates : 600.00 - 800.00
 
 
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Collection of (16) Wonkamobile Concept Drawings.41 - Collection of (16) Wonkamobile Concept Drawings.
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(Paramount, c.1969) A collection of (16) original concept drawings by Harper Goff from his time as Art Director on the feature film Willy Wonka &...
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Start Price : 5,000.00 | Estimates : 6,000.00 - 8,000.00
 
 
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Young Frankenstein Title Artwork.42 - Young Frankenstein Title Artwork.
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(20th Century Fox, 1974) An original painting used in the opening title sequence for the iconic Mel Brooks comedy horror film, Young Frankenstein. In
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Start Price : 2,000.00 | Estimates : 2,000.00 - 4,000.00
 
 
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Arnold Schwarzenegger Film Poster Concept Painting.43 - Arnold Schwarzenegger Film Poster Concept Painting.
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(Green, c.1970s) An original painting by renowned illustrator Peter Green, created as a concept for a proposed Arnold Schwarzenegger film in the 1970s
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Steve McQueen Painting by Robert Tanenbaum.44 - Steve McQueen Painting by Robert Tanenbaum.
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(Unknown, c.1970s) An original painting by poster artist Robert Tanenbaum for a Steve McQueen film. This artwork is believed to have been created for
Current Bid: 500.00
Estimates : 600.00 - 800.00
 
 
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Steve McQueen Enemy of the People Period Suit.45 - Steve McQueen Enemy of the People Period Suit.
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(Warner Bros., 1978) A vintage period suit worn by Steve McQueen as Dr. Thomas Stockmann in An Enemy of the People. Constructed of charcoal wool, the
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Start Price : 3,000.00 | Estimates : 3,000.00 - 5,000.00
 
 
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Lemmon & Matthau "Baby Jane" Caricature Drawing.46 - Lemmon & Matthau "Baby Jane" Caricature Drawing.
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(MGM, 1981) An original drawing by renowned illustrator Peter Green depicting actors Jack Lemmon and Walter Matthau. This drawing was created by Green
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Start Price : 300.00 | Estimates : 500.00 - 700.00
 
 
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James Bond 007 Foreign 3-Sheet Poster.47 - James Bond 007 Foreign 3-Sheet Poster.
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(United Artists, 1970) A large poster used in foreign markets for the 1970s re-releases of the James Bond films. The poster includes a blank space at
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Start Price : 300.00 | Estimates : 300.00 - 500.00
 
 
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James Bond 007 Diamonds are Forever Insert Poster.48 - James Bond 007 Diamonds are Forever Insert Poster.
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(United Artists, 1971) An original insert poster for the James Bond film Diamonds are Forever. This film marked Sean Connery's last turn as 007,...
Current Bid: 100.00
Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
 
 
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James Bond 007 Live and Let Die Poster.49 - James Bond 007 Live and Let Die Poster.
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(United Artists, 1973) A poster for the James Bond feature film Live and Let Die. This is the version of the poster that was distributed in the Wester
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James Bond 007 Moonraker One Sheet Poster.50 - James Bond 007 Moonraker One Sheet Poster.
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(United Artists, 1979) An original one sheet poster for the James Bond film Moonraker, starring Roger Moore. Measuring 41"x27", the poster...
Current Bid: 100.00
Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
 
 
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