Fans of movie memorabilia, particularly those of the horror genre, will be interested to hear about Fangoria’s Annual Horror Movie Prop and Costume Auction taking place on October 30 in El Segundo. Over 500 pieces of rare and iconic memorabilia will be available including a signed photograph of Count Dracula from 1931. There will also be memorabilia from more recent films such as Inglorious Basterds memorabilia and My Bloody Valentine. In addition, there will be a costume contest and special appearances by those in the horror film industry.
Archive for October, 2010
Movie Gallery, Hollywood Video and Game Crazy are for sale. Recently, Movie Gallery, a video rental chain, held an auction of office equipment and movie memorabilia. Customer information not restricted by privacy policies will also be auctioned off, including over 1.5 million e-mail addresses. The brands also provide a multitude of opportunities in the entertainment industry. Memorabilia fans can find a great collection of autographed movie posters and photographs in addition to signed guitars and other music memorabilia.
Fans of movie memorabilia may be interested to hear that Christie’s auction house will be holding a pop-culture memorabilia sale on November 25th in London. One of the most valuable pieces of memorabilia that it will feature is an original Darth Vader costume that was allegedly used in “The Empire Strikes Back.” Today, the RM Auctions Automobiles of London sale will feature James Bond’s Aston Martin, specifically a silver Aston Martin DB5 coupe that was used in “Goldfinger” and “Thunderball.” Those who are interested in Star Wars memorabilia or James Bond memorabilia can check out these auctions for movie posters and photos.
The Hard Rock Café is known around the world as a destination for music memorabilia and history. Recently, the Hard Rock Hollywood Café opened between the Kodak Theater and Grauman’s Chinese Theater. Among the many unique items displayed in the café were a fedora worn by Michael Jackson and a suede jacket worn by John Lennon. Fans of Hollywood memorabilia can check out a vast collection of celebrity autographed photos and various celebrity collectibles.
Hollywood memorabilia fans may have been looking forward to the premier of ‘Hollywood Treasure,’ Syfy’s new television series which follows Joe Maddalena, owner of Profiles in History. Maddalena and his crew will travel around the world in search of rare items to be auctioned off. In the first episode, one of several items to be featured is Mary Poppins’ carpetbag. ‘Hollywood Treasure’ will debut on October 27 at 10pm.Those who are interested in collecting can find out more about various types of movie memorabilia such as autographed movie posters and scripts.
On October 25-26, Grand Central Terminal will have a multimedia exhibit named “Moguls & Movie Stars”. Hollywood memorabilia fans will be able to check out a large variety of items from an Oscar for Casablanca to a costume from The Sound of Music and other rare film memorabilia. There will also be interactive displays. Those who are interested should check out the autographed movie posters and photos that are available.
The Gotta Have It! Rock and Pop Culture Auction recently came to a close. Lots of celebrity memorabilia was auctioned off including a fuchsia evening gown worn by Princess Diana. Other items included a jacket worn by Keith Richards of the Rolling Stones and a handwritten poem by John Lennon. As is evident, Hollywood memorabilia is a great investment. Those who are interested in starting their own collection can find a variety of celebrity signed photos, scripts, and movie posters from popular stars.
Dancing with the Stars is currently one of the most popular television shows. While actors, athletes, and other celebrities learn and perform ballroom dance routines, everyone enjoys watching their favorite stars out of their element. The oldest contestant this season is Florence Henderson, also known as Carol Brady from The Brady Bunch. The beloved Broadway and TV actress was recently eliminated from the show, but fans of Henderson and TV memorabilia can check out a great selection of Florence Henderson memorabilia.
The Hollywood Museum is featuring a special exhibit for Halloween called “Chamber of Horrors.” After naming the top ten most horrifying films, the museum will display memorabilia from each of the films. Those who love horror films will be sure to check out items such as Jason’s mask from Friday the 13th and a shark head used in Jaws. There is a great collection of autographed movie photos and other movie memorabilia from popular horror films.
Many movie memorabilia fans may have heard of K.I.T.T., a screen-used hero car from the modern Knight Rider series. A black 2008 Ford Mustang, K.I.T.T. is fitted with Shelby GT500KR parts, but only has a 4.0-liter unit with five-speed automatic transmission. It will be auctioned off on November 6 as part of the Profiles in History Hollywood memorabilia auction. Fans can find a variety of items such as autographed movie posters and other celebrity collectibles at the auction.