Beverly Hills (dpa) – There’s a lot of money to be made in Hollywood souvenirs: Nearly 1,400 items were auctioned off at California’s “Hollywood: Classic & Contemporary” auction over the weekend – and many made more. much appreciated.
John Travolta’s white suit was a hit from “Saturday Night Fever” (1977). The white polyester suit, which included a jacket, waistcoat and pants, sold for $260,000. Julien’s Auctions had previously estimated its value at between $100,000 and $200,000.
Michael J Fox’s hoverboard as Marty McFly from Back to the Future 2 (1989) brought in $91,000 yesterday. So did the yellow coat (and hat) worn by Warren Beatty in Dick Tracy.
An authentic clapper painting from the first day of shooting for the 1978 Christopher Reeve movie “Superman” has sold for more than $45,000. A movie poster of the mafia classic “The Godfather,” signed by Al Pacino and Robert Duvall, has found a new owner for $32,000.
A program signed by Marilyn Monroe and other stars to celebrate the birthday of then US President John F. Kennedy in May 1962 brought in nearly $89,000. A bamboo walking stick that belonged to movie icon Charlie Chaplin has sold at auction for $39,000. Pieces from film series like “Indiana Jones,” “James Bond,” “Iron Man,” and “Terminator” were also in demand.
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