Tag Archives: Movies

Gavels 'n' Paddles: Stevie Ray Vaughan guitar, $250,000, Heritage Auctions

Gavels 'n' Paddles: Stevie Ray Vaughan guitar, $250,000, Heritage Auctions

Results of Recent Auctions From Near and Far by Ken Hall Stevie Ray Vaughan’s owned and stage-played “Jimbo” electric guitar sold for $250,000 at an Entertainment & Music Memorabilia Auction held April 15th by Heritage Auctions in Dallas, Tex. Also, a ‘Style B’ half-sheet movie poster from the classic film Casablanca (Warner Bros., 1942) went […]

What's Selling on eBay: September 2017

What's Selling on eBay: September 2017

by Deborah Abernethy and Mike McLeod The following two items were sold on the same day by the same owner who reported these are considered the Holy Grail of sprinkler heads, and they were found in scrap buckets at an estate sale. $3,750 (19 bids, 8 bidders): Antique Fire Sprinkler Vogel 16 Late 1800s, Extremely […]

Casablanca Movie Poster Sets $478,000 World Record with Heritage Auctions

Casablanca Movie Poster Sets $478,000 World Record with Heritage Auctions

The only known surviving Italian issue movie poster for Casablanca sold Saturday, July 29, for a record $478,000 at a public auction of vintage movie posters held by Heritage Auctions in Dallas, Texas. Measuring a massive 55.5 by 78.25 inches, the 1946 Casablanca Italian 4 Fogli poster matched the world record for the most valuable movie poster ever […]

Gavels 'n' Paddles: Invisible Man movie poster, $274,850, Heritage Auctions

Gavels 'n' Paddles: Invisible Man movie poster, $274,850, Heritage Auctions

Results of Recent Auctions From Near and Far by Ken Hall A poster for the 1933 Universal movie The Invisible Man sold for $274,850 at a Vintage Movie Posters Auction held March 25-26 by Heritage Auctions in Dallas, Tex. Also, a poster for Casablanca (Warner Bros., 1953, 4-Fogli) realized $107,550; a poster for Bordertown (Warner […]

Casablanca posters star in Heritage Auctions’ $2 million Vintage Movie Posters Event

Rare Dracula statuette cracks top 10 lots Nov. 19-20 in Dallas DALLAS — A pair of posters from the iconic 1942 film Casablanca headlined Heritage Auctions’ Vintage Movie Posters Auction Nov. 19-20 in Dallas, which realized a total of $1,918,571. Both posters more than quadrupled their pre-auction estimates: A Casablanca (Warner Brothers, R-1953) Italian 2-Fogli […]

Gavels 'n' Paddles: Original poster art for E.T., $394,000, Heritage Auctions

Results of Recent Auctions From Near and Far by Ken Hall The original promotional movie poster painting for the hit film E.T. The Extraterrestrial (1982) sold for $394,000 at an Illustration Art Auction held Oct. 12 by Heritage Auctions in Dallas, Tex. The work was produced by master movie poster artist John Alvin, who used […]

Poster for D.W. Griffith’s Civil War classic film, Birth of a Nation, brings in $74,687 at Heritage Auctions

DALLAS – A one sheet poster for D.W. Griffith’s 1915 epic The Birth of a Nation– considered to be one of the most controversial and explicitly racist films of the early 20th century – sold for $74,687 to an HA Live! bidder for more than three times expectations in Heritage Auctions’ summer Vintage Movie Posters […]

Inside The Overstreet Guide to Collecting Movie Posters

Inside The Overstreet Guide to Collecting Movie Posters

by Amanda Sheriff What makes a movie poster attractive? In The Overstreet Guide to Collecting Movie Posters, we attempt to answer that question. We explore the factors that appeal to collectors while also delving deeper into the hobby by showcasing franchises, film subgenres, artists, directors, and stars. In the newest addition to Gemstone Publishing’s Overstreet […]

Gavels n' Paddles: Shirley Temple dress, $75,000, Theriault's

Gavels n' Paddles: Shirley Temple dress, $75,000, Theriault's

Results of Recent Auctions From Around the World by Ken Hall The red and white polka dot dress worn by Shirley Temple in the movie Stand Up and Cheer sold for $75,000 at an auction held July 14 by Theriault’s, based in Annapolis, Md., titled Love, Shirley Temple, featuring almost 600 costumes, memorabilia and dolls […]

Gavels n' Paddles: Marilyn Monroe dress, $348,000, Julien's Auctions

Gavels n' Paddles: Marilyn Monroe dress, $348,000, Julien's Auctions

Results of Recent Auctions From Around the World by Ken Hall A dress that Marilyn Monroe wore in her final film, Something’s Gotta Give (20th Century Fox, 1962) sold for $348,000 at a Hollywood Legends Auction held June 27 by Julien’s Auctions in Beverly Hills, Calif. Also, Monroe’s grave marker from Westwood Village Memorial Park […]