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JULIEN’S AUCTIONS ANNOUNCES
HOLLYWOOD LEGENDS AUCTION AT PLANET
HOLLYWOOD RESORT & CASINO IN LAS VEGAS
An Ewok Axe and Imperial Scout Trooper Blaster from Star Wars: Return of the Jedi Production Archive, "The Fonz’s" Triumph Trophy TR500 Motorcycle, Marilyn Monroe’s Black Wool Dress, Superman III’s Full Costume, Meteorologist Valerie Voss’ Playboy Bunny Costume, Hugh Hefner’s Robe, Roseanne Barr’s "Roseanne" Costume, Donald Trump’s "The Apprentice" Boardroom Table and Desk Accessories and More Featured
SATURDAY, JUNE 23, 2018
Los Angeles, California – (June 12, 2018) –Julien’s Auctions, the world-record breaking auction house, announced today their star studded marquee lineup for HOLLYWOOD LEGENDS taking place June 23, 2018 in Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino in Las Vegas and online on juliensauctions.com. (left to right: Ewok axe, Superman III costume and Marilyn Monroe’s dress)
Joining the previously announced sale of one of the most iconic sci-fi weapons in the history of film–Han Solo’s BlasTech DL-44 blaster (estimate: $300,000-$500,000) –are numerous Return of the Jedi (Lucasfilm, 1983) original production used props and memorabilia from the third of the original blockbuster Star Wars trilogy. Highlights include an original production used BlasTech EC-17 hold-out blaster also known as a "scout blaster" or "scout pistol" prop weapon
used by the Imperial Scout Trooper named "Biker Scout" designed by the film’s U.S. art director James Schoppe and personally approved by George Lucas (estimate: $20,000-$30,000) (photo left); an axe prop weapon used by the Ewoks in multiple scenes during the Battle of Endor (estimate: $8,000-$10,000); five original blueprints used during the production including Jabba the Hut's Barge, the Tatooine Dune Sea and Jabba's Sail Barge & Skiffs (estimate: $2,000-$4,000); a collection of production call sheets and a rare production sign labeled "Blue Harvest," the film’s fake name to keep its production a secret (estimate ranging from $1,000 to $2,000) and much more from the never before seen by the public collection of "The James L. Schoppe Star Wars: Return of the Jedi Production Archive."
A testosterone fueled trio of motorcycles ridden by some of Hollywood’s most famous rebels will burn up the auction stage including "The Fonz" played by Henry Winkler’s 1949 Triumph Trophy TR500 motorcycle, one of just three triumph motorcycles used in one of television’s longest running shows, Happy Days (estimate: $150,000-$200,000) (shown left); a 1969 Harley-Davidson FLH Electra-Glide motorcycle owned by Marlon Brando (estimate: $150,000-$200,000) and a 1987 army green Harley Davidson FLSTC Heritage Softail Classic, with a color matched half helmet and pair of leather gloves owned by Arnold Schwarzenegger (estimate: $30,000-$50,000).
A remarkable and intimate collection of personal items and ephemera from one of Hollywood’s greatest screen goddesses reveals the many facets and fashion of Marilyn Monroe. Highlights include a three-quarter length figure hugging black wool dress with knit ballet collar and long sleeves owned by Marilyn Monroe (estimate: $40,000-$60,000); her prayer book for Jewish worship with the cover stamped "Marilyn Monroe Miller" (estimate: $20,000-$30,000); her rhinestone dangling heart-shaped earring with three drops together with two fragment pieces of the matching pair (estimate: $20,000-$30,000) and a pair of drop rhinestone ear clips (estimate: $30,000-$40,000) (shown right); a checkbook for Monroe’s account at Irving Trust Company in New York City, annotated "MM Personal" on the cover offering a fascinating look at Monroe’s expenses from 1961-1962 as she entered the final year of her life (estimate: $7,000-$9,000); a Marilyn Monroe typed, signed check dated May 26, 1961, in the amount of $65.85 paid to Hedda Rosten, drawn from an account at Bankers Trust Company New York (estimate: $5,000-$7,000); an ivory silk Castillo for Jeanne Lanvin circa 1950s gown owned by Marilyn Monroe (estimate: $20,000-$40,000); a full-length black and white studio portrait shot by Bernard of Hollywood, signed and inscribed by Marilyn Monroe as she appeared in a floral corset with lace trim, fishnet stockings and high-heel shoes with the inscription written, "To Carole, It’s a pleasure to work with you/Marilyn Monroe" (estimate: $10,000-$20,000); her black lace padded bustier labeled "Jantzen, original Curvallue, 36B," (estimate: $6,000-$8,000) and more.
Other auction highlights include an original and rare full Superman costume worn by Christopher Reeve in Superman III (Warner Bros., 1983) (estimate: $20,000-$40,000); a Playboy Bunny costume worn by meteorologist Valerie Voss from 1973 to 1974 when she worked as a waitress at the former Playboy Club (estimate: $3,000-$5,000) (shown left); a two-piece satin pajama set in teal color (estimate: $1,500-$3,000) and black silk robe with belt (estimate: $2,000-$4,000) owned by Hugh Hefner; Donald Trump’s boardroom table from his reality competition show "The Apprentice" (estimate: $10,000-$20,000) (shown right) and desk accessories including a cognac
leather and black plastic desk blotter, brown leather stationary tray, pen holder and notepaper holder with blank sheets of paper, used in his Los Angeles boardroom on seasons five to seven of the show (estimate: $4,000-$6,000) plus a copy of The Lessons from Apprentice: Secrets to Success from the Boardroom to the Business World signed on the cover in gold marker "Donald Trump" with a red silk tie and two pairs of cufflinks from the Donald J. Trump Signature Collection (estimate: $400-$600); Roseanne Barr’s Statue of Liberty costume worn on episode 6 titled "Skeleton in the Closet," season 7 of the ABC series Roseanne (estimate: $4,000-$6,000); a baseball signed by the cast of A League of Their Own (Columbia, 1992) Madonna, Tom Hanks, Rosie O'Donnell, Geena Davis, Lori Petty and director Penny Marshall (estimate: $2,000-$3,000); a charcoal wool two-piece suit custom made by Brioni for Pierce Brosnan as James Bond worn in The World is Not Enough (Eon Productions, 1999) (estimate: $8,000-$10,000); a custom made golden bodice with gold lamé embroidery worn by ballet dancer Ruldolf Nureyev during his performance as dancing with a giant ballerina pig in "Swine Lake" on season two of "The Muppets" show (estimate: $10,000-$20,000) and more.
"Julien’s Auctions is proud to present this fascinating collection representing some of the most defining and intriguing moments in Hollywood history," said Darren Julien, President/Chief Executive Officer of Julien’s Auctions. "From the unforgettable Return of the Jedi props to Marilyn Monroe’s iconic black wool dress, these pieces touched by these great Hollywood legends made an indelible mark on the lexicon of American pop culture."
JULIEN’S AUCTIONS PUBLIC EXHIBITION
& LIVE AUCTION LOCATION
Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino
3667 Las Vegas Boulevard S.
Las Vegas, NV 89109-8900
JULIEN’S AUCTIONS LAS VEGAS PUBLIC EXHIBITION
Monday, June 18th, 2018 – Saturday, June 23rd, 2018
Daily: 11:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. PST
Free to the public.370
LIVE AND ONLINE AUCTION
Saturday, June 23rd, 2018
Session III: 10:00 a.m. PST
Session IV: 1:00 p.m. PST
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