Pop culture extravaganza in massive Hollywood memorabilia auction

Largest Hollywood memorabilia auction ever offered


Profiles in History is the nation's leading dealer in guaranteed-authentic original historical autographs, letters, documents, vintage signed photographs and manuscripts.  Profiles in History has held some of the most prestigious and successful auctions of Hollywood memorabilia. Their auctions include costumes, props and set pieces from both vintage and contemporary film, television, and rock ‘n roll.

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This copy of The Wizard of Oz is the vintage clothbound book signed to Jack Haley's son by virtually the entire cast and crew of the movie including Judy Garland and even Toto. It's history and $40,000 to $60,000 pre-auction estimate may push the book to top lot honors at Profiles in History's Dec. 17 and 18 Hollywood memorabilia auction. All photos courtesy Profiles in History.

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A complete Superman costume worn in the 2006 Bryan singer movie Superman Returns is expected to bring $50,000 to $70,000.This is the only Brandon Routh Superman Returns costume officially released by Warner Bros. and comes with their Certificate of Authenticity.
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This iconic screen-used "Edward Scissorhands" costume was worn by Johnny Depp in his signature role in the Tim Burton classic, Edward Scissorhands. Designed by Academy Award-winning costume designer, Colleen Atwood, it is constructed of a complex array of leather and latex sections, in a variety of textures, which have been crudely stitched together to resemble a fetishistic patchwork and festooned with belts, buckles, grommets, screws and exposed seams. The costume is expected to bring $100,000 to $200,000 Dec. 17-18, 2010.
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This retro-futuristic rocket ship fashioned in the style of Flash Gordon and Buck Rogers, is seen in the climactic closing chapter (from a total of 15 chapters) of Atom Man vs. Superman entitled, "Superman Saves the Universe." It is expected to sell for between $20,000 to $30,000.
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Hand-painted cast urethane resin, wire and Magic-sculpt, this maquette was used as reference for the painting, production and fabrication of the original Jack Skellington stop-motion puppets used in the film. It could sell for between $12,000 and $15,000.
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Considered a historic artifact among vintage Hollywood movie poster collectors, this The Invisible Man one-sheet poster could bring $100,000 to $200,000 Dec. 17-18, 2010.
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These original props from Miracle on 34th Street could sell for between $20,000 and $30,000. They were made famous for the scene in which Edmund Gwenn as Santa can't help but notice discrepancies in a window decorator's faulty arrangement of these very same figures, which are clearly depicted in a number of shots for this scene. With suggestions like "You're making a mistake! You've got Cupid where Vixen should be!" Santa is dismissed as a lunatic by the beleaguered decorator, just as he will come to be treated throughout the story, until it becomes clear that he is indeed the one true Santa Claus.

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