LOS ANGELES — Julien’s Auctions of Los Angeles will present the world’s largest offering of Hollywood memorabilia live from Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino in Las Vegas on June 21. The event will be broadcast live in high-definition on Auction Network starting at 9:30 a.m. PST. Auction Network online broadcast will allow viewers millisecond bid-to-live broadcast technology and secure real-time bidding across all currencies so participants can bid with confidence and stay on top of the action.
Fans from around the world can get a front row seat to watch and participate in one of the most anticipated entertainment-related auctions of the year. The collection available for sale includes more than 400 lots of rare one-of-a-kind memorabilia from Hollywood’s Golden and contemporary eras. Appropriate for an auction in Las Vegas is Elvis Presley’s impressive Sy Devore black suit worn in “Viva Las Vegas” (estimate $10,000-$20,000).
Featured in this auction of blonde bombshells is 47 minutes of behind-the-scenes footage with copyright of Marilyn Monroe with co-star Clark Gable in the “Misfits” (estimate $10,000-$20,000). This rare footage takes an intimate glimpse of the actors in personal moments as they prepare for scenes. Highlighted in this unprecedented selection of entertainment memorabilia is the sale of Pamela Anderson’s 2000 Dodge Viper RT/10 Roadster (estimate $30,000-$50,000) with a portion of the proceeds benefiting P.E.T.A. Equipped with a 450 horsepower 8.0 liter V-10 engine, 6-speed manual transmission and multi-point fuel injection system, the Viper is capable of 0 to 60 miles per hour in 4 seconds with a top speed of over 190 mph.
“This collection of sought-after entertainment memorabilia has the makings of a dynamic event for both bidder and viewer,” says Martin Nolan, Executive Director of Julien’s Auctions. “With so many incredible lots available from movie and animation legends, it will be exciting to offer a live interactive webcast so more fans can be involved to have a chance to own some extraordinary items.”
Other highlights include Marilyn Monroe’s high heeled black pumps from Christie’s 1999 Estate Sale (estimate $1,000-$2,000), an original script from “The Godfather” signed by Marlon Brando (estimate $6,000-$8,000), the original disco ball used in “Saturday Night Fever” with John Travolta from the prop master of the film (estimate $6,000-$8,000), Yul Brynner’s hat worn in “Magnificent Seven” (estimate $3,000-$5,000), a “King Kong” original French film poster (estimate $6,000-$8,000) to name just a few.
“Auction Network captures the spirit and sport of live auction events and makes them instantly global with high-definition streaming and real-time bidding across all currencies,” says Pamela A. McKissick, CEO and founder of Auction Network, a former executive with TV Guide Networks. “With the worldwide success we had with the recent Icons of Music II auction to benefit Music Rising, it will be exciting to once again allow more people access to world-class auction events they otherwise couldn’t attend.”
For more information visit www.juliensauctions.com.