Want to own your own slice of Hollywood? It could be possible, with the help of this auction...
The ultimate screen siren, Marilyn Monroe has long been a subject of fascination for many. So, it’s perhaps no surprise that a new auction featuring some of her most famous possessions still creates a buzz more than fifty years after her death.
The starring piece of the auction is the last dress she wore in a film scene for ‘Something’s Got To Give’ before her untimely death in 1962. The silk crepe dress with floral print was featured on many newspaper front pages bearing the news of her death, and is estimated to fetch betwen $400,000 and $600,000
But it’s not just Marilyn’s belongings that make up the ‘Hollywood Legends 2015 Auction’ by Julien’s Auctions. Items including famous movie props and costumes, along with famous stars’ personal belongings, will be up for grabs at the autction on June 26th and 27th.
Want to own a little piece of a screen legend? Take a closer look at the lots going under the hammer…
This 1969 Harley Davidson that was personally-owned by Hollywood icon Marlon Brando is thought to be one of the only Brando-owned motorbikes available.
One of many items belonging to Marilyn, including a side-view X-ray the actress had at Cedars of Lebanon Hospital in Hollywood in 1954 as part of an exam, this bustier is expected to be one of the most popular items of the lot.
Actor Al Pacino was arrested in January 1961 for the posession of a weapon. He was just 21 years-old, and was in jail for three days following the arrest. His record and mug shot could be yours for a mere (!) $6,000.
Fans of the book can bid for this first edition of L. Frank Baum’s ‘The Wonderful Wizard of Oz’ (1900), signed and inscribed.
Worn by the actor Hugh Jackman in X-Men, this film prop is a more modern one, but equally impressive.
Worn by the star in the film Grease 2, this silver metallic jacket is instantly recognisable.
One of the most famous actors of all time, Charlie Chaplin was famous for his roles in silent movies. Who knows how many of those films this whistle could have made a starring appearance in?!