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Hollywood Legends Catalog

Collection of Hollywood Costumes, Props, Memorabilia and Figures to Be Auctioned March 31st & April 1st, 2012 Covering the Roaring Silent Film Period to Action Packed Super Heroes

Ivory Gown
Moses Tablets
Batman Costume
Christopher Reeve Superman Costume

Beverly Hills, California — February 20, 2012 … Julien's Auctions, the world's premier entertainment and celebrity auction house, announced an auction of epic Hollywood proportions featuring legendary costumes, memorabilia, props and celebrity figures from historical Hollywood museum in Belgium.

The prized Hollywood Museum collection features an exclusive selection of memorabilia and effects from some of Hollywood's most legendary stars. From the Golden Age of Hollywood to Superman, Julien's Auctions Hollywood Legends sale covers a remarkable history of film and television along with personal stories of the world's most loved stars.

President John F. Kennedy's Rocking Chair
Charlton Heston Robe
Clark Gable's riding jacket from Gone With The Wind

Highlights include a Charlie Chaplin iconic cane (Est. $20,000-$30,000), Charlie Chaplin film worn suit (Est. $20,000-$30,000) and a number of his own personal items including his personal drivers license (Est. $2,000-$4,000). Other highlights include Clark Gable's riding jacket from "Gone With The Wind" (Est. $10,000-$15,000), a Charlton Heston screen worn robe (Est. $30,000-$50,000) and screen worn staff (Est. $20,000-$30,000), screen used tablets from "The Ten Commandments" (Est.$20,000-$30,000), Marilyn Monroe pantaloons worn in “River of No Return (Est. $20,000-$30,000) and a vintage Christian Dior gown worn by Princess Diana (Est: $10,000–$20,000).

The museum collection includes other notable items which are in the sale featuring a Princess Diana dress designed by Catherine Walker (Est. $60,000-$80,000), a signed catalog from Princess Diana sale (Est. $4,000-$6,000), President John F. Kennedy’s Rocking Chair (Est. $50,000-$70,000), Margaret O’Brien’s red coat from “Meet Me In St. Louis” (Est. $2,000-$3,000) and Richard Gere’s hat from “An Officer and a Gentleman” (Est. $2,000-$4,000). As part of the museum’s massive Hollywood posters collection, Julien’s Auctions will also offer a selection to include original posters from legendary films like “Casablanca” (Est. $2,000-$3,000), “Gone With the Wind” (Est. $1,000-$2,000), “Some Like it Hot” (Est. $2,000-$3,000) and many more.

From the early start of films to today’s action heroes, Julien’s Auctions Hollywood Legends Sale will offer the savvy collector and museum an array of one-of-a-kind pieces of memorabilia to own and cherish that even includes superheroes and men who have gone beyond the walls of space. The Superhero memorabilia includes a Christopher Reeve Superman costume from “Superman IV: The Quest for Peace” (Est. $20,000-$30,000), a complete Batman costume on a custom display from “Batman Returns” (Est. $60,000-$80,000) and a Turbo Man costume from the Arnold Schwarzenegger holiday film “Jingle All The Way” (Est. $2,000-$4,000).

The auction will also feature items from the Estate of Rue McClanahan, including television memorabilia and personal belongings spanning her career, most notably her nightgowns from The Golden Girls (Est. $400-$600).

The Exhibition of Hollywood Legends presented by Julien’s Auctions, Beverly Hills is designed by Rush Jenkins and Klaus Baer, of WRJ Design Associates, who have designed exhibits for The Collection of Michael Jackson, The Estate of Johnny Cash, The Collection of Cher, The Collection of Barbra Streisand and more recently The Estate of Tony Curtis.

Charlie Chaplin Driver's License

Charlie Chaplin Cane

Free Public Exhibition
Julien’s Auctions
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Suite 150
Beverly Hills, California 90210

Monday, March 19th - Saturday, March 31st, 2012
10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Daily
Closed Sundays

9665 Wilshire Boulevard
Suite 150
Beverly Hills, California 90210

Saturday, March 31st and
Sunday, April 1st 2012

Registering to Bid
Registration is required to bid in this live auction and can be done either in person at the exhibitions and auction or by visiting our Registration page at www.juliensauctions.com before the sale or by calling (310) 836-1818.

Placing Bids
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  1. Bid through Julien's Auctions Online Live in Real Time at JuliensLive.com.
  2. Place bids in the room by attending the auction.
  3. Bid over the telephone through an auction house representative, who sits in the room and conveys the bid to the auctioneer.
  4. Enter Absentee bids. Absentee bid forms are printed in the back of each catalog, and are also available by calling Julien's Auctions at (310) 836-1818 or online at our Register to Bid page.

About Julien's Auctions
With expertise specializing in entertainment memorabilia, Julien’s Auctions has quickly established itself as the premier auction house in high profile celebrity and entertainment auctions. Julien’s Auctions presents exciting, professionally managed and extremely successful auctions with full color high quality auction catalogs unlike any other auction company. Previous auctions include the collections of Cher, U2, Barbra Streisand, the estate of Marilyn Monroe and many more. Official website is www.juliensauctions.com.

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