Rita Hayworth’s Gilda gown, Charlton Heston’s Ape gear up for grabs

April 12th, 2009 - 1:36 pm ICT by ANI  

London, April 12 (ANI): Iconic pieces of Hollywood history, including Rita Hayworth’s signature Gilda gown and Charlton Heston’s Planet Of The Apes costume, are set to go under the hammer.

Profiles in History chiefs are looking forward to gather 30,000 to 50,000 dollars for the actress’ 1940s movie dress at the two-day sale beginning on April 30.

And Heston’s outfit worn as Colonel George Taylor in Planet of the Apes has been guide marked to land 60,000 dollars, reports the Daily Express.

Darth Maul’s weapon from Star Wars: Episode 1 - The Phantom Menace is also expected to fetch 60,000 dollars when it goes under the hammer.

Other highlights at the forthcoming Hollywood memorabilia auction, boasting of more than 1,000 items, include Harrison Ford’s blaster From Blade Runner and The Creature From The Black Lagoon’s mask.

Collection pieces from Forrest J. Ackerman’s estate will also be available for sale once the worldwide bidding starts. (ANI)

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