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Monroe’s items set auction on fire


December 18th, 2011 - 11:14 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Dec 18 (IANS) Legendary actress Marilyn Monroe's items turned out to be a rage at an auction here.The auction, Profiles in History Icons of Hollywood, produced many big ... Read more...

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Elizabeth Taylor’s trailer to be auctioned


November 18th, 2011 - 1:16 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Nov 18 (IANS) A trailer used by late actress Elizabeth Taylor on the sets of 1963 movie "Cleopatra", is set to go under the hammer.The heavily-customised Aljo ... Read more...

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Iconic ‘Chitty Chitty Bang Bang’ car could fetch $2M in auction


April 27th, 2011 - 2:24 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 27 (ANI): Chitty Chitty Bang Bang, the car that was built for the 1968 film of the same name, will go on auction in Beverly Hills next month.Among the ... Read more...

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Lennon’s handwritten lyric for ‘Lucy in the Sky with Diamonds’ up for grabs


April 15th, 2011 - 6:45 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 15 (ANI): Late Beatles member John Lennon's handwritten lyric sheet for 'Lucy in the Sky with Diamonds' is to be auctioned off for 200,000 dollars.Auction house Profiles in History said ... Read more...

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Scissorhands and Superman’s costumes up for grabs


December 3rd, 2010 - 4:12 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 3 (ANI): Johnny Depp's 'Edward Scissorhands' costume and Brandon Routh's 'Superman Returns' outfit are among the highlights of a Hollywood auction to be held this month.The two memorabilia must-haves ... Read more...

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Monroe’s gown fetches 213,000 pounds at auction


June 14th, 2010 - 2:19 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 14 (IANS) Marilyn Monroe's pink gown, considered to be the most important dress of Hollywood, has earned a whopping 213,000 pounds (about $312,000) at one of the biggest auctions ... Read more...

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Michael Jackson’s ‘Beat It’ lyrics to be auctioned


May 20th, 2010 - 3:36 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, May 20 (IANS) The handwritten lyrics of late pop legend Michael Jackson's "Beat It" are to go under the hammer at a memorabilia auction in California next month. "This piece ... Read more...

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MJ’s ‘Beat It’ lyrics to go under the hammer


May 19th, 2010 - 5:34 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 19 (ANI): The handwritten lyrics to Michael Jackson's 'Beat It' are to be auctioned in California next month (Jun10).The late King of Pop gave his scribbled notes to a ... Read more...

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Marilyn’s ‘Diamonds’ dress goes to auction


May 19th, 2010 - 7:39 am ICT by IANS
New York/Los Angeles, May 19 (DPA) Marilyn Monroe's famous long, strapless pink satin gown that wowed audiences in 1953's "Gentlemen Prefer Blondes" is headed for sale in June, the Profiles in ... Read more...

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Monroe’s ‘Diamonds are a Girl’s Best Friend’ pink gown up for grabs


May 4th, 2010 - 1:39 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 04 (ANI): The bright pink strapless dress that Marilyn Monroe wore in "Diamonds are a Girl's Best Friend" sequence in the movie "Gentlemen Prefer Blondes" is being auctioned off.Hollywood memorabilia ... Read more...

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Marilyn Monroe’s gown to go under hammer


May 4th, 2010 - 1:35 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, May 4 (IANS) A gown worn by Hollywood diva Marilyn Monroe in "Gentlemen Prefer Blondes" is set to be auctioned next month. The gown is expected to fetch between ... Read more...

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Jean Harlow Photo Negative In Hollywood Auction


April 9th, 2010 - 7:45 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Bloomberg, April 9, (THAINDIAN NEWS) A photo negative of American film actress Jean Harlow was one of the items up for sale in a Hollywood auction held at Calabasas, California. ... Read more...

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Jolie’s teenage pictures a big hit at auction


April 3rd, 2010 - 2:32 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 3 (IANS) Hollywood actress Angelina Jolie's early photos were a big hit at a Profiles in History vintage glamour photography auction. Modelling shots of Angelina Jolie when she was 15 ... Read more...

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Real Alice in Wonderland book fetches $115k at US auction


December 20th, 2009 - 11:54 am ICT by ANI
London, Dec 20 (ANI): A rare edition of Alice in Wonderland given to the real Alice has fetched 115,000 dollars at an auction.Written by Lewis Carroll, the copy belonged to 10-year-old Alice ... Read more...

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JFK’s last autograph fetches $39k at auction


November 16th, 2009 - 3:52 pm ICT by ANI
London, November 16 (ANI): The last autograph signed by late US President John F Kennedy has been auctioned off for a whopping 39,000 dollars.He had signed it next to the date, Nov ... Read more...

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Megan Fox’s biker leathers up for grabs


October 10th, 2009 - 3:04 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 10 (ANI): Actress Megan Fox's sexy biker leathers that she wore in Transformers sequel are up for grabs on an auction site.The skimpy denim shorts and tanktop worn by the ... Read more...

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Transformers’ stuff to be auctioned


September 25th, 2009 - 1:11 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Megan Fox's shorts, tank top and black leather motorcycle costume from Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen will be among the 100 or so items to be auctioned at a Profiles In History ... Read more...

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Megan Fox’s ‘Transformers’ attire up for grabs soon


September 24th, 2009 - 1:31 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, September 24 (ANI): The dress Megan Fox wore in Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen will be auctioned next month.The sexy actress' hot pants, leather biker suit and sweaty tank top ... Read more...

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Megan Fox’s ‘Transformers’ costume up for auction


September 23rd, 2009 - 11:35 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Sep 23 (IANS) Hollywood actress Megan Fox's black leather motorcycle costume, a 17-foot-tall robot and more than 100 other props, costumes and set pieces from the "Transformers" movie franchise are ... Read more...

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Jacko’s illuminating white gloves to go under the hammer


July 2nd, 2009 - 6:19 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 02(ANI): Michael Jackson's illuminating white gloves, which he wore on The Jacksons' 1984 Victory Tour will go under the hammer in October. The sale will be conducted at Profiles In ... Read more...

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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 ... Read more...

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Wax works of Hollywood icons to go on auction


April 4th, 2009 - 12:51 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 4 (IANS) Fans of Marilyn Monroe, James Dean, the Beatles and Cher can now get their hands on their own life-sized models of the stars, as wax representations of ... Read more...

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Jimi Hendrixs guitar strap to fetch $35k at LA auction


December 3rd, 2008 - 5:09 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, December 3 (ANI): A guitar strap used by Jimi Hendrix in 1969 is expected to fetch 35,000 dollars in a forthcoming Los Angeles auction.The framed band had been presented to ... Read more...

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Star Wars light sabre, Indiana Jones hat up for grabs at Hollywood auction


November 26th, 2008 - 1:51 pm ICT by ANI
London, November 26 (ANI): The light sabre used in Star Wars and the signature hat worn by Harrison Ford in Indiana Jones will feature amongst the 500 Hollywood props set to ... Read more...

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