Welcome to Hollywood Auction 83 with the finest items of their kind – spanning the silent era to modern film, as well as the costumes and props from the dawn of television up through the latest popular programs!
The Legendary Prince
Rarely seen items from Prince make their way onto the auction scene with the signature motorcycle jacket from “Purple Rain” (Warner Bros. 1984) worn in an iconic scene from the film. The black and white jacket with leather sleeves from the Academy Award winning film marked the acting debut for the music legend.
“The world lost a musical icon when Prince passed away but now his legacy can live on with this jacket and other pieces” said Joe Maddalena, President, Profiles in History. “Very rarely are items from this superstar available for auction so this creates a special event for us and for the world of collectors.”
Michael Jackson, Britney Spears and Katy Perry
Michael Jackson’s black sequined “Billie Jean” concert-worn performance cardigan worn during the HIStory tour in 1996.
Michael Jackson’s stage worn right hand white Swarovski crystal studded glove from the Dangerous World Tour in 1992.
Britney Spears’ three-piece performance worn costume from “Baby One More Time”.
Katy Perry’s stage-worn sequined bras.
The Iconic Bettie Page
A large selection of Bettie Page material from Irving Klaw, some sold with copyright.
Bettie Page’s personal custom-made Italian leather pumps, the style of which came to bear her name in popular culture.
Walt Disney, Hollywood Films and More
Early Academy Awards given to Darryl F. Zanuck for How Green Was My Valley and a pristine Oscar trophy given to Arthur Johns for his special sound FX work on Wonder Man.
Marilyn Monroe’s showgirl costume worn atop a pink elephant at Madison Square Garden.
The Lucille Ball iconic I Love Lucy polka dot “master dress” by Elois Jenssen.
A selection of remarkable animation pieces including vintage Walt Disney and a rare Dr. Seuss sculpture.
Lots 1-88. The Marvin Paige Estate. A collection from the legendary Casting Director, Hollywood Historian, and show biz icon Marvin Paige (1927-2013). Paige’s early work included casting for Breakfast at Tiffany’s, Star Trek: The Motion Picture, the Woody Allen comedies Take the Money and Run, Everything You Always Wanted to Know About Sex, and more.
Lot 1560. Patrick Stewart “Captain Picard” (320+) Personal Star Trek: The Next Generation Script & Production Archive (1987-1994). Patrick Stewart’s personal collection of production used scripts from all seven seasons of Star Trek: The Next Generation.
Lot 1684. Michael Jackson Swarovski Crystal Encrusted Glove From The Dangerous World Tour (1992-1993). Of all of the iconic style trends by Michael Jackson, none is more universally celebrated than his spangled single glove look.