“Hollywood Legends” Four Day Julien’s Auctions & TCM Blockbuster Lifts Off With Over $3 Million Sold In Inaugural Sale-E.T., MCU, Harry Potter & More

E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial Hero E.T. Special Effects Head Sold for $635,000

Lost in Space Robot Model B-9 Sold for $455,000 And Guy Williams “Professor John Robinson” Spacesuit Sold for $35,750 (6X the Estimate)

Fantastic Voyage “Proteus” Submarine Model Sold for $158,750 (5X the Estimate)

Harry Potter Franchise Prop Wands Exceed Expectations with Wand from Harry Potter Selling for $69,850 (8X the Estimate), Ron Weasley Selling for $76,200 (15X the Estimate), Hermione Granger Selling for $28,575 (4X The Estimate) and Lord Voldemort Selling for $57,150 (4X the Estimate)

Arnold Schwarzenegger Conan The Destroyer Sword Sells for $45,500 (4X The Estimate)

Phantom of the Opera Academy Award Sells for $104,000

The Auction Continues with Day 2 Tomorrow Friday, December 15th Featuring Some of the World’s Most Beloved and Iconic Robots, Wizards, Heroes & Aliens with Iconic Props, Memorabilia and Beyond from the Biggest Franchises of All Time: Harry Potter and Fantastic Beasts, Star Wars, Game of Thrones, X-Men, Marvel Cinematic Universe, Batman, Terminator and More

Beverly Hills, California – (December 14, 2023) Julien’s Auctions and Turner Classic Movies (TCM) launched into their four-day star-studded auction event “HOLLYWOOD LEGENDS” Thursday, December 14th with their inaugural Hollywood evening sale presentation offering props, costumes, models, memorabilia and beyond with “Robots, Wizards, Heroes & Aliens.”

The auction held across a galaxy of film and television’s most popular science fiction, fantasy, action and superhero franchises spanning from the 1950s to today’s modern contemporary classics kicked off live at The Beverly Hilton hotel in Beverly Hills and online at Julien’s Live with thousands joining in the room and online from around the world. Bidders participated from the United States, Canada, United Kingdom, Japan, Australia, Sweden, Italy, Hong Kong, Israel, The Netherlands, Ireland, Austria, Finland, Uruguay, South Korea, New Zealand, Switzerland and more.

The first evening session’s top auction headliner came from E.T. The Extra Terrestrial. An original hero mechanical animatronic E.T. head created by the legendary Carlo Rambaldi and as seen throughout Steven Spielberg’s E.T. The Extra Terrestrial sold for an astounding $635,000.

Another top highlight of the evening was the sale of one of the most famous and legendary robots of all time, Model B-9 “The Robot” from the pioneering science fiction series of the 1960s, Lost In Space, which sold for $455,000. One of only two full-scale figures that were made during the show’s three-year run, this is one of the rarest artifacts from the era ever offered at auction which also is still functional.

Julien’s Auctions and TCM will celebrate the 25th anniversary of The Big Lebowski with “The Dude” auction featuring the sale of the complete storyboards from the Coen Brothers comedy masterpiece and Jeff Bridges’ iconic shirt, robe and sunglasses worn in his role as The Dude on Day 3 Saturday, December 16th.

On Sunday, December 17th, the renowned auction house together with Hollywood’s most revered purveyor of classic movies will roll out the red carpet in their grand finale auction on Day 4, “Glamour, Grace & Greatness: Classic Hollywood Auction” featuring Princess Diana’s 1981 engagement portfolio blouse, Audrey Hepburn’s “Regina ‘Reggie’ Lampert” Charade coat, Gloria Swanson’s “Norma Desmond” Sunset Boulevard gown, Sarah Jessica Parker’s “Carrie Bradshaw” Sex and the City laptop and more.

JULIEN'S AUCTIONS AND TCM PRESENT "HOLLYWOOD LEGENDS"

"Robots, Wizards, Heroes & Aliens: Contemporary Hollywood Auction, Part I"

Thursday, December 14th
The Beverly Hilton
9876 Wilshire Boulevard
Beverly Hills, CA 90210
Evening Sale with VIP Reception at 7:00 pm Pacific Time

"Robots, Wizards, Heroes & Aliens: Contemporary Hollywood Auction, Part II"

Friday, December 15th
Day Sale at 10:00 am Pacific Time

"The Big Lebowski: The Complete Storyboards Auction"

Saturday, December 16th
Day Sale at 10:00 am Pacific Time

"Glamour, Grace & Greatness: Classic Hollywood Auction"

Sunday, December 17th
Day Sale at 10:00 am Pacific Time

PLACING BIDS

REGISTERING TO BID
Registration is required to bid in this online auction and can be done in person at the exhibition, or online before the sale at the JuliensAuctions.comRegistration page to bid by phone, proxy or in person, or online at JuliensLive.com to bid live online, or by calling (310) 836-1818. For inquiries, please email [email protected] or call 310-836-1818.

PLACING BIDS
There are four ways to bid in Live Auctions:

  1. Bid with Julien’s Auctions online and live-in real time.

  2. Bid over the telephone through an auction house representative.

  3. Bid in person in the room at our auction events

  4. Bid in advance by absentee bid. Absentee bid forms are printed in the back of each catalogue, and are also available by calling Julien’s Auctions or online by visiting juliensauctions.com/register-to-bid .

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Other incredible auction first day results included (with winning bids):

  • Harrison Ford’s rope bridge machete from Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom sold for $65,000
  • Johnny Depp “Jack Sparrow” hero vintage 18th century dueling pistols from Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides sold for $45,500
  • Chris Evans “Captain America” hero shield from Captain America: The First Avenger sold for $65,000 and Chris Evans “Captain America/Steve Rogers” USO Shield from Captain America: The First Avenger sold for $22,750
  • Robert Downey Jr. “Iron Man” Mark 46 Helmet from Captain America: Civil War sold for $39,000 and Robert Downey Jr. “Iron Man” Mark II Helmet from Iron Man sold for $39,000
  • Don Cheadle “War Machine” Mark II Helmet from Avengers: Age of Ultronsold for $22,225
  • Arnold Schwarzenegger “Mr. Freeze” ensemble and Freeze Ray Gun from Batman & Robin sold for $63,500
  • Billy Campbell’s The Rocketeer ensemble worn in the film as his character “Cliff Secord/The Rocketeer” sold for $35,750
  • Thomas F. Wilson’s “Griff Tannen” P.I.T. Bull Hoverboard prop from Back to The Future Part II sold for $32,500
  • Bruce Willis’ “John McLane” from Die Hard and Mel Gibson’s “Martin Riggs” from Lethal Weapon MP5 stunt machine gun prop sold $19,500
  • Robert Englund’s “Freddy Krueger” glove from A Nightmare on Elm Street 4-The Dream Master and Freddy’s Dead – The Final Nightmare sold for $34,925 and Robert Englund’s “Freddy Krueger” fedora from A Nightmare on Elm Street 3-Dream Warriors sold for $13,000
  • Daisy Ridley’s “Rey” NN-14 blaster prop from Star Wars-The Force Awakens sold for $28,575
  • Richard Harris’ “Albus Dumbledore” original gold-tone glasses from Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets sold for $19,050
  • Voyage to the Bottom of the Sea FS-1 submarine filming miniature sold for $34,925
  • Original Muffit II Daggit costume from the television series, Battlestar Galactica sold for $35,750
  • Buck Rogers in the 25th Century Felix Silla “Twiki” (the sidekick to Buck Rogers and voiced by legend, Mel Blanc) costume sold for $35,750
  • A “Number 5” remote control model from Short Circuit 2 sold for $26,000
WHO

TCM

Turner Classic Movies (TCM) is a two-time Peabody Award-winning network that presents classic films, uncut and commercial-free, from the largest film libraries in the world highlighting “where then meets now.” TCM features the insights from Primetime host Ben Mankiewicz along with hosts Alicia Malone, Dave Karger, Jacqueline Stewart and Eddie Muller, plus interviews with a wide range of special guests and serves as the ultimate movie lover destination. With more than two decades as a leading authority in classic film, TCM offers critically acclaimed series like The Essentials, along with annual programming events like 31 Days of Oscar® and Summer Under the Stars. TCM also directly connects with movie fans through popular events such as the annual TCM Classic Film Festival in Hollywood, the TCM Big Screen Classics screening series, and the TCM Classic Cruise. In addition, TCM produces the wildly successful podcast “The Plot Thickens,” which has had more than 7 million downloads to date. TCM hosts a wealth of material online at tcm.com and through the Watch TCM mobile app. Fans can also enjoy a classic movie experience on the TCM hub on Max.

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You know that moment when the lights dim, right before your favorite band starts playing? Or that feeling right before the credits roll on a movie that changed your whole world in an instant? The air is charged with anticipation and words are never going to do it justice because you just really had to be there.

At Julien’s, we exist to bring those moments back into your life through iconic artifacts and one-of-a-kind collections. Whether collaborating directly with artists, partnering with legendary estates, or working closely with discerning collectors, our auctions make culture pop with the promise of discovery and reconnection. From Elvis Presley, Marilyn Monroe, and Ringo Starr to Lady Gaga, Banksy, and Kurt Cobain-from LA to the world, we are where originals find their kind.

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