JULIEN’S AUCTIONS AND TURNER CLASSIC MOVIES (TCM) FEEL THE FORCE IN THEIR “STARS WARS DAY” CELEBRATION FEATURING AN IMPERIAL COLLECTION FROM THE BLOCKBUSTER FILM FRANCHISE

May the Fourth Be with You as the Stars Wars Galaxy’s Most Iconic Helmets, Blasters, Models, Droids, and Beyond Head to “Hollywood Legends: Danger, Disaster and Disco” Four-Day Auction Event

Los Angeles, CA (May 3rd, 2024) – Joining in all the fun and celebration with fans around the world uniting for “Star Wars Day,” Julien’s Auctions and Turner Classic Movies (TCM), unveiled today an imperial collection of over 50 of the most epic artifacts from the blockbuster film franchise coming soon to their highly anticipated HOLLYWOOD LEGENDS: DANGER, DISASTER AND DISCO auction event taking place live Wednesday, June 12th , Thursday, June 13th, Friday, June 14th and Saturday, June 15th in Los Angeles and online at juliensauctions.com.
Traveling from a galaxy far, far away will be the ultimate collection of costumes, props, behind the scenes production material, models, photographs, memorabilia, and beyond from the pop culture phenomenon that will thrill and delight movie fans and collectors of the intergalactic saga. Highlights include:
Star Wars: The Force Awakens Daisy Ridley Rey QuarterstaffProp
Star Wars: The Force Awakens | Daisy Ridley “Rey” Quarterstaff Prop(estimate: $20,000 – $30,000) Rey’s signature weapon and scavenger tool, Rey uses this type of quarterstaff throughout her appearance in The Force Awakens, both as a scavenger on the planet Jakku, and in combat. It was because of her skills using the quarterstaff that Rey was able to fend off Kylo Ren (Adam Driver) with a lightsaber while on Starkiller Base on the planet Ilum.
Rogue One: A Star Wars Story | Imperial TIE Fighter Pilot Helmet Prop

Rogue One: A Star Wars Story | Imperial TIE Fighter Pilot Helmet Prop (estimate: $40,000 – $60,000) This TIE Fighter Pilot helmet was an extra sent to production for reshoots and this style of helmet can be seen most notably during the final battle of the film, when Imperial and Rebel forces battled for control of the schematics for the Death Star, over the planet Scarif.

Rogue One: A Star Wars Story | K-2SO Droid Special Effects Head(estimate: $20,000 – $30,000) This head model was created by the team at Industrial Light & Magic for use to bring the K-2SO character to life. Inspiration for K-2SO’s design came from Ralph McQuarrie, a concept designer credited with much of the work done in the original Star Warstrilogy.
Rogue One: A Star Wars Story | K-2SO Droid Special Effects Head
Star Wars: The Force Awakens | First Order Flametrooper Helmet Prop

Star Wars: The Force Awakens | First Order Flametrooper Helmet Prop (estimate: $10,000 – $20,000) This type of helmet prop can be seen most notably during the opening scene of the film on the planet Jakku. Flametroopers have a distinct helmet style that sets them apart from the general First Order stormtroopers including a smoother faceplate.
Rogue One: A Star Wars Story | Diego Luna “Cassian Andor” A280-CFE Heavy Blaster Prop(estimate: $10,000 – $20,000) This type of blaster is the primary weapon used by Cassian Andor throughout the film, being utilized during the Battle of Scarif, Battle on Jedha, and more. In the film, the A280-CFE was capable of taking multiple forms, including a heavy blaster and assault rifle variant.


Rogue One: A Star Wars Story | Diego Luna Cassian Andor A280-CFE Heavy Blaster Prop
Star Wars: The Force Awakens | X-Wing Fighter Background Prop(estimate: $8,000 – $10,000) Hand painted cut-outs such as these were used in the background during filming to simulate additional fighter craft. Examples were notably used during scenes at the Resistance Base, where Finn (John Boyega) arrives and is reunited with Poe Dameron (Oscar Isaac).
Star Wars: The Force Awakens | X-Wing Fighter Background Prop
Star Wars: A New Hope | Ceremonial Rebel Guard Jacket(estimate: $4,000 – $6,000) From the production of the final award ceremony sequence in George Lucas’ 1977 film, this style of jacket can be seen during the final memorable scene in which Luke (Mark Hamill), Han (Harrison Ford), and Chewbacca (Peter Mayhew) receive medals of honor from the Rebel Alliance, specifically, by a high-ranking Rebel Officer next to C-3PO and R2D2 at the podium where Princess Leia (Carrie Fisher) distributes the medals.Star Wars: A New Hope | Ceremonial Rebel Guard Jacket
Star Wars: The Force Awakens | First Order Snowtrooper Helmet Prop

Star Wars: The Force Awakens | First Order Snowtrooper Helmet Prop (estimate: $10,000 – $20,000) This type of helmet prop can be seen in the background on Starkiller Base during General Hux’s (Domhnall Gleeson) speech announcing the end of the Republic. Snowtroopers have a distinct helmet style that sets them apart from the general First Order stormtroopers including a smoother, more rounded front faceplate.

The Mandalorian | Pedro Pascal “Din Djarin / The Mandalorian” Helmet Prop (estimate: $20,000 – $30,000) Worn by Pedro Pascal as “The Mandalorian / Din Djarin” in the second season of the Star Wars series, The Mandalorian where Din Djarin embarks on a journey to reunite Grogu withhis own kind, the Jedi.

The Mandalorian | Pedro Pascal Din Djarin / The Mandalorian Helmet Prop
The Mandalorian | Pedro Pascal Din Djarin / The Mandalorian IB-94 Blaster Prop

The Mandalorian | Pedro Pascal “Din Djarin / The Mandalorian” IB-94 Blaster Prop (estimate: $8,000 – $10,000) This type of blaster prop can be seen used by the character throughout the series as Din Djarin / The Mandalorian fends off foes, collects bounties, and protects Grogu.
Star Wars: The Force Awakens Daisy Ridley “Rey” NN-14 Blaster Prop (estimate: $10,000 – $20,000) In the film, Rey is given this type of blaster by Han Solo (Harrison Ford) as they land on the planet Takodana. Solo believed that Rey would need something to protect herself, and in an amusing scene between the two characters where she points the gun at Han without realizing it. This type of blaster is used in Rey’s first encounter with Kylo Ren (Adam Driver) and seen in Rey’s holster as she embarks on a mission to find Luke Skywalker (Mark Hamill) on the planet Ahch-To.
Star Wars: The Force Awakens Daisy Ridley Rey NN-14 Blaster Prop
Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker | Sith Trooper Helmet

Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker | Sith Trooper Helmet (estimate: $10,000 – $20,000) This type of helmet is worn by the Sith Troopers, the elite force of red Stormtroopers-like soldiers introduced as part of Emperor Palpatine’s (Ian McDiarmid) Final Order.
George Lucas Signed “Birth of Star Wars” Contracts: (estimate: $20,000 – $30,000) An original set of two contracts, signed by George Lucas, that played a pivotal role in the early creation of what would become Star Wars. Included is a United Artists contract, dated February 19th, 1971, and a Universal Pictures contract, dated April 6th, 1972. In Lucas’ pursuit of finding a production company for his film American Graffiti, he signed a contract with United Artists for a two-picture agreement. While the first of these films would be American Graffiti, the second film was described by Lucas as a “Space-Opera fantasy” film. When United Artists were no longer interested in the arrangement following their review of American Graffiti’s script, Lucas with the help of Francis Ford Coppola turned to Universal Pictures. The contract with Universal Pictures was also set for two pictures to be produced, one of which would later be known as Star Wars.
George Lucas Signed “Birth of Star Wars” Contracts
In addition, a prototype AT-AT Head model from Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back

In addition, a prototype AT-AT Head model from Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back (estimate: $5,000 – $7,000) created by Industrial Light & Magic, a miniature A-Wing Fighter model from Star Wars: Return of the Jedi (estimate: $5,000 – $7,000), an imperial credit canister from the Star Wars series Andor. (estimate: $1,000 – $2,000), and more will be on offer.


Coming attractions of Hollywood Legends: Danger, Disaster and Disco include a premium curated collection of over 1,000 pop culture objects from films such as Wonder Woman, Captain America, Saturday Night Fever, Raiders of the Lost Ark, The Big Lebowski, and more to be announced.
LIVE AND ONLINE AUCTION

HOLLYWOOD LEGENDS: DANGER, DISASTER AND DISCO
Wednesday, June 12th (VIP Reception and Evening Auction)
6:00 p.m. Pacific Time

HOLLYWOOD LEGENDS: DANGER, DISASTER AND DISCO
Thursday, June 13th
10:00 a.m. Pacific Time

HOLLYWOOD LEGENDS: DANGER, DISASTER AND DISCO
Friday, June 14th
10:00 a.m. Pacific Time

HOLLYWOOD LEGENDS: DANGER, DISASTER AND DISCO
Saturday, June 15th
10:00 a.m. Pacific Time
REGISTER TO BID
Registration is required to bid in this auction and can be done in person on the day of the auction, or online before the sale at JuliensAuctions.com

For inquiries, please email [email protected] or call 310-836-1818.

“Julien’s is celebrating with our partner TCM the biggest movie blockbusters of all time in our upcoming Hollywood Legends auction and there’s nothing bigger than Star Wars,” said David Goodman, CEO of Julien’s Auctions. “We’re saluting all Jedis, Mandolarians and Skywalkers on this May the Fourth holiday with some of fandom’s most coveted collectibles heading from the big screen to the auction block this June.”

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