Wednesday, November 04, 2015
Dreams For Sale, Pt. 3
Yet another post highlighting items from the upcoming November 23rd Turner Classic Movies (aka TCM) and Bonhams Treasures From The Dream Factory auction. Hope you're not sick of these yet! Today's theme is Marilyn…as in Monroe. A few original movie posters to get things started for you. Expect to cough up at least $1000 for this original 1955 "The Seven Year Itch" one sheet, 27" x 41". That might fill up a living room wall.
Have more space? A 40" x 60" "Some Like It Hot" poster might be better…but the extra real estate is going to run you $4000-6000. Yikes.
Photographs of Marilyn are always coveted; this Bert Stern signed print is expected to bring in $1000-1500.
An original costume from "Gentlemen Prefer Blondes":
Check out the detailing on the collar:
A shot of Marilyn wearing the outfit, standing next to costar Jane Russell:
If that's not enough "GPB" for you, here's an original 1953 poster heralding the movie:
If Marilyn isn't your style, maybe a smoldering Argentinean 1946 poster of Rita Hayworth from "Gilda" is what you'd rather have:
Not sure about the face though; not necessarily very flattering to Rita:
And you can't go wrong with Lana:
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