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Hollywood memorabilia is sold at auction in the US

Hollywood memorabilia is sold at auction in the US

Hollywood movie memorabilia can fetch a lot of money: John Travolta’s “Saturday Night Fever” white dress wins auction in California

Nearly 1,400 items were sold at the “Hollywood: Classic & Contemporary” auction in the US state of California over the weekend – many fetching well above their estimates. John Travolta’s white dress from the cult film “Saturday Night Fever” (1977) became a hit. A white polyester suit, a jacket, waistcoat and trousers brought $260,000. Auction house Julien’s Auctions previously had an estimate of $100,000 to $200,000.

Michael J. Fox’s brightly painted hoverboard – in the role of “Marty McFly” – from the movie “Back to the Future 2” (1989) grossed $91,000 on Sunday. Such is the yellow trench coat (and hat) worn by Warren Beatty in Dick Tracy. An original clapperboard from the first day of the 1978 movie “Superman” starring Christopher Reeve sold for $45,000. A poster from the Mafia classic “The Godfather” signed by Al Pacino and Robert Duval has found a new owner for a cool $32,000.

In May 1962, then US President John F. A program signed by Marilyn Monroe and other stars for Kennedy’s birthday celebration brought in nearly $89,000. A bamboo walking stick once owned by film icon Charlie Chaplin has sold for $39,000. Pieces from movie series like “Indiana Jones”, “James Bond”, “Iron Man” and “Terminator” were also wanted.

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