Debbie Reynolds’ film auction part 2.

Part two of Debbie Reynolds’ extraordinary film memorabilia auction took place today in Hollywood.

After success of her first auction in June of this year, a further 415 lots were up for bidding in the second auction.

Marilyn Monroe’s strapless pale green silk gown from ‘Let’s Make Love’ was the highest selling item of the auction – going for $295,200

Some items failed to reach their reserve – in particular the first lot of the entire auction – a Charlie Chaplin owned 1918 Bell and Howell camera – which had an asking price between $200,000 – $300,000.

Some of the key items which did sell in this auction were:

A two-man RKO Camera crane, used by Orson Welles on the set of ‘Citizen Kane’  – $92,250.
Judy Garland’s ivory satin wedding dress from ‘The Pirate’  – $22,500.
Clark Gable’s military outfit from the film ‘Homecoming’ –  $23,370.
Marilyn Monroe’s light aqua suit from ‘Niagara’  – $258,300.
Marilyn Monroe’s green and black sequined leotard from ‘Bus Stop’ – $282,900.
Jean Seberg’s full suit of armour from ‘Joan of Arc’ – $46,125.
Barbra Streisand’s ‘Fanny Brice’ sailor outift from ‘Funny Girl’  $30,750.
Panavision Mitchell 65mm camera used for the SFX in ‘2001 A Space Odyssey’ – $86,100. 

 

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