Marilyn Monroes iconic pink satin gown from the Diamonds are a Girls Best Friend sequence in Gentlemen Prefer Blondes will highlight Profiles in History
s Three Million Dollar Hollywood Auction 40, June 10-12, 2010. The gown was worn by Marilyn as the gold-digging Lorelei Lee in one of cinemas most memorable song and dance sequences as she performed Diamonds Are a Girls Best Friend and is estimated at $150,000-$250,000.
This unparalleled auction includes numerous collections highlighted by; an incredible collection from The Wizard of Oz, an extensive collection of Elvis Presley clothing, jewelry and personal effects, an impressive collection of stop-motion puppets and props from Tim Burtons A Nightmare Before Christmas, a superior collection of Star Wars iconic props from the Academy Award-nominated Star Wars producer Gary Kurtz and an amazing collection of Star Trek tricorders, phasers, medical & engineering devices, alien weaponry and other Trek innovations.
Hollywoods most recognizable props and costumes to hit the auction block will include; The Wicked Witch of the Wests Hat from The Wizard of Oz, Johnny Depps Scissorhands from Edward Scissorhands, Darth Vaders light saber from Star Wars: Episode VI Return of the Jedi, Julie Andrews carpet bag from Mary Poppins, a Jeannie bottle from I Dream of Jeannie, Bruce Lees signature Kato hat from The Green Hornet and an unprecedented collection of over 300 Star Trek Lots.
$100,000-$150,000. Margaret Hamiltons Wicked Witch of the West hat from The Wizard of Oz.
$60,000-$80,000. Elvis Presley stage-used guitar he gave to Director, Norman Taurog.
$60,000-$80,000. Darth Vaders light saber from Star Wars Episode VI Return of the Jedi.
$60,000-$80,000. An X-Wing Fighter filming miniature from Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope.
$55,000-$75,000. A screen-used animatronic Predator mask and costume from Predator 2.
$50,000-$70,000. Harrison Fords personal script for Raiders of the Lost Ark w/over 1,300 words penned by Ford.
$40,000-$60,000. Y-Wing Fighter filming miniature from Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope.
$40,000-$50,000. H.R. Giger hero screen-used Alien creature head from Alien.
$30,000-$50,000. Michael Keatons Batsuit from Batman Returns.
$30,000-$50,000. Marilyn Monroe test footprints and signature set in cement from Graumans Chinese Theatre.
$25,000-$30,000. Hero illuminating laser rifle from the original Lost in Space TV series.