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Re: Movie Props
« Reply #75 on: October 18, 2016, 05:33:08 PM »
Oh, I just got to get me one of those!

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« Reply #76 on: October 18, 2016, 05:33:23 PM »
And a great little article about the 10 most expensive movie props ever sold (as of March 30, 2016, when this was written):

http://mentalfloss.com/article/77596/10-most-expensive-movie-props-ever-sold


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Re: Movie Props
« Reply #77 on: October 23, 2016, 01:19:45 PM »
Zowie! Thanks for posting that link, Jeff. The GOLDFINGER Austin Martin was the most expensive prop!?! Not a huge surprise, really. Somewhere I have a picture of me with my fat, old, saggy butt sitting in it (legs outside though). Such an awesome car! I got to see two or three original Bond cars a few years back. I'll see if i can find the photos...
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Re: Movie Props
« Reply #78 on: October 23, 2016, 01:21:34 PM »
Very cool, Shawn! Post 'em if you come across them!  thumbsup.gif


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Re: Movie Props
« Reply #79 on: July 06, 2017, 02:01:14 AM »
I watched the rad flick The Place Beyond the Pines recently.  I was using the Google search engine today and stumbled on this.

"The Daily Gazette" Newspaper



https://www.screenused.com/index.cfm?item_id=16926


A lot of great stuff on the site, especially in the Hall of Fame (popular past sales).

https://www.screenused.com/index.cfm?page=hall_of_fame
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Re: Movie Props
« Reply #80 on: October 05, 2018, 12:14:53 PM »
This appeared in Good Will Hunting.  Sotheby's auctioned it a few days ago, as part of Robin Williams' estate.

s1 , on Flickr


In Good Will Hunting (Miramax, 1997), the present watercolor—painted by the film's director, Gus Van Sant—was displayed in the office of Sean Maguire, played by Williams. When Will Hunting (Matt Damon) has his first therapy session with Sean, the characters' interactions come to centre on the painting. As Sean attempts to get to know Will, he asks if he likes art. "It's a real piece of shit," Will replies, spying the watercolor perched on the windowsill. "Uh, just the—the linear and impressionistic mix makes a very muddled composition. It's also a Winslow Homer rip-off, except you got Whitey uh...rowin' the boat there," Will observes.  "Well, it's art, Monet...wasn't very good," Sean interjects. "That's not really what concerns me, though," Will continues. "It's the coloring." Sean, trying to conceal his increasing discomfort with humor responds: "You know what the real bitch of it is? It's paint by number." As it evolves, this is, arguably, one of the most significant scenes in the film.  Beyond its immediate thematic importance, this painting introduces the subject of Winslow Homer, whose artwork significantly influenced the film's overall aesthetic.


http://www.sothebys.com/en/auctions/ecatalogue/lot.187.html/2018/creating-a-stage-collection-of-marsha-and-robin-williams-n09977

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Re: Movie Props
« Reply #81 on: October 05, 2018, 12:53:35 PM »
And what a sale!

Estimated at $1000-1500.00 USD and sold for $90,000.00!!  faint2.gif

Amazing!!!


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« Reply #82 on: October 05, 2018, 01:55:53 PM »
And what a sale!

Estimated at $1000-1500.00 USD and sold for $90,000.00!!  faint2.gif

Amazing!!!

Yeah, considering the significance of that piece, I'm not sure why they would put such a low estimate on it.  Maybe because it's the work of someone who's not an "elite" painter.  The estimates on a lot of stuff there were really low, but that's about the farthest off difference in realized price I've seen.

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Re: Movie Props
« Reply #83 on: October 05, 2018, 02:34:18 PM »
Yeah, considering the significance of that piece, I'm not sure why they would put such a low estimate on it.  Maybe because it's the work of someone who's not an "elite" painter.  The estimates on a lot of stuff there were really low, but that's about the farthest off difference in realized price I've seen.

Gotta say, I like the painting.. and Van Sant has a good artist's hand, too.  8)


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