$4.1 MILLION WORTH OF HOLLYWOOD MEMORABILIA SOLD AT PROFILES IN HISTORY HOLLYWOOD AUCTION

. March 30, 2008

Calabasas, CA – Profiles in History offered over 1100 iconic Hollywood items at a two day Hollywood memorabilia auction — March 27 & 28, 2008.

TOP 30 AUCTION HIGHLIGHTS:
$345,000.00 King Kong six-sheet movie poster.
$126,500.00 Leaping Alien Warrior figure from Aliens.
$115,000.00 “Ming the Merciless” cape from Flash Gordon. (Univ., 1936)
$115,000.00 Hydraulic screen-used Velociraptor from The Lost World: Jurassic Park II.
$103,500.00 Michael Keaton’s complete “Batman” costume from Batman Returns.
$97,750.00 Pteranodon display with a full set of Pteranodon babies from Jurassic Park
III.
$74,750.00 Shanghai Express three-sheet poster (Paramount, 1932).
$74,750.00 Robin Sachs screen-used Sarris costume from Galaxy Quest.
$69,000.00 John Wayne costume from She Wore A Yellow Ribbon.
$57,500.00 Louise Brooks in Diary of a Lost Girl [Tagebuch] German one-sheet poster.
$51,750.00 Julie Andrews signature coat from Mary Poppins.
$48,875.00 Danny DeVito “Penguin” display study from Batman Returns.
$46,000.00 Greta Garbo portrait by Edward Steichen from A Woman of Affairs.
$46,000.00 Bob Keeshan jacket and pants worn as “Captain Kangaroo”.
$43,125.00 James Cauty Lord of the Rings original drawing “iconic masterpiece of the
psychedelic era”.
$43,125.00 Trio of costumes worn byBruce Willis,Milla Jovovich & Chris Tucker in The
Fifth Element.
$43,125.00 Halle Berry hero “Storm” battlesuit from X-Men.
$43,125.00 James Marsden hero “Cyclops” battlesuit from X-Men.
$43,125.00 Screen-used purple Thermian from Galaxy Quest.
$40,250.00 No One Man three-sheet poster.
$37,375.00 Screen-used Baby Stegosaur from The Lost World: Jurassic Park II.
$37,375.00 Boris Karloff as Frankenstein’s Monster.
$34,500.00 Triceratops screen-used head from The Lost World: Jurassic Park II.
$34,500.00 Screen-used Velociraptor insert head from Jurassic Park III.
$34,500.00 The Wolf Man one-sheet poster.
$34,500.00 Alien Queen maquette from Aliens.
$34,500.00 Full-scale Velociraptor display study from Jurassic Park III.
$31,625.00 Maltese Falcon window card.
$31,625.00 Baby T-Rex display study from The Lost World: Jurassic Park II.
$31,625.00 Dilophosaurus display study from Jurassic Park.

Prior Hollywood auctions highlights have included the “Cowardly Lion” costume from The Wizard of Oz ($805,000); A full-scale model T-800 Endoskeleton from Terminator 2: Judgment Day ($488,750); the Command Chair from the “U.S.S. Enterprise” ($304,750); the original “Robot” from Lost in Space ($264,500); Luke Skywalker’s light saber from Star Wars ($195,500); the Black Beauty car from The Green Hornet ($192,000); George Reeves’ Superman costume from The Adventures of Superman ($126,500); the H.R. Giger designed Alien creature suit from Alien ($126,500); a full-scale T-Rex head from Jurassic Park ($126,500), Christopher Reeve’s ‘Superman’ costume from Superman: The Movie ($115,000) and The Wizard of Oz ‘Winkie’ Guard Costume ($115,000).

For more information about Profiles in History and to download a complete catalog of items available for auction via mail, phone, fax, internet or live via (www.ebayliveauctions.com), please visit www.profilesinhistory.com.

Note: All prices include fifteen (15%) percent Buyer’s Premium.
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