Hollywood Poster Auction Surpasses $250,000

. April 13, 2008

The sixth semi-annual Hollywood Poster Auction was held March 15 at the Marriott Hotel O’Hare Airport Chicago, Illinois, with sales surpassing a quarter of a million dollars! The seventh semi-annual auction will be September 27 at the same hotel. Partners Morris Everett, Jr. (The Last Moving Picture Company); John Ours, Jr. (Paragon); and Cory Glaberson (Reel Art) were thrilled with the success of their first Chicago auction, and are now accepting quality consignments for the September auction. (HOLLYWOODPOSTERAUCTION.COM) Highlights of the auction included:

1 This Gun for Hire (1942) 27×41 $30,680
2 Island of Lost Souls (1932) 11×14 $10,300
3 The Sea Hawk (1940) 27×41 $9,440
4 King Kong (1933) hanging display $9,440
5 Sullivan’s Travels (1941) 27×14 $8,850
6 It’s a Wonderful Life (1946) 14×36 $8,496
7 Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde (1935 RR) 11×14 $7,750
8 The Thin Man (1934) 11×14 title card $7,080
9 Breakfast at Tiffany’s (1961) 27×41 $5,310
10 The Wishing Ring (1920’s) 41×18 $5,015

There were many more great lots that sold from $150, all the way up to $4,500, and they can all be seen by visiting Hollywoodposterauction.com. For other information, contact Morris Everett, Jr. or Dwayne Pinkney at (440) 256-3660 (lastmo@aol.com) or call Cory Glaberson at (800) 878-7378 (cglaberson@reelart.biz). The next Chicago auction and convention will be held September 26 to 28.

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