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Auction PR Publicity Announcements News and Information


Bidders unable to attend will be able to stream the auction live (audio and video) on Visitors to the site will be able to bid on each and every lot, as if they were there, live and in person.

(LOS ANGELES, Calif.) – Over 100 rare and vintage cars and hot-rods from film and television – like the Sector 7 assault vehicle used in the Transformers movies, a rare 1988 black Metallic Ferrari Testarossa with just 30,000 miles, and the 1969 Ford Mustang Mach 1 from TV’s Knight Rider – will be sold at auction on Saturday, Aug. 15, at Los Angeles Center Studios, located at 450 South Bixel Street.

Also sold will be never-before-seen costumes and props from recent movies like The Ugly Truth, My Bloody Valentine, Obsessed and The Collector. The auction is a joint effort between Premiere Props (an L.A.-based firm that markets, authenticates, packages and distributes exclusive movie memorabilia) and Picture Car Warehouse (a picture vehicle facility located inside the Los Angeles Center Studios).

iCollector logoPeople unable to attend the auction in person will be able to bid online, through The action will be streamed live on the site — both audio and video. Visitors to can easily scroll to the icon for the sale, titled Movie Car and Movie Prop Auction. Once inside, descriptions and photos for all 318 lots are presented, along with bidder registration and other pertinent information.

“Even after working with Premiere Props for many years, I am still amazed at the auctions they put together,” said Thorsten Bonn of “This upcoming auction is so full of great movie history that any Hollywood fan can find a piece to call their own.” Mr. Bonn added that iCollector and Premiere Props are teaming to provide bidders with a three-camera live broadcast show of the auction.

The sale will begin promptly at 11 a.m. (Pacific Time, or 2 p.m. Eastern Time). A preview will be held on the day of sale, from 9-11 a.m. The preview and auction will be streamed live online, in their entirety, on People attending the preview live will be able to view the items up for bid. They’ll also be treated to a demonstration of special car tricks, including flips, plus a tour of the studio.

Dodge ChallengerSome of the vehicles set to cross the block include a customized motorcycle given to Hall of Fame baseball great Tony Gwynn by the San Diego Padres at his last professional game, signed twice; Tim Allen and Steve Saleen’s personal, one-of-a-kind 1996 Ford Windstar, with flare fenders; and a 1979 Ford Bronco 4×4 utility vehicle from the Academy Award winning film No Country For Old Men.

Other vehicles will include the 1931 Roadster used in the hit movie Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull; the iconic 1978 Volkswagen bus from the sleeper hit film Little Miss Sunshine; a 1985 Chevrolet Blazer SUV driven in the movie Bruce Almighty; and the flashy green 1971 Cadillac El Dorado convertible driven by Bernie Mac’s character (Floyd) in the smash movie Soul Men.

Also due to be sold will be the 2004 Big Bear chopper motorcycle used my Megan Fox in the sci-fi flick Transformers: Rise of the Fallen, with black metallic Mercedes paint; a 2003 Nissan 350Z racer-style coupe specially built for The Fast and the Furious, with blue and orange exterior; and a 1970 Dodge Challenger driven in the movie The Bucket List. To view all the cars, log on to

TransformersThe list of props and costumes is no less impressive. Most clothing items are screen-worn and come with a wardrobe tag. Some expected top earners include a blue t-shirt, zip-up jacket and denim Agave jeans worn by Gerard Butler in the film The Ugly Truth; Katherine Heigl’s silver Zac Posen dress from The Ugly Truth; and Nicolas Cage’s hero time capsule, full of letters, from the hit movie Knowing.

From the movie My Bloody Valentine: Jamie King’s off-white Vince t-shirt, blue denim Gap mini-skirt and navy blue cotton American Apparel Leggings; and Rich Walters’ black rubber miner’s gas mask, with attached hose. And from the film Management: a black canvas chair with “Jennifer Aniston” lettering on the back; and a top, pants, wedding ring and ankle boots worn by Ms. Anniston.

Also from Management: Steve Zahn’s long-sleeve zip-up flight suit. From the movie The Gift: a 10k gold wedding band and metal ring worn by Keanu Reeves; the Timex watch and pair of open brass bracelets worn by Cate Blanchett; and the deck of faded blue and white ESP cards with blue and white cardboard case (the case reads, “ESP Cards – Developed in Parapsychology Lab at Duke University”).

Additional choice lots include the white silk and acetate strapless BCBG Maxazria dress worn by Penelope Cruz in Elegy; the tank-top, button-up shirt, scarf, Burberry trench coat, Banana Republic jeans and brown Ralph Lauren belt worn by Diane Lane in Untraceable; and a beige Carhartt crewneck shirt and blue Polo by Ralph Lauren pinstripe pajama pants worn by Morgan Freeman in Feast of Love.

Rounding out the choice props and costumes: the white t-shirt with purple lettering and numbers worn by Ali Lartner in Obsessesd; the grey sweater and 7 For All mankind Emerald Rice jeans worn by Chris Evans in Push; and the black and silver circular rubber spikes and wood open bear trap used by “The Man” (Juan Fernandez) in the movie The Collector. To view all the lots, log on to

To learn more about this upcoming auction, you may log on to and scroll to the center icon titled Movie Car and Movie Prop Auction. Click that and enter to view the lots and get approved for online bidding for this and any other auctions listed on the site. Information regarding this auction may also be viewed on the Premiere Props website, at

Proceeds from the auction will go to benefit the Entertainment Industry Foundation, one of the leading charitable organizations in the entertainment industry.

Questions regarding the Aug. 15 auction may be answered by calling on their toll-free line, at (866) 313-0123, or by logging on to and clicking the “Contact Us” link on the toolbar. Inquiries are answered promptly.