Bonham’s to Display Historic Hollywood Treasures in Los Angeles

Are you a classic movie buff? Classic movies are always interesting to watch because they remind us of old times that we can never forget. Many people around the world would like to get their hands on the 1940 Buick Phaeton that was used in Casablanca and would also like to get their hands on other classic movie items. Even if you are not too keen on buying it you can view some of the classic movie items on Sunday at Bonham’s showroom on Sunset Boulevard. There are many classic movie items that are available on auction and while most of the stuff that is available on display is going to be expensive you can at least get a look at it for free.

Bonham’s Los Angeles will bring together more than 300 items on the block that ranges from items that were used during the silent era to the time of modern blockbusters. Catherine Williamson, Director of Entertainment Memorabilia at Bonhams said that they have worked in collaboration with Turner Classic Movies to reach out to some of the best collectors to ensure that they bring in some of the best items that speak more about the film history. She added they generally do this on their own but this is the first time that they have collaborated on memorabilia auction event.

1940 Buick Phaeton

The biggest attraction for the event will be the Model 81C Aztec brown convertible Phaeton that is going to fetch a really high price especially because it still runs. On the other, one of the two known cast-lead statues from 1941 film noir The Maltese Falcon will also be available for the auction and it will fetch a high price. Apart from these, Tom Hanks Army uniform from Forrest Gump, Jack Nicholson’s Joker costume from the 1989 Batman and Gwyneth Paltrow gowns from Shakespeare in Love will also be available for the auction.

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