“Forgotten Hollywood”- Classic Items Has New Owners…

Posted on April 14, 2014 by raideoman1 | No Comments

Manny P. here… The_Rose_Tattoo_(1955_film_poster)

   A pair of rhinestone earrings Marilyn Monroe wore to a 1955 motion picture premiere have sold at auction for $185,000. Julien Auctions released a statement that the actress sported the jewelry when she attended the opening of The Rose Tattoo. Anna Magnani won an Oscar for Best Actress for her performance in the movie. Monroe did not appear in the film based on a Tennessee Williams play.

   The actual price included a 20% commission for the auction house. The high bid came from a foreign collector. The auction house does not release the names. The iconic sale was part of a two-day auction of Hollywood memorabilia Friday / Saturday at the Julien’s Beverly Hills gallery.

   A lighter used by Humphrey Bogart also sold for $19,200.


TCM_website_logo   A happy 20th Birthday to Turner Classic Movies. Today, they are celebrating by airing some rather iconic films, including Citizen Kane, Casablanca, Gone with the Wind, and Singing in the Rain. They also have a 20 Classic TCM Moments documentary special planned.

Until next time>                               “never forget”

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