CALABASAS, Calif., Dec. 1, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Profiles in History is proud to announce Morris Everett, Jr. The Auction: Part 2, Dec. 7, Dec. 8 and Dec. 9, 2015. Bidding starts at 11 a.m. PT each day.
Following The Morris Everett, Jr. Collection, Part 1 auction, which rang up nearly $2 million in sales this past June, and counting 50+ world record prices for individual lobby cards, this second auctions will provide collectors with the opportunity bid on 1500 lots from Mr. Everett's vast collection of vintage movie lobby cards and posters, representing every film genre.
Highlights of items offered to bidders as part of Morris Everett, Jr. The Auction: Part 2 include:
Mad Love (1935) two of only a handful of original release cards known to exist ($10,000 - $15,000)
The Bride of Frankenstein (1935) one of the best cards in the set ($4,000 - $6,000)
Classic Universal material from Frankenstein, Dracula, The Mummy and more, featuring Boris Karloff lobby card from Frankenstein ($3,000 - $5,000)
Numerous Lon Chaney Sr. rarities including The Hunchback of Notre Dame and The Phantom of the Opera featuring Lon Chaney, Sr. lobby card from The Hunchback of Notre Dame ($2,000 - $3,000)
Legendary German expressionist classics The Golem,The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari and The Man Who Laughs., featuring The Golem lobby card ($2,000 - $3,000)
Extensive early comedians including Harold Lloyd, Buster Keaton, The Marx Brothers and The Three Stooges with "Curly", featuring a Marx Brothers lobby card from Cocoanuts ($3,000 $5,000)
Career-wide coverage of Laurel & Hardy, including their extraordinary 1st appearance together in The Lucky Dog. ($1,000 - $1,500)
"This is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to acquire an incredible and unprecedented selection of posters and lobby cards that will be sold in our final auction of Morris Everett's legendary collection – an assemblage which took him over five decades to meticulously build.
Joe Maddalena, President/CEO
Other auction highlights include:
- Significant early rarities on directors Alfred Hitchcock, Lois Weber, Ernst Lubitsch, and more
- Extensive coverage of Basil Rathbone "Sherlock Holmes" titles
- Extensive coverage of the history of African-Americans in cinema
- Dozens of large group lots covering sports including Baseball, Football, Boxing, Horse and Auto Racing, etc.
- Dozens of large group lots covering genres like Animal Stars, Pre-Code, Famous Illustrators, etc.
- Top highlights from Crime and Noir titles from early silents to the 1960s
Day 1: Monday, Dec. 7, 2015, 11 a.m. Pacific Time—Lots 1-503
Day 2: Tuesday, Dec. 8, 2015, 11 a.m. Pacific Time—Lots 504-991
Day 3: Wednesday, Dec. 9, 2015, 11 a.m. Pacific Time—Lots 992-1503
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Interested bidders from around the world can participate at the auction in person, by telephone, fax, submit absentee bids or participate online in real time from anywhere with Internet access across the globe. For more information, please visit www.profilesinhistory.com.
About Profiles In History:
Founded in 1985 by Joseph Maddalena, Profiles in History is the world's largest auctioneer & dealer of original Hollywood Memorabilia, historical autographs, letters, documents, vintage signed photographs and manuscripts. www.profilesinhistory.com.
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