‘Star Trek’ Phaser Rifle Nabs $231K

By | Sunday April 7, 2013 @ 2:36pm PDT

The prop weapon created for Star Trek‘s William Shatner was only expected to bring in $50,000 on the auction block. But Saturday’s $231,000 score led a slew of film-related memorabilia sales at Hollywood Legends’ two Read More »

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‘Casablanca’ Piano Auctioned For $600K

By | Saturday December 15, 2012 @ 9:05am PST

A piano used in the Humphrey Bogart-Ingrid Bergman film Casablanca sold for just over $600,000, Reuters reported. Bids of between $800,000 and $1 million had been predicted. The 58-key upright piano on which actor and singer Dooley Wilson performed “As … Read More »

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‘Star Wars’ Camera Fetches Record $625K At Auction

By | Monday December 5, 2011 @ 1:59pm PST

The Panavision PSR 35mm camera that George Lucas used for principal photography on the first Star Wars movie in 1977 was sold at auction over the weekend for $625,000, a record price for a movie camera. The winning bid came … Read More »

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Mark Cuban Taking Offers For Magnolia Pictures, Landmark Theatres

By | Tuesday April 19, 2011 @ 3:29pm PDT

Mark Cuban told Bloomberg today that he is “just testing the waters” by putting his distribution company Magnolia Pictures and exhibition chain Landmark Theatres up for sale. Regardless, there will be an auction for two of the divisions in Cuban and Todd Wagner’s 2929 Entertainment, which also houses the pair’s cable … Read More »

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UPDATE: Icahn Group Makes Highest Bid For Blockbuster At Auction

By | Tuesday April 5, 2011 @ 2:00pm PDT

UPDATE, 2 PM: An investor group led by Carl Icahn made a leading bid of $310.6M for Blockbuster today in U.S Bankruptcy Court in New York, topping a $307.1M bid by Dish Network, Bloomberg is reporting. Icahn attended the … Read More »

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Blockbuster Creditors Amassing Against April 4 Auction

By | Friday April 1, 2011 @ 10:44am PDT

Amid reports today in the Wall Street Journal that investor Carl Icahn and Dish Network, and even South Korean company SK Telecom, are reportedly preparing bids for Blockbuster ahead of its auction Monday, creditors like Microsoft, Yahoo and T-Mobile are … Read More »

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