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IMPORTANT AUCTION OF VINTAGE HOLLYWOOD MEMORABILIA TO BE HELD JUNE 6-7 IN LOS ANGELES

 IMPORTANT AUCTION OF VINTAGE HOLLYWOOD MEMORABILIA
 TO BE HELD JUNE 6-7 IN LOS ANGELES
 LOS ANGELES, June 1 /PRNewswire/ -- Camden House Auctioneers, the Los Angeles-based auction company specializing in motion picture and entertainment memorabilia, has amassed more than 750 lots of vintage Hollywood costumes, props, scripts, rare autographed photos, letters and documents, posters, original studio production artwork and much, much more and will put them all up for public bid during a two-day auction at the Ebell Club in Los Angeles.
 Some of the highlights include:
 -- The Witch's "hourglass" and the Cowardly Lion's "tail" from the 1939 classic, "The Wizard of Oz," presale estimates: $10,000-20,000 and $10,000-15,000, respectively;
 -- George Reeves' "Superman" costume from the 1950s television series, presale estimate: $25,000-35,000;
 -- Lon Chaney's costume from the 1925 silent production of "The Phantom of the Opera," presale estimate: $10,000-15,000;
 -- A 1938 hard-bound edition of "Gone With the Wind" autographed by the film's cast and crew, presale estimate: $10,000-15,000;
 -- An Elvis Presley four-page hand-written love letter, presale estimate: $6,000-8,000;
 -- Arnold Schwarzenegger's leather jacket from "The Terminator," 1984, presale estimate: $2,000-4,000;
 -- "Star Trek" television props from the 1960s series including a "hand-phaser" and a "tricorder," presale estimates: $1,000-2,000 and $5,000-7,000, respectively;
 -- Two tickets to the Ed Sullivan show dated Feb. 9, 1964 -- the night Sullivan introduced the Beatles to America, presale estimate: $750-1,000;
 -- The original sign to the entrance of the historic Brown Derby restaurant, presale estimate: $1,000-2,000; and
 -- Hundreds of vintage original release film posters from the 1920s, '30s and '40s, including: "Casablanca," "The Maltese Falcon," "Citizen Kane," "Double Indemnity," "The Hunchback of Notre Dame," "The Mark of Zorro," "Mr. Smith Goes to Washington," "Mutiny on the Bounty," "Tarzan and His Mate," "My Little Chickadee," "The Philadelphia Story," "Singin' in the Rain" and "Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs," presale estimates: from $300 to $6,000.
 Over the past three years, Camden House Auctioneers has auctioned nearly $4 million worth of vintage motion picture and entertainment memorabilia. Camden House is the only auction company specializing in this area and attracts a worldwide audience at its auctions. The June 6 and 7 auction promises to be another record-setting event.
 The upcoming auction will take place at the Ebell Club, 4400 Wilshire Blvd., Los Angeles. A catalog will admit two individuals to the auction and may be ordered by members of the public by sending a $20 check to Camden House Auctioneers Inc., 427 N. Canon Drive, Beverly Hills, CA 90210. Catalogs are free to the press upon phone or written request.
 Members of the press who would like a catalog, photographs, further information or who would like to arrange for a private interview and/or photo opportunity, contact Tawny Thornton or Michael Schwartz at 310-246-1212. The press is invited to the auction at any time, although space in the auction room is limited and should be reserved in advance.
 Friday, June 5
 7-9 p.m. -- public exhibition
 Saturday, June 6
 9 a.m.-5 p.m. -- public exhibition
 11 a.m.-4 p.m. -- auction (vintage film posters)
 Sunday, June 7
 9 a.m.-noon -- public exhibition
 Noon-4 p.m. -- auction (Hollywood memorabilia)
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 /CONTACT: Tawny Thornton or Michael Schwartz of Camden House Auctioneers, 310-246-1212/ CO: Camden House Auctioneers ST: California IN: ENT SU:


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