The use of miniature models is almost as old as cinema itself. You can go all the way back to 1902, and Georges Méliès’ seminal Le Voyage dans la Lune, to find its rough origin point, with scale models used to create those indelible, crowd-stunning images of an Edwardian rocket flying through space.
The way a character is dressed is one of the defining elements in filmmaking that give you, the audience, an insight into just who they are. Whether it’s an elaborate ballgown, well-tailored suit, or a wacky ensemble, an actor’s costume can provide critical moments within a film, portray a specific time period and bring a character to life.
This November, Prop Store is once more opening a vast cinematic treasure trove, with more than 1,000 pieces of memorabilia going under the hammer for an estimated total value of $7.6 million.
Welcome to this week’s special edition of the Prop Store Live Auction preview blog taking a special look around the 2021 London Entertainment Memorabilia Live Auction exhibition…
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