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Featured Lots - Entertainment Memorabilia Live Auction
With so much quality on display, it’s been harder than ever for us to pick our highlights, but we’ve given it our best shot with these 10 ‘top lots’…
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18.02.2016  |  AuctionsUncategorized
You Can’t Forget Them If You Tried: The Iconic Characters of the Greg Cannom Auction
The Greg Cannom Auction has been incredibly exciting for us to put together for a number of reasons, but one of the biggest has got to be the iconic characters represented in Cannom’s work. In this article, we take a look at the most well-known creatures, villains and clowns in the Greg Cannom Auction.
11.02.2016  |  CollectionsUncategorized
Celebrate Valentine’s Day with Propstore
St. Valentine is about to shoot his arrow through our hearts, which always seemed a little violent to us. Still, whether you’re loved up or lovesick, you might be wanting to inject a little romance into your life. Take a look at some great items available in Propstore’s catalogue and see if there’s something that […]
05.02.2016  |  Collections
The Propstore Collection Presents…Jack Sparrow
Welcome to the first in a new series of blogs as Propstore’s team digs into the archives and unearths some amazing items. We’ll talk about the film it comes from and the prop or costume itself, giving you the facts, the figures and all the details on some fascinating piece of movie history. Let’s get […]
03.02.2016  |  AuctionsUncategorized
Invite a Vampire into Your Home: The Lost Boys Lots Featured in the Greg Cannom Auction
Of the more than 40 titles represented in our Greg Cannom Auction, some of our favorite material comes from the 80s classic vampire film The Lost Boys. In the first installment of our blog series on the Greg Cannom collection coming to auction this February, we take a closer look at some of the incredible […]
29.01.2016  |  Collections
Action! Five Great Clapperboards
Clapperboards, for anyone who doesn’t know, are used on film sets to assist in the synchronization of the picture and sound, and to designate and mark particular scenes and takes for use in editing the film later. They’re very collectible, especially if they’ve been used in big productions, so here is a selection of our […]
22.01.2016  |  Collections
Celebrate Oscar season with eight great props from Academy Award-winning movies!
It’s that time of year again, when prestige films and the people who made them are busily competing for awards attention. Glitzy ceremonies are rolling out the red carpet for stars and trophies are being handed over like they’re going out of fashion. The Academy Awards are creeping closer, with the big event scheduled for […]
15.01.2016  |  Collections
Six Great Props from Fantastic Stop Motion Movies
Computer generated imagery might be the big player in animation these days, with Pixar, DreamWorks, Blue Sky and more putting out more and more films, but there is still something to be said for enchanting movies created by companies such as Aardman (who brought us Wallace & Gromit, Shaun The Sheep, The Curse Of The […]
11.01.2016  |  AuctionsUncategorized
Live Auction 2015 Recap
From Alien to Zathura, this year’s Propstore Entertainment Memorabilia Live Auction, held in partnership with the BFI IMAX and ODEON Cinemas, was a huge success and our feet have only just touched the ground again!
05.01.2016  |  Collections
Celebrating Quentin Tarantino
Quentin Tarantino’s latest, blood-soaked Western thriller The Hateful Eight roars into some American cinemas on Christmas Day (and then goes on general release in both the US and UK on January 8). To celebrate the return of the auteur, we trawled through our catalogue of items from his previous films to offer up a few […]
22.12.2015  |  Propstore Staff Picks
Propstore Staff Picks: Brian Cordoba’s Favourite Props
Our LA Copywriter Brian takes a moment to tell us about his favourite props and costumes from the Propstore website…
16.12.2015  |  Star Wars
Star Wars Original Stormtrooper Blaster
Written by Stephen Lane This article was originally written as an in-depth look at a piece Propstore had for sale. Unfortunately we have none of these in stock at this time
14.12.2015  |  CollectionsStar Wars
Gifts From A Galaxy Far, Far Away
The scream of TIE Fighters and the stirring chords of John Williams’ music on trailers means but one thing: Star Wars returns to our screens this month. The Force Awakens brings Han, Leia, Luke, Chewie, Artoo and Threepio back and launches a host of new characters to continue the iconic space opera. As you look […]
11.12.2015  |  Behind the ScenesStar Wars
Star Wars: The Prequel Trilogy – On Location in Tunisia
In the summer of 2001 Propstore team member Brandon Alinger traveled to Tunisia in search of the original filming locations for Star Wars: ANH, Raiders of the Lost Ark, and the Star Wars prequels. Seventeen-year-old Brandon managed to convince his parents the trip would make an ideal family vacation, and spent a week traveling the […]
10.12.2015  |  CollectionsStar Wars
Star Wars: The Original Trilogy – On Location in Tunisia
In the summer of 2001 Propstore team member Brandon Alinger traveled to Tunisia in search of the original filming locations for Star Wars: ANH, Raiders of the Lost Ark, and the Star Wars prequels. Seventeen-year-old Brandon managed to convince his parents the trip would make an ideal family vacation, and spent a week traveling the […]
08.12.2015  |  Behind the ScenesStar WarsUncategorized
Beasts of Burden: The Last Original Dewback
When George Lucas began working on ideas for Star Wars in the early 1970s, he envisioned making his first “real movie”—a movie with art directors and sets, rather than the more real-world films he had created in the past. Star Wars fans know that Lucas made the films in the U.K., for cost purposes, and […]
07.12.2015  |  Collections
ON LOCATION: BUTTERCUP VALLEY, 1982
Take a journey with us thirty years into the past. Before the world wide web, before internet forums and blogs. Hell, before Usenet groups and Compuserve. This was when movie spies were more like real spies. Belly-crawling with real cameras loaded with real film. Sharing physical assets. Speaking on the phone. Making meet ups face-to-face.