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Capt. Wild Bill Kelso's (John Belushi) hero jacket from Steven Spielberg's World War II comedy 1941. Gruff US Air Force Captain and fighter pilot Kelso wore his flight jacket while he attempted to repel invading Japanese forces in 1941 Los Angeles after the attack on Pearl Harbor.
This brown leather zippered jacket features metal snaps on the collar and waist as well as brown elasticized cotton ribbing on the wrists and waistline. It is decorated with graphic artwork including a pin-up style female figure on the back with the text reading 'Going My Way' and good luck symbols such as four-leaf clovers on the collar and a pair of dice. On the front left breast is the character's nickname 'Wild Bill' in a stylized rope-like font. The jacket exhibits minor signs of wear from age and use.
Estimate: £8,000 - 12,000 Ω
This item comes with a Prop Store Certificate of Authenticity.