Star Wars - Ep IV - A New Hope

Lot # 705 - Entertainment Memorabilia Live Auction - John Mollo Obi-Wan (Alec Guinness) Production Costume Design

Stock #104113

A pair of Obi-Wan (Alec Guinness) costume designs by Oscar-winning costume designer John Mollo, from George Lucas' Star Wars: A New Hope. One page is a printed copy that was hand-coloured by Mollo, and matches exactly to an illustration seen in issue 23 of Starburst magazine. The other page is a printed copy of the same illustration, without additional work by hand, though it is signed by Mollo in blue ink. In his interview with the Starburst, Mollo explained, "George [Lucas] wanted Obi-Wan Kenobi to look like a cross between a monk and a samurai knight."

The coloured sketch has a fold line down the right edge and sticky tack marks on the front, while both designs show some minor edge wear and discolouration from age. Dimensions (each): 29 cm x 21 cm (11 1/2" x 8 1/4")

£800 - 1,200 M

Certificate of Authenticity This item comes with a Prop Store Certificate of Authenticity.

This item is on consignment and is sold under the margin scheme for collector's items; no VAT is due.
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