Alert for cult objects! Relics from the exceptional pop culture will be put at auction by the london house Prop Store next month. Broadcast live on the internet from the cinema BFI Imax London, the sale will go 900 lots straight out of the movies hollywood the most well-known, for a total estimate in excess of 6.5 million euros. Le Figaro has selected five of the most beautiful objects to be auctioned on 30 September and 1 October next.
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● The Lightsaber Mace Windu
Lucasfilm Ltd./ Prop Store
The only lightsaber purple films of the Star Wars saga will be of the party. Samuel L. Jackson, who plays Mace Windu, asked George Lucas for a unique color for his weapon to be distinguished in the final battle of Géonosis, in Attack of The clones. It will be offered at auction with an estimate between 50,000 and 100,000 pounds sterling. It is precise all the same: in reality, pressing the button to activate the sword does not come out of laser.
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● sneakers Forrest Gump
PA Photos/ABACA/Paramount Pictures Spain
Its Nike Cortez white have been put to a severe test. After more than 30,000 miles in 3 years, 2 months, 14 days and 16 hours of high-speed chases through the United States, the character of the lovable dopey played by Tom Hanks has finished by removing his shoes. Perhaps it is they who have enabled him to run as much. To verify, you will need to spend between 8,000 and 10,000 pounds sterling, according to the estimate of Prop Store.
● The leather jacket Terminator
Prop Store/©Rue des Archives
The jacket of Schwarzy is back . It has miraculously escaped the tank of molten metal in which plunges the T-800 portrayed by Arnold Schwarzenegger in Terminator 2: Judgment day , directed by James Cameron in 1991. A sleeve is still torn, and the other is missing, a victim of the clash of the robot came from the future against the T-1000, a more sophisticated model come to assassinate John Connor. The leather jacket, signed by the actor himself, is estimated to be between 8,000 and 10,000 pounds.
● The axe of Shining
Prop Store/D. A.
“A bird in the hand is worth two in the bush”, will be repeat buyer of this axe. Not too much. This sentence, Jack Torrance, alias Jack Nicholson, the tape hundreds of times in his draft of a “novel” in the famous Shining by Stanley Kubrick. Simply crazy, or corrupted by an evil buried in this secluded hotel and the Rockies of Colorado? Whatever it is, it is necessary to handle the axe, estimated to be between 40,000 and 60,000 pounds, with caution.
● A facehugger of Alien
Prop Store/screen Capture Youtube
Before you buy this object, it is better to provide a box shielded closed double round. Just in case this creation more true-to-life, estimated between 50,000 and 70,000 pounds, woke up in the night. The facehugger is a form anterior to the anhedral, the black monster, devised by the swiss artist Hans Ruedi Giger for the saga Alien . Even if its life expectancy is quite short, it is one of the creatures is the most terrifying in film history. She dies after having laid eggs in the mouth of a host, preferably a human. A small anhedral then grows in the belly of it, before you get out of it by ripping his abdomen. Made of beautiful dreams.