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    Massive archive of (20,000++) negatives, transparencies, and slides. (Various studios, 1910s-1990s) Fantastic assortment of film, television, music, and pop culture nitrate and acetate black-and-white negatives and transparencies, as well as all manner and processes of color negatives and transparencies ranging in size from 35mm to 11 x 14 in. The subjects included in this staggering archive are as diverse as one could hope to find, spanning the development of mass media itself in the 20th century. Film material features Golden Age Hollywood up through the end of the millennium, covering everything from art house fare to modern special effects extravaganzas, with nearly every conceivable genre represented: pre-code, Sci-Fi, horror, fantasy, exploitation, drama, women's pictures, crime and film noir, Westerns, etc. A hint at the breadth of film and TV titles: Cleopatra [Theda Bara, glass slide], Charlie Chaplin shorts [glass slides], The Petrified Forest, Dune [unique panoramic portraits], special portraits from The Breakfast Club, Back to the Future including rare early shots of Eric Stoltz as "Marty McFly" plus many hundreds with the finalized cast, Forbidden Planet [unique extraordinary portraits of Anne Francis], Lady and the Tramp, Lion King, Ferngully, Victor/Victoria, Star Wars film series, Star Trek film series and virtually all TV series, Twins, Robocop, Hair, Miami Vice, Planet of the Apes film series, Roots, Cheers, TJ Hooker, A-Team, One-Eyed Jacks, Nevada Smith, X-Files, The Simpsons, The Six Million Dollar Man, 1941, Columbo, The Sting, James Bond film series including From Russia With Love, Thunderball, You Only Live Twice, On Her Majesty's Secret Service, plus hundreds (more likely thousands) more. Celebrity portraits include John Wayne, John Ford, Michael Jackson, Village People, Johnny Carson, Smothers Brothers, Ricky Nelson, Oprah Winfrey, John F. Kennedy, Elizabeth Taylor, Audrey Hepburn, Clint Eastwood, Anthony Perkins, and hundreds (maybe even thousands) more. Archive was only cursorily inspected to identify this handful of highlights, and remains unmined for treasure, which means thorough in-person previewing is heavily encouraged. Vast majority remains in very good to fine archived condition.

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    Auction Dates
    June, 2018
    5th Tuesday
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