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July 24, 2002: Superman Movie Items Up For Auction

Cooper Owen will be holding another "At the Movies" auction on the 30th of July 2002 which contains several Superman and Supergirl-related items including one of Christopher Reeve's wigs from 'Superman III'! Please see below for full lot information.

Commission bids can be placed online and the auction will culminate with a live event in the new galleries at 23 Denmark Street, London at 7.00pm BST on the 30th July.

Lot 192 - An original pre-production design for 'Argo City' from 'Supergirl', 1984
A pencil production design for ARGO CITY featuring Elevations A, B, C, D, E & F, with production stamp. Mounted, framed and glazed. Overall measurements approx. 49 x 32 inch. (124 x 81 cm)
£80-120

193 - An original pre-production design from 'Supergirl', 1984
A production design for DETAIL HEART-LUNG MACHINE featuring three scale drawings of the apparatus, with production stamp listing the set as ACTION PROPS and that it was drawn by STEVE C. Mounted, framed and glazed. Overall measurements approx. 38 x 32 inch. (96 x 81 cm)
£80-120

194 - A pair of geologists pick axes from 'Superman', 1978
A light-weight wooden pick axe, painted to resemble the other actual pick manufactured by Stanley, both used in the film. (2) Each measures approx. 13.5 inch (34 cm) in length.
£100-150

195 - A small prop crystal from 'Superman', 1978
A prop special effects crystal used in the Fortress of Solitude, mounted over a custom made background featuring digital stills with descriptive text, in a perspex display case. Overall measurements 11 x 11 x 3.5 inch. (28 x 28 x 9 cm).
£150-200

196 - Clark Kent's softball trophy from 'Superman', 1978
A wood and plastic softball trophy with a plaque inscribed Clark Kent 1955 used as set dressing in Clark's bedroom in the first film in the Superman series.
£200-250

197 - Daily Planet newspaper from 'Superman', 1978
A prop Daily Planet newspaper with the headline CAPED WONDER STUNS CITY, featuring a photograph of Christopher Reeve as Superman. Mounted with the Superman insignia, framed and glazed. Overall measurements approx. 24 x 33 inch. (61 x 84 cm)
£150-250

198 - Three storyboard images from 'Superman II', 1979 and 'Batman', 1989
Three primarily pencil drawn, production-used storyboard images; one from Batman annotated THE BATWING MAKES IT'S FIRST TOUCHDOWN, another from Superman II showing our hero ascending with the title SUPERMAN LEAVES HIS PERCH AS WELL and thirdly, also from Superman II, depicting a fist-waving Zod, titled ZOD: "KILL HIM, KILL HIM"! In common mount, framed and glazed. Overall measurements approx. 42 x 14 inch. (107 x 36 cm)
£250-300

199 - Daily Planet newspaper from 'Superman III', 1983
A prop Daily Planet newspaper with the headline SUPERMAN GETS NAUGHTY, featuring a photograph of Christopher Reeve as Superman. Framed and glazed. Overall measurements approx. 19 x 25 inch. (48 x 63 cm)
£150-250

200 - Daily Planet newspaper from 'Superman III', 1983
A prop Daily Planet newspaper with the headline SUPERMAN SCANDAL, featuring a photograph of Christopher Reeve as Superman. Framed and glazed. Overall measurements approx. 19 x 25 inch. (48 x 63 cm)
£150-250

201 - One of Christopher Reeve's wigs from 'Superman III', 1983
One of the wigs worn by Reeves as Superman's alter ego Clark Kent, with label on the interior reading Chris Reeves Clark Kent No 3.
£200-300



2002 Movie News

Listed below are all the Movie News items archived for 2002 organized into 4 categories:

“Superman” and “Batman vs Superman” Movie News:

  • January 6, 2002: New Superman Movie News!
  • February 12, 2002: Superman Movies on WB's 2003 Schedule
  • February 15, 2002: Variety Confirms McG as Superman Movie Director
  • February 25, 2002: Superman Movie Petition
  • March 13, 2002: Will an Angel Become the Next Superman?
  • March 24, 2002: J.J. Abrams Talks New Superman Movie
  • April 4, 2002: Entertainment Weekly on New Superman Movie
  • April 17, 2002: J.J. Abrams Talks New Superman Movie
  • April 18, 2002: Brendan Fraser as Superman?
  • April 27, 2002: Comic Book Movies Article in USA Today
  • May 9, 2002: Superman to Return to Pinewood Studios?
  • May 19, 2002: TIME Magazine on Super-Heroes
  • June 25, 2002: “Batman vs Superman” Rumor
  • July 2, 2002: “Superman and Batman” Movie Coming 2004?
  • July 9, 2002: Details on “Batman vs Superman” Movie
  • July 9, 2002: More on the “Batman vs Superman” Movie
  • July 13, 2002: Peterson's Hints on “Batman vs Superman”
  • July 24, 2002: “Batman vs Superman” Movie Castings???
  • July 25, 2002: Warner Bros. Shoots Down Casting Rumors
  • July 31, 2002: TVGuide Poll: Superman vs Batman - RESULTS!
  • August 6, 2002: Casting and Timing Rumors on Superman Movies
  • August 13, 2002: “Batman vs Superman” Movie On Hold!
  • August 19, 2002: JJ Abrams “Superman” Script... Really Good!
  • August 19, 2002: The Death of the Super-Hero Film Franchise ... Again!
  • August 26, 2002: Latest Superman Movie Rumors
  • September 2, 2002: Information on the New Superman Movie Script
  • September 12, 2002: McG Talks Superman Movie
  • September 14, 2002: Confusion Over Director of New Superman Movie!
  • September 14, 2002: Keanu Reeves as Superman?
  • September 18, 2002: Brett Ratner Talks Superman Movie
  • September 23, 2002: A Review of the New Superman Movie Script ???
  • September 24, 2002: Superman Movie-Making Fiasco
  • September 26, 2002: Superman Movie Press Release
  • September 28, 2002: Superman Script Review Has Warner Bros. Fuming
  • September 29, 2002: JJ Abrams on AICN “Superman” Script Review
  • September 30, 2002: Hopkins Talks Superman Movie
  • October 5, 2002: More From Brett Ratner on Superman
  • October 10, 2002: EW's Selections for Superman
  • October 21, 2002: Brett Ratner Talks More on Superman
  • October 22, 2002: Ratner Discusses Plans for “Superman”
  • October 22, 2002: Ratner and Hopkins Talk Superman
  • October 24, 2002: Crew Rumors on New Superman Movie
  • October 27, 2002: Dini Denies “Superman” Movie Involvement
  • November 8, 2002: Comic Creators on new Superman Movie
  • November 11, 2002: Another Superman Movie Review
  • December 5, 2002: Spinotti - Director of Photography on Superman
  • December 10, 2002: Charlie Sheen as Lex Luthor?
  • December 14, 2002: WB President Talks Superman Movies
  • December 14, 2002: Charlie Sheen Rumor Shot Down
  • December 31, 2002: British Actor as Superman?

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