Press Release

For Immediate release!


Over 400 Pieces of Original Artwork from the Top 100 Films of All Time
and Outstanding Hollywood Memorabilia

Props, Posters, Lobby Cards and Life Size Figures from
“King Kong”, “Terminator 3: Rise of the Machines”, “Aliens”,
“Gone with the Wind”, “Jurassic Park”, “Batman Returns”,
“Metropolis” “Dracula”, “Breakfast at Tiffany’s”, “Vertigo”
and More Coming Soon to Blockbuster Film Auction Event

King Kong Poster

Thursday, March 8, 2018

Osianama Archives 2018

A full color special brochure designed by Osian’s showcasing
many of these fine auction highlights can be found online here:


Life-size Terminator 3 screen figure

Los Angeles, California – (February 6th, 2018) – Julien’s Auctions, the world-record breaking auction house, announced today that PROPERTY FROM THE OSIANAMA ARCHIVES will be heading to the auction block March 8, 2018 in Los Angeles and live online. A significant part of the Hollywood category of the Osianama Archives, an outstanding, award-winning collection of some of the world’s most important film memorabilia and artwork, will be available for auction for the first time in history in this spectacular never before seen event. (center photo first page: King Kong poster)

T-rex dinosaur figure from The Lost World

From a life-size Terminator 3 screen figure to the monstrous Alien Queen’s maquette from Aliens to a gigantic T-rex dinosaur figure from The Lost World: Jurassic Park, the Osianama Archives features iconic production pieces, props and posters from the greatest and most influential films of all time. Some of the most prestigious original artwork representing nearly 100 years of classic Hollywood films by poster design masters Al Hirschfeld, Saul Bass, Alberto Vargas, Jean Mascii, Boris Grinsson, Reynold Brown, Albert Kallis, Tom Jung, Waldemar Swierzy, Andy Warhol and many more will be offered. From the legendary silent films of Charlie Chaplin and Buster Keaton to the German Expressionism

Audrey Hepburn - Breakfast at Tiffanys
of Fritz Lang, Erich von Stroheim, F.W. Murnau, Josef von Sternberg and Ernst Lubitsch to the glorious horror of Tod Browning, Lon Chaney, Bela Lugosi, Boris Karloff to the screen goddesses Greta Garbo, Carole Lombard, Vivien Leigh, Marlene Dietrich, Joan Crawford, Bette Davis, Rita Hayworth, Katharine Hepburn and Audrey Hepburn to icons and legends, Clark Gable, Alfred Hitchcock, Orson Welles, Humphrey Bogart, Marlon Brando, Marilyn Monroe, James Dean, Stanley Kubrick, Robert De Niro, Clint Eastwood and more, these masterpieces offer the finest in film poster history. In addition, some of Osianama’s historic lobby cards, purchased as part of the Leonard Schrader Collection, will join this Hollywood auction extravaganza. The late filmmaker and screenwriter Leonard Schrader’s astonishing collection and preservation of thousands of rare vintage lobby cards—the movie theater’s film advertisement posters that revolutionized the look of graphics—and other related pieces, spanning the silent film era to Hollywood’s Golden Age, are considered the sole surviving remnants of many long-lost films.


The Osianama Archives is the renowned archive-library-collection of world cinema built and housed by Osian’s, India’s pioneering arts and cultural institution and auction house, founded in 2000 by eminent arts and culture scholar-entrepreneur Neville Tuli. The vast collection curated by Tuli consists of more than 200,000 original objects of production items, film publicity material and memorabilia and serves as an unrivalled center of knowledge, learning, education and cultural history.

Scarlett O'Hara - Gone with the Wind

“Julien’s Auctions is thrilled to offer the Osianama Archives, the finest and most comprehensive collection of film memorabilia and artwork of the last century,” said Martin Nolan, Executive Director of Julien’s Auctions. “These rare and highly valued objects have served as a landmark for cinema as an art form and cultural reference and is certain to dazzle and delight any serious film memorabilia collector keen to own these pieces of Hollywood movie making history.”

Cast Resin Maquette of the Queen from Aleins

Over 400 pieces will be offered including: a full-size screen used figure of Arnold Schwarzenegger as the Terminator from Terminator 3: Rise of the Machines (2003) (estimate: $50,000-$80,000); an original French Grande (style A) poster for King Kong (1933) (estimate: $30,000-$40,000); a cast resin maquette of the Queen from Aliens (1986) (estimate: $20,000-$30,000); a Walter Plunkett costume sketch for the famous

Danny DeVito in character as The Penquin
green dressing gown worn by Vivien Leigh as Scarlett O’Hara in Gone With The Wind (1939) (estimate: $15,000-$20,000) (shown top photo left); a large Tyrannosaurus rex display figure from The Lost World: Jurassic Park (1997) (estimate: $15,000-$25,000); American six-sheet film posters for Jezebel (1938) (estimate: $10,000-$20,000), Flying Deuces (1939) (estimate: $10,000-$20,000) and Creature from the Black Lagoon (1954) (estimate: $15,000-$25,000); a life-size figure of Danny DeVito in character as The Penguin, from Batman Returns(1992) (estimate: $15,000-$25,000) (shown photo left); a lobby card for Fritz Lang’s film Metropolis (1927) (estimate: $8,000-$12,000) among six other rare artworks; an animatronic penguin soldier from Batman Returns (1992) (estimate: $8,000-$10,000); an American 40x60 poster for Breakfast at Tiffany’sstarring Audrey Hepburn (1961) (estimate: $8,000-$12,000); a study model of the Brachiosuarus produced for Jurassic Park (1993) (estimate: $6,000-$8,000); an Italian four-sheet poster for the Humphrey Bogart film classic Il Mistero del Falco (The Maltese Falcon) (1941) (estimate: $6,000-$8,000) and Silvano "Nano" Campeggi’s famously designed 1961 insert release of the classic Casablanca (1942) (estimate $4,000-6,000); two very rare lobby cards from Tod Browning and Lon Chaney Sr.’s lost
Buster Keaton's The General
classic London After Midnight (1927) (estimate: $4,000-$6,000); nine lobby cards (title card included) for Buster Keaton’s film The General (1926) (estimate: $5,000-$7,000) (shown photo right); six lobby cards (title card included) and one 8x10 photograph for the silent film Sunrise: A Song of Two Humans (1927) winner at the first Academy Awards for Unique and Artistic Picture (estimate: $6,000-$8,000); an animatronic alien bust from Alien 3 (1992) (estimate: $4,000-$6,000) (shown top photo right); an original treatment script by Arthur C. Clarke and Stanley Kubrick for 2001: A Space Odyssey (1968) (estimate: $3,000-$5,000); the iconic Saul Bass designed poster for Alfred Hitchcock’s Vertigo(1958) (estimate: $3,000-$5,000); The Lost World window card (1925) and a The War of the Worlds (1953) poster (both estimated: $3,000-$5,000) and more.


The Maltese Falcon Poster

A full color special brochure designed by Osian’s showcasing many of these fine auction highlights can be found online here:



The Hollywood Museum
in the Historic Max Factor Building
1660 N. Highland Ave (at Hollywood Blvd)
Hollywood, CA 90028

Wednesday, February 28, – Thursday, March 8, 2018
Daily: 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. PST
Closed Monday’s and Tuesdays

Thursday, March 8, 2018
Session I: 11:00 a.m. PST

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About Julien's Auctions

Julien’s Auctions is the world record-breaking auction house to the stars. Collaborating with the famous and the exclusive, Julien’s Auctions produces high profile auctions in the film, music, art and sports markets. Julien’s Auctions has received international recognition for its unique and innovative auction events, which attract thousands of collectors, investors, fans and enthusiasts from around the world. Julien’s Auctions specializes in sales of iconic artifacts and notable collections including Marilyn Monroe, John Lennon, Ringo Starr, Lady Gaga, Banksy, Cher, Michael Jackson, U2, Barbra Streisand, Les Paul, Neil Young, Elvis Presley, Frank Sinatra, Jimi Hendrix, Hugh Hefner, Pelé and many more.

In 2016, Julien’s realized $5 million in the historic auction of the Brazilian soccer icon, three-time World Cup Champion and FIFA Player of the Century’s collection of memorabilia, personal property and awards, which featured the sale of Pelé’s 3 World Cup Gold medals, sold for a combined total of US $970,992 (£674,300), including his 1970 World Cup winner’s medal sold for $427,100 (£346,000), which set world records for the most expensive Pelé item and the most expensive soccer medal ever sold at auction. In 2020, Julien’s shattered multiple records of sports jerseys sold at auction in the sale of a trio of historic #23 basketball jerseys worn by Michael Jordan (his historic 1984 “Signing Day” official Chicago Bulls rookie #23 which sold for $320,000, a new world record sale for a jersey worn by the 14 Time All-Star and five-time MVP legend), Barack Obama (the forty-fourth U.S. President’s 1979 #23 Punahou School jersey which sold for $192,000, a new world record selling price for a high school jersey) and Lebron James (the NBA legend’s 2003-2004 official Cleveland Cavaliers rookie year NBA jersey rookie season which sold for $128,000) which combined totaled $640,000 as well as Colin Kaepernick’s official San Francisco 49ers rookie jersey which sold for $128,000, a new world record for most expensive NFL jersey sold at auction. Other notable Sports memorabilia sold by Julien’s Auctions include Babe Ruth’s 1938 Brooklyn Dodgers coaching uniform which sold for $187,500 and NASCAR legend Richard Petty’s 1974 Dodge Charger Daytona race-winning car which sold for $500,000.

In 2016, Julien’s Auctions received its second placement in the Guinness Book of World Records for the sale of the world’s most expensive dress ever sold at auction, The Marilyn Monroe “Happy Birthday Mr. President” dress which sold for $4.8 million. Julien’s Auctions achieved placement in the Guinness Book of World Records in 2009 for the sale of Michael Jackson’s white glove, which sold for $480,000 making it the most expensive glove ever sold at auction. In 2020, Julien’s Auctions received its third Guinness Book of World Record placement for the sale of Kurt Cobain’s “MTV Unplugged” 1959 Martin D-18E acoustic-electric guitar, which sold for $6 million making it the world’s most expensive guitar ever sold at auction. In 2022, Julien’s Auctions sold the world’s second most expensive guitar ever sold at auction with Kurt Cobain’s “Smells Like Teen Spirit” music video 1969 Fender Mustang electric guitar, which sold for $4.5 million.

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