Lot 191. 2 Italian Posters for Marilyn Monroe Movies – “Niagara” and “River of No Return.” Monroe starred in “Niagara” in 1953 with Joseph Cotton and Jean Peters and in “River of No Return” in 1954 with Robert Mitchum and Rory Calhoun. She is the focus of both posters, which have a vertical fold in the center. The “Niagara” poster, 19.5” x 27.5”, has pin holes in the corners, multiple creases, a couple of small tears and a 1.25” x 1.75” chip along the bottom edge. The poster for “River of No Return,” titled “La Magnifica Preda” (“The Magnificent Prey”) for Italian audiences, measures 18” x 26”. It has six pin holes, various light creases and the numbers 3 and 29 punched into it. While the posters may not be perfetto, the images of Monroe are nonetheless magnifica!
Winning Bid $25
Lot 192. 150+ Simpsons “Interactive World of Springfield” Action Figures. Generally 5 to 6 inches tall, these figures were issued from 1999 to 2004 by Playmates Toys in 16 series or “waves.” The series included vehicles and playsets intended to create a miniature Springfield. All of these figures have been removed from their packages. They generally are nm to nm-m and have their related accessories. No vehicles or other playset elements are included. Playmates distributed some of the figures exclusively through K-B Toys. The figures in this collection range from Agnis Skinner through Wendell. There are multiple variations of the key Simpsons characters. Among the figures are Bleeding Gums Murphy, Blue Haired Lawyer, Bongo Homer, Brain Freeze Bart, Daredevil Bart, Dr. Stephen Hawking, Evil Homer, Itchy, King Kong Homer, Mr. Burns Dracula, Officer Marge, Snake, Sunday Best Lisa, Tuxedo Krusty and many more. Several smaller figures are also present and not included in the 150 total, including a “Deep Space Homer” set and a “Homer at Bat” group. We can provide a complete list of the regular figures in the collection.
Winning Bid $75