Bonhams & Butterfields Sells Indiana Jones, Tim Burton, Norma Shearer and Animation Art


LOS ANGELES, CA.- Bonhams & Butterfields’ Entertainment Memorabilia auction on June 26, 2011 in Los Angeles featured a wide variety of items related to Hollywood, Rock ‘n Roll and Animation Art. Highlights included pieces connected to Raiders of the Lost Ark, The Nightmare Before Christmas, The Rolling Stones, Charles Schulz, Douglas Fairbanks and Norma Shearer. Dr. Catherine Williamson, Director of Entertainment Memorabilia, said of the sale: “The market for both old and new Hollywood collectibles continues to grow. We saw strong participation online and in the saleroom for iconic pieces from the classic films of yesterday and today.” Props from Raiders of the Lost Ark were prominently featured during the June sale. Timed to coincide with the 30th anniversary of the film’s release in June of 1981, the offering included one of Indiana Jones’ six iconic bullwhips used in a stunt sequence (est. $50,