Harrison Ford’s blaster from BLADE RUNNER, an original 1931 FRANKENSTEIN movie poster, Charlton Heston’s PLANET OF THE APES costume, Darth Maul’s lightsaber from THE PHANTOM MENACE and the CREATURE FROM THE BLACK LAGOON mask are just a sample of the Hollywood memorabilia up for grabs at the Profiles in History Auction being held April 30 and May 1.

The auction includes amazing items from sci-fi legend Forrest J Ackerman’s estate (like a copy of Bram Stoker’s DRACULA autographed by Bela Lugosi, Christopher Lee & John Carradine), SF marketing guru (and longtime STARLOG pal) Jeff Walker’s incredible BLADE RUNNER collection, the works of Tim Burton and Stan Winston Studio creations. There are also fine art photography, movie posters, costumes, props and more. The worldwide bidding begins at noon (PT) on April 30 and 11 a.m. (PT) on May 1 and can be placed either in person, via mail, phone, fax or live on the Internet at http://www.liveauctioneers.com/auctioneer/profiles-in-history

(The actual auction page for Deckard’s gun is here: liveauctioneers.com)

So, log on and see if you can obtain part of cinematic history—in fact, up for bid are some 1,100 items associated with such other sagas as FORBIDDEN PLANET, BATMAN, JURASSIC  PARK, TERMINATOR, X-MEN, SLEEPY HOLLOW, and ZORRO. For a catalog (featuring an intro by longtime Ackerman acolyte John Landis) and more info, see their website, http://www.profilesinhistory.com

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