Tag Archives: Bonhams

Bacall and Bogart Personal Items up for Auction

Death is a way of life for classic movie fans. And if you don’t believe me, just search YouTube for TCM Remembers (and remember to have plenty of Kleenex handy). For many of us, the passing of Lauren Bacall last summer … Continue reading

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WIZARD OF OZ Dress Headlines Second TCM Auction

Updated: 4/25/14 12:30 p.m. As a classic film fan, and a collector, this was a good news/bad news sort of day. First, the good news: Turner Classic Movies announced today that they’ll be partnering with Bonhams for a second auction of … Continue reading

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The Maltese Falcon Sells for $3.5 Million at TCM Auction

“This is genuine coin of the realm,” Kasper Gutman (Sydney Greenstreet) says to Sam Spade (Humphrey Bogart) while haggling over the value of the Maltese Falcon in the 1941 film of the same name. He wasn’t kidding. Today at Bonhams … Continue reading

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I Found the Maltese Falcon

It’s “the stuff that dreams are made of,” Sam Spade (Humphrey Bogart) famously says of the elusive, titular statuette in John Huston’s THE MALTESE FALCON. Although none of the larcenous lead characters in the 1941 adaptation of Dashiell Hammett’s novel … Continue reading

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