This year marks the 100th anniversary of the sinking of the Titanic. The value of items from the real Titanic is priceless, but nothing less aren’t valuable memorabilia from James Cameron’s 1998 film. Profiles in History will offer three iconic Hollywood items as a part of its “Drama, Action, Romance- The Hollywood Auction” on December 15 & 16. These are Kate Winslet’s dress from the Titanic, Orlando Bloom’s bow from The Lord of the Rings trilogy and Gort helmet from The Day the Earth Stood Still.
Kate Winslet’s dress, designed for her character in Titanic, “Rose DeWitt Bukater” is expected to fetch $200,000 – $300,000. Done by Deborah L. Scott, this dress was shown in the memorable scene when Rose and Jack, played by Leonardo DiCaprio, have their first meeting on the windswept deck of the Titanic, where Rose is attempting to leap to death.
Orlando Bloom’s bow, that he wore as “Legolas” throughout the entire The Lord of the Rings trilogy is expected to fetch $80,000 – $120,000. Galadriel (Cate Blanchett) presented Legolas with this beautiful “Lothlorien” bow at the gifting ceremony seen in the extended cut of The Fellowship of the Ring and was then used by Legolas as his weapon of choice for the rest of the epic The Lord of the Rings trilogy.
Gort helmet from The Day the Earth Stood Still is expected to fetch $100,000 – $150,000. This laser firing, vaporizing helmet is one of the greatest artifacts in science fiction film history, that was screened in The Day the Earth Stood Still, where “Klaatu”, played by Michael Rennie, the humanoid alien visitor comes to Earth, accompanied by apowerful eight-foot metal robot, “Gort”, to issue an ultimatum to humanity. The helmet up for auction was worn by 7 ft., 7 in.-tall actor Lock Martin in the scenes when the robot moved or walked.