This Metropolis lobby card. (UFA, 1927) from a massive single-owner collection covering nearly the entire history of feature films will go under the hammer on June 29, 2015 at Profiles in History in Calabasas, Calif. It is estimated to fetch $20,000 – $30,000. Thematically one of the best cards in the set, featuring fantastic Paramount color and design, is part of offering of over 1,400 lots from the unparalleled historic Morris Everett, Jr. Collection of movie posters and lobby cards. This is believed to be the only existing example of this card. Virtually unhandled. The original German poster for this film has twice sold privately, for well in excess of $1 million.
There is incredible paper to be found in Everett’s collection from every genre and area of interest in the world of movie posters and lobby cards. You will undoubtedly find material from your most treasured movies and directors and featuring your favorite stars and artists from the earliest days of cinema to more contemporary titles.
The Auction Part I Morris Everett, Jr. by Profiles in History will be held on June 29 and June 30, 2015 in Calabasas.