Last Updated on 7/1/2005 by bidz

Brando trinkets snapped up
By Mark Coultan
July 2, 2005

“Christie’s this week auctioned off the personal effects of Marlon Brando. Their pre-sale estimate was $350,000 to $500,000. The auction raised almost $2.4 million…

…The star item was his working script for The Godfather, including 17 pages annotated in pencil with his notes. It sold for $318,000, smashing the previous record for a script, Clark Gable’s copy of Gone with the Wind, which sold in 1996 for $244,000.

The Godfather items were what collectors valued most.”

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