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Aug 16, 2004 | Collectibles | 0 comments

Alien collectable star of auction

BBC NEWS Entertainment
By Stephen Dowling
BBC News Online entertainment staff
Tuesday, 13 July, 2004

“The gruesome alien ‘chest-burster’ – an embryonic monster that emerges in bloody style from John Hurt’s chest in Ridley Scott’s 1979 sci-fi classic Alien, was among items up for auction in London on Tuesday.
The alien, which was eventually purchased by singer Chris de Burgh for just under £29,875, took pride of place among film and pop memorabilia items on show in Bonhams’ auction rooms.
…Alongside 50s matinee idol posters and photographs, one of the most collectable areas has been the props, costumes and model monsters from modern movie-making’s blockbuster phase.”

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