23 Nov Creature Features Story: An Exhibition & Auction
THE CREATURE FEATURES STORY
Greetings, my friends. You are all interested in the fantastic, the strange, the macabre. That is why you are here. This is a tale, over a quarter-century in the making. A tale about one fan’s passion. One store. One social nexus for both cinematic creators and the ardent disciples who worship them.
And now, for the first time we are bringing to you the full story of what happened in a little store that started in Burbank, California…
The props, the memorabilia, the art. My friends, we cannot keep this a secret any longer.
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The Creature Features Story: An Exhibition & Auction!
Join us in the Spring of 2019, as we celebrate the 25th Anniversary of Creature Features in an unprecedented exhibition and auction. Peekaboo Gallery is proud to present a retrospective event, commemorating a legendary Hollywood fan store and the fantastic subject matter it covets.
Through our theatrical exhibition, themed events and artfully curated catalog, we will tour all sides of what Creature Features is about. Horror, Science Fiction, Fantasy, and all pop-culture things in-between shall be presented through the lens of this most beloved emporium. Movies, television, music, comics and literature all are represented in some of the most rare and diverse collections to come up for auction, from some of the world’s most prominent collectors.
NOW TAKING CONSIGNMENTS!
We are looking for the best themed memorabilia that represents what Creature Features has always had to offer: wondrous Hollywood entertainment and pop-culture that will last the ages!
This is an incredible opportunity for sellers and buyers, freaks and geeks to come together in an unprecedented themed event and auction. We already have an incredible line-up of rare and fun items. Why not take this opportunity to showcase your memorabilia along with some of the best on the market? Whether it’s one unique artifact or an entire, lifelong collection, we’re interested in seeing what you have. Contact us to submit your items!CLICK HERE TO CONSIGN
We’re Looking for (and the categories we’re featuring):
Items can include artwork, props, rare collectables, one-of-a-kind, posters, toys and any related of the following categories:
· Animation Art
· Harry Potter, Lord of the Rings
· Stop Motion (Ray Harryhausen, Willis O’Brien, King Kong)
· Illustration art
· Wizard of Oz
· Jim Henson (Muppets, Dark Crystal, Labyrinth)
· Ray Harryhausen
· Disney (non-theme park)
· George Lucas & Steven Spielberg
· Ray Bradbury
· Early Cinema – (Fritz Lang, George Meilles, etc)
· 30s-40s Hollywood – (Flash Gordon, etc)
· Television Sci-Fi- (Twilight Zone, Outer Limits, Gerry Anderson, Dr. Who, 70s)
· Star Trek & Gene Roddenberry (TV, movies, one-shots, development)
· Irwin Allen (Lost in Space, Voyage to the Bottom of the Sea)
· Classic Sci-Fi – Forbidden Planet, 2001: A Space Odyssey, 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea, Planet of the Apes
· Spielberg & Lucas – (Raiders, Star Wars, Close Encounters, etc)
· Spielberg & Lucas Rip Offs – (Italian cinema, low budget sci-fi, porn)
· The Bronze Plated Age – 70s & 80s Sci Fi – (Battlestar Galactica, Planet of the Apes, Logan’s Run, Robocop, Verhoeven, Zemeckis, Ridley Scott)
· Hunger Games
· Pinball/Video games related
HORROR: “Gods and Monsters!”
Early Cinema – (Nosferatu, Dracula, Der Golemn)
· Universal Monsters and others
· 1950s – (Post-War, Drive Ins, Hitchcock, Atomic Horror & Communism, Television/Shock Theater, Horror Hosts)
· 1960s – (Magazines/Pop-Horror such as Famous Monsters, Hammer films, Japanese Monster/Toho Studios, William Castle)
· 1970s/80s – (Spielberg, Corman, Carpenter, Cronenberg, Hooper, etc. Alien & Aliens)
· Pinball/Video games related
(Perhaps some related model kits, limited editions peppered throughout this section)
· Tim Burton
· Stephen King
· Walking Dead
· Buffy the Vampire Slayer
· Halloween ephemera
· Artwork, both old and new
· Vintage and new custom costumes (Ben Cooper, Don Post, etc)
· Décor (vintage and new)
· Hollywood animation (Charlie Brown, etc)
· They Did It Themselves Halloween!
(Private Haunted Houses and Home Displays, props, design, etc)
COMICS, TOYS & MODELS
· Vintage comics
· Vintage Artwork
· Television & Related Toys (Monster, Space, Superhero, etc)
· Animated Characters
· Monster (Aurora, Hamilton’s Invaders, MARX, etc)
· Sci-Fi (Tin Robots, Shogun Warriors, Transformers, Mars Attacks, etc)
· Haunted Mansion
· Universal Studios Tour
· Knott’s Berry Farm (Knott’s Scary Farm)
· Carnival & Themed Restaurants
· Movieland Wax Museum
MAGIC & ODDITIES
· Stage Magic History and Ephemera
· Stage Equipment
· Freak and Side Show Banners, artifacts, etc
· Vintage Photography
Please inquire with Peekaboo Gallery at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 626.800.3555 and we’ll respond in short order. Please leave your name, email address, phone number and the items you’re interested in consigning.