The Stuff Dreams are Made Of: Legendary Maltese Falcon Sells for $4 Million Dollars at TCM Bonhams Auction

A Century of Movie Magic: Iconic Movie Memorabilia auctioned off today thanks to TCM and Bonhams…

Alas, the Turner Classic Movies Bonhams “What Dreams are Made Of” auction is now over, and for those of us who weren’t able to bid on these one-of-a-kind collectibles of movie-making history, we’ll just have to live vicariously through those who secured these ever-precious classic movie treasures…

So without further ado, here are some of the spectacular items sold today at auction, in no particular order…

What Dreams are Made Of, yes indeedy!

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THE ICONIC LEAD STATUETTE OF THE MALTESE FALCON FROM THE 1941 FILM OF THE SAME NAME  PLEASE NOTE: NO ONLINE BIDDING FOR THIS LOT. Sold for US$ 4,085,000 inc. premium TCM Bonham's Auction NYC November 25, 2013

 ICONIC MALTESE FALCON LEAD STATUETTE FROM THE 1941 FILM

Sold for $4,085,000

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A VIVIEN LEIGH NEGLIGÉE FROM GONE WITH THE WIND TCM Bonham's Auction November 25, 2013

VIVIEN LEIGH NEGLIGÉE FROM GONE WITH THE WIND

Sold for $56,250

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Limelight by Charlie Chaplin original screenplay; TCM Bonham's Auction November 25, 2013SCREENPLAY OF CHARLIE CHAPLIN’S LIMELIGHT 

Sold for $1,625

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A WALT DISNEY STUDIOS CELLULOID OF THE MARX BROTHERS FROM MOTHER GOOSE GOES HOLLYWOOD TCM Bonham's Auction November 25, 2013

WALT DISNEY STUDIOS CELLULOID OF THE MARX BROTHERS FROM MOTHER GOOSE GOES HOLLYWOOD

Sold for $6,000

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CLARK GABLE JACKET FROM TOO HOT TO HANDLE TCM Bonham's Auction

CLARK GABLE JACKET FROM TOO HOT TO HANDLE

Sold for $5,000

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A RARE HANDWRITTEN OLIVER HARDY LETTER TCM Bonham's Auction November 25, 2013

RARE HANDWRITTEN OLIVER HARDY LETTER

Sold for $1,625

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FRED ASTAIRE SMOKING JACKET FROM THREE LITTLE WORDS TCM Bonham's Auction

FRED ASTAIRE SMOKING JACKET FROM THREE LITTLE WORDS

Sold for $6,875

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A SCREENPLAY OF WOMAN OF THE YEAR TCM Bonham's Auction November 25, 2013

SCREENPLAY OF WOMAN OF THE YEAR

Sold for $875

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A PAIR OF LAUREL AND HARDY DERBY HATS TCM Bonham's Auction November 25, 2013

A PAIR OF LAUREL AND HARDY DERBY HATS

Sold for $18,750

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A JOHN DECKER PORTRAIT OF HARPO MARX AS GAINSBOROUGH'S "BLUE BOY"

JOHN DECKER PORTRAIT OF HARPO MARX AS GAINSBOROUGH’S “BLUE BOY”

Sold for $11,875

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A LESLIE CARON COSTUME FROM THE GLASS SLIPPER TCM Bonham's Auction

LESLIE CARON COSTUME FROM THE GLASS SLIPPER

Sold for $2,500

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TWO PRELIMINARY DRAFTS OF THE SCREENPLAY FOR THE LADY EVE, BOTH SIGNED BY PRESTON STURGES TCM Bonham's Auction November 25, 2013

TWO PRELIMINARY DRAFTS OF THE SCREENPLAY FOR THE LADY EVE, BOTH SIGNED BY PRESTON STURGES

Sold for $6,875

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A SHIRLEY TEMPLE MAJORETTE JACKET FROM POOR LITTLE RICH GIRL TCM Bonham's Auction November 25, 2013

SHIRLEY TEMPLE MAJORETTE JACKET FROM POOR LITTLE RICH GIRL

Sold for $21,250

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Swing Time Poster TCM Bonham's Auction November 25, 2013SWING TIME POSTER

Sold for $7,500

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A DORIS DAY GOWN FROM IT'S A GREAT FEELING TCM Bonham's Auction November 25, 2013

DORIS DAY GOWN FROM IT’S A GREAT FEELING

Sold for $3,125

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A PAGE FROM NORMAN TAUROG'S LOG BOOK FOR IT HAPPENED AT THE WORLD'S FAIR, SIGNED BY ELVIS PRESLEY TCM Bonham's Auction

PAGE FROM NORMAN TAUROG’S LOG BOOK FOR IT HAPPENED AT THE WORLD’S FAIR, SIGNED BY ELVIS PRESLEY

Sold for $1,375

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A ROBERT PRESTON JACKET FROM THE MUSIC MAN TCM Bonham's Auction November 25, 2013

ROBERT PRESTON JACKET FROM THE MUSIC MAN

Sold for $2,500

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A GROUP OF SIGNED PHOTOGRAPHS OF HUMPHREY BOGART, PETER LORRE, AND SYDNEY GREENSTREET

GROUP OF SIGNED PHOTOGRAPHS OF HUMPHREY BOGART, PETER LORRE, AND SYDNEY GREENSTREET

Sold for $3,250

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A CARY GRANT SUIT FROM THE HOWARDS OF VIRGINIA TCM Bonham's Auction November 25, 2013

CARY GRANT SUIT FROM THE HOWARDS OF VIRGINIA

Sold for $5,000

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CLARK GABLE PERSONAL WRISTWATCH TCM Bonham's Auction

CLARK GABLE PERSONAL WRISTWATCH

Sold for $28,750

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TYPED LETTER SIGNED BY VIVIEN LEIGH

Sold for $600

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A BASIL RATHBONE JACKET FROM THE HOUND OF THE BASKERVILLES TCM Bonham's Auction What Dreams are Made Of

BASIL RATHBONE JACKET FROM THE HOUND OF THE BASKERVILLES

Sold for $13,750

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FINAL SCREENPLAY OF THE MALTESE FALCON

Sold for $27,500

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JOAN CRAWFORD DRESS FROM WHEN LADIES MEET TCM Bonham's Auction

JOAN CRAWFORD DRESS FROM WHEN LADIES MEET

Sold for $3,125

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THE MALTESE FALCON poster TCM Bonham's Auction November 25, 2013

THE MALTESE FALCON POSTER

Sold for $25,000

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A PETER FONDA PSYCHEDELIC SHIRT FROM EASY RIDER TCM Bonham's Auction

PETER FONDA PSYCHEDELIC SHIRT FROMEASY RIDER

Sold for $13,750

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A JAMES CAGNEY STERLING SILVER DRESSER SET TCM Bonham's Auction

JAMES CAGNEY STERLING SILVER DRESSER SET

Sold for $2,125

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And last, but certainly not least :)

THE 1940 BUICK PHAETON AUTOMOBILE FROM CASABLANCA TCM Bonhams Auction November 23, 2013 What Dreams are Made Of

THE 1940 BUICK PHAETON AUTOMOBILE FROM CASABLANCA

Sold for $461,000

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NOTE: ALL FINAL SALE PRICES TAKEN DIRECTLY FROM THE BONHAMS AUCTION SITE and INCLUDES BONHAM PREMIUM

–Annmarie Gatti for Classic Movie Hub

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