Premiere Props to stage Hollywood Extravaganza sale Dec. 9

‘Planet of the Apes’ (1968 and sequels), orangutan makeup on a display form, approximately 10 by 7 inches. Estimate: $600-$800. Premiere Props image

EL SEGUNDO, Calif. – Premiere Props will sell memorabilia from film, television and sports at their Hollywood Auction Extravaganza XLVI on Saturday, Dec. 9. Absentee and Internet live bidding is available through LiveAuctioneers.

The auction includes costumes, props and memorabilia from the Planet of the Apes, W.C. Fields, Howard Hughes, Rudolph Valentino, Mars Attacks and Tusk, as well as Michael Jackson items. Autographs from boxing greats Muhammad Ali, Joe Frazier, Ken Norton, Larry Holmes and George Foreman will also be auctioned.

Original Planet of the Apes (1968) props include an Orangutan’s face makeup on a display form (above).

Comedian and actor W.C. Fields’ trademark straw hat with black and red hat band is another highlight.

W.C. Fields’ straw hat, which the legendary movie comic often wore. Estimate: $4,000-$6,000. Premiere Props image

Silent-film star Rudolph Valentino had cobra-form hood ornaments on all his automobiles. A coiled cobra hood ornament specially designed for his ‘Isotta Fraschini’ roadster will be sold at the auction.

Rudolph Valentino cobra hood ornament specially designed for his Isotta Fraschini roadster. Estimate: $1,000-$3,000. Premiere Props image

Several lots associated with reclusive studio mogul and industrialist Howard Hughes (below) are featured in the auction.

Howard Hughes 8-by-10 photo with picture approval note. Estimate: $1,000-$3,000. Premiere Props image

“We are thrilled that Hollywood Extravaganza offers collectors and fans an opportunity to own memorabilia from the golden age of Hollywood,” said Dan Levin, executive vice president of Premiere Props.

For more information, call 310-322-PROP or 888-761-PROP.