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Truly Horrifying Prop From The Shining Fetches 6 Figures

Axe used by Jack Nicholson auctioned for $175K

(Newser) - Update: Heeeere's $175,000. That's how much an anonymous buyer paid at auction for the axe used by Jack Nicholson in The Shining. The new owner was identified only as a businessman who is, not surprisingly, a fan of the Stanley Kubrick movie, reports TMZ . The winner outbid...

Brandon Lee's Fiancee: 'There's No Such Thing as a Prop Gun'

Lee, son of Bruce Lee, was killed on movie set in 1993, in similar way as Halyna Hutchins

(Newser) - The family of Brandon Lee, the actor who died in 1993 in a freak gun accident while filming The Crow, knows too well the feelings that the family of Halyna Hutchins is going through. After the 42-year-old cinematographer was killed last week in New Mexico when a gun being handled...

Original Iron Man Suit Stolen From Storage

It's one of 2 used in 2008 movie

(Newser) - In a development that would be a lot more alarming in the Marvel universe, Iron Man's suit is missing, presumed stolen. Police in Los Angeles say the iconic suit, one of two used in the first Iron Man movie, was taken from a prop storage facility some time between...

5 Crazy Film Props You Can Buy on eBay

If you need a cage for your velociraptor, we've got you covered

(Newser) - Looking for the perfect Valentine's Day gift for the movie buff in your life? The Week comes to the rescue with a list of pretty insane movie props actually for sale on eBay:
  • The velociraptor cage from the opening scene of Jurassic Park, complete with a full-size raptor model.
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Lucas Loses Copyright Fight Over Stormtroopers

Helmet designer can keep selling replicas: UK Supreme Court

(Newser) - For at least one day, the force is not with George Lucas. The head of the Star Wars empire has lost a lawsuit against a prop designer over the right to sell replica Imperial Stormtrooper helmets, reports the BBC . The UK Supreme Court ruled that Andrew Ainsworth—who designed the...

7 High-Profile Missing Movie Props

Ruby slippers, Maltese Falcon, Spider-Man costume have all disappeared

(Newser) - Important things vanish in movies all the time—ghosts, ninjas, starlets' clothing. But what happens to important props that may have aftermarket value? Quite often, they go missing. Mental Floss lists seven iconic movie props that mysteriously disappeared:
  • The Easy Rider motorcycle: Two copies of each bike in the counterculture
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