‘30s, ‘40s Oscars Auctioned Off In Los Angeles

Photo: Los Angeles Times

Recently, Fifteen Oscar statuettes were auctioned off in Los Angeles, but not just any Academy Awards, some from the most classic eras in time, from 1930s and ‘40s, of course, from some of the best films ever, including the 1933’s Best Picture Award from “Cavalcade,” that went for $332,165.

The 1947 award for Best Actor from “A Double Life,” and 1943’s Best Supporting Actor award for “The More the Merrier” from Charles Coburn, but the biggest winner at the auction went for $588,455, from the film “Citizen Kane,” given to Herman Mankiewicz for the Best Screenplay Oscar. Another big bid was $274,520 for “How Green Was My Valley” a 1941 Best Picture award.

According to Nate D. Sanders, the auction house made more than $3 million in sales.

Source: Huffington Post

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