Date Sold: 27/09/2016
A promotional photograph and set of ephemera from Richard Donner’s superhero film Superman. The autographed black-and-white photograph shows Superman (Christopher Reeve) in his famous costume standing above the skyline of Metropolis.
Accompanying the still is a copy of The Making of Superman the Movie book, Les Bowie’s signed Special Effects in Motion Pictures book, a handwritten note from actress Susannah York who played Superman’s mother Lara, and an obituary for Special Effects Artist Les Bowie. The set displays some wear from use and time in storage, including creases along the spine of the ‘Making of’ book. Dimensions (largest piece): 36 cm x 23 cm (14″ x 9″)
Estimate: £120 – £150