LONDON (Reuters) – A sketchbook revealing early costume designs for Darth Vader, Luke Skywalker and other “Star Wars” characters is expected to sell for more than 100,000 pounds ($130,000) at auction in London next week.
The colored pencil sketches, drawn by Oscar-winning costume designer John Mollo between 1975 and 1976, closely resemble the final designs used in the original 1977 sci-fi film “Star Wars: A New Hope” by director George Lucas that kicked off lucrative movie and television franchises.
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“It is very rare to see anything (like this) come up at auction,” Katherine Schofield from Bonhams auction house told Reuters at a preview on Thursday.
“To have something of this magnitude, of this scale, from the estate of somebody who worked on the film and was...
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