Wednesday, August 22

Collectors big on Bogart

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It would seem collectors prize movie memorabilia related to American screen and stage actor Humphrey Bogart.

It would seem collectors prize movie memorabilia related to American screen and stage actor Humphrey Bogart.

Bonhams of London sold the iconic lead statuette that caused Bogie so much strife in The Maltese Falcon in 1941 for R54 million. The piano on which he and Ingrid Bergman asked Dooley Wilson to “Play it again, Sam” in Casablanca fetched R45m two years later, also at a Bonhams sale. 

Weekend Argus Auctions

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