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Doing At Auction As Bidden

There are certain enduring institutions that guide me as a screenwriter: the Shavelson-Webb Library of the Writer’s Guild Foundation, the Producer’s Guild of America, Women In Film Los Angeles, and Turner Classic Movies. 2,141 more words

What was Jane Austen Reading?

A Bonhams auction this past summer sold a dated (January 1811) Jane Austen signature for over £23,000! The auction house contends the paper indicates this once was written on the “flyleaf of a book”: 54 more words

Jane Austen

Cowardly Lion Costume From 'Wizard of Oz' Sells for More Than $3 Million

The Cowardly Lion costume worn by Bert Lahr in the 1939 classic “The Wizard of Oz” sold for nearly $3.1 million on Monday.

The costume is made of real skins and fur, … 100 more words


Unver Shafi

Unver Shafi is a painter of light and shade, large abstract works, urban fairytales, form and movement. The artist graduated in 1984 from Kenyon College, U.S.A. 65 more words


Islamic Art Auctions, Fall 2014 - Some notes

Sometimes researchers tend to close themselves in an ivory tower made of books, articles, journals and objects of art (in my case inscriptions), without considering how the world outside actually relies on money. 1,081 more words

Islamic Art

Classic Schumacher F1 car to be auctioned

Michael Schumacher’s first podium-position Formula One car is to be sold at auction later this month.

The car, a Benetton-Ford B191B, enabled the legendary German F1 driver to reach third place in the race in 1992, in what would turn out to be the last Mexican Grand Prix to date. 278 more words

Motoring News

Day 14: Disraeli had sherry and beaten egg. Or did he?

OK, so the NCTJ is probably not going to target despatch box drinks in our exam on Essential Public Affairs.

In all probability, I’ll never need to know about them in my professional life. 412 more words