Memorabilia

Very, Very Cool!!!

Steve McQueen’s iconic ‘Bullitt’ Mustang found in scrapyard The iconic Mustang GT Steve Mcqueen drove in 1968 movie Bullitt has been found in a Baja, California scrapyard. The car went missing shortly after filming wrapped and McQueen spent years unsuccessfully […]

I want to go to there!!

‘A Christmas Story’ House and Museum Nabs Ralphie Parker’s Red Ryder BB Gun A Christmas Story House and Museum has acquired the holy grail of “A Christmas Story” memorabilia — an original, custom-made Red Ryder BB gun used in the […]

I’ll go and see that for a dollar!!

Bronze ambition: Robocop to join Rocky, Fonzie Statues of prominent figures have long been used to inspire civic pride and, taking a cue from Rocky in Philly, the city of Detroit is poised to get its own movie-inspired ambassador. In […]

As it should!!

Farrah Fawcett’s red swimsuit goes to Smithsonian WASHINGTON ñ The red swimsuit that helped make “Charlie’s Angels” actress Farrah Fawcett a 1970s icon became part of the Smithsonian’s collection Wednesday on what would have been her 64th birthday. Fawcett’s longtime […]

I want one!!

John Lennon coin issued by UK Royal Mint LONDON ñ Most British coins bear the likeness of Queen Elizabeth II ó but now she’s been joined by John Lennon, honored Friday with a commemorative coin struck by the Royal Mint. […]

Woo hoo!!!

UK makes Abbey Road Studios a historic building LONDON ñ The Beatles’ Abbey Road Studios were officially declared a historic building Tuesday, a move that will help preserve the cultural landmark that is a magnet for fans worldwide. The crosswalk […]

Will you buy anything?

Michael Jackson concert merchandise for sale LOS ANGELES ñ Michael Jackson’s comeback concerts will never happen, but you can still get the T-shirt. Merchandise from Jackson’s “This Is It” tour, which was scheduled to begin Monday in London, will be […]

Psst! – The house might be in Cleveland but the movie was shot in Toronto!

Fan restores ‘Christmas Story’ house CLEVELAND (AP) ó Ralphie Parker and Brian Jones know what it’s like to want something. For Ralphie, the object of desire was an official Red Ryder, carbine-action, 200-shot, range model air rifle. (Go ahead, say […]

As long as Pooh’s colour stays brown, they can change what they want.

Disney gives Pooh a makeover for 80th anniversary LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – Winnie the Pooh is getting a makeover as the Walt Disney Co presses its second-largest franchise into play for a larger share of the $21 billion preschool market, […]

I didn’t buy it, but I did buy a Blue Jays bowling ball this week!!

‘Metropolis’ film poster sells for record $690,000 LONDON (Reuters) – A poster for the classic German 1920s film “Metropolis” has been sold for a world record $690,000 to a private collector from the United States, the London gallery which arranged […]