One-of-a-kind items from the mesmerizing Roman epic Gladiator, including two round gladiator shields used by Russel Crowe during the thrilling fight scenes, are now available to own. Amazon.com Auctions today announced the exclusive Gladiator auction of unique props and memorabilia from the film that is sure to “reign” at the box office this summer. Fans can preview the items now at www.amazon.com/gladiator-auction.
The Gladiator auction opens for bidding on Thursday, May 11, and concludes on Wednesday, May 17. All items are authentic and direct from DreamWorks SKG, and bids for each item start at just $1.
AUCTION ITEMS INCLUDE: ^ * Commodus’s (Joaquin Phoenix) throne from the Colosseum ^ * Two Round Gladiator Shields used by Russel Crowe during fight scenes (26″ diameter) ^ * Roman Emperor Parade Staff – Head of a Lion with Maroon Tassle (111″ long) ^ * Several props used throughout the filming of the epic’s battle scenes including: ^ * Three Roman Army Spears (78″ long) ^ * Two Rectangular Black Battle Shields ^ * One Oval Red Battle Shield ^ * One Rectangular Red Battle Shield ^ * Five Swords ^ * Four Bow & Arrows
WHEN: Bidding begins Thursday, May 11 – Wednesday, May 17
Go to: [ www.amazon.com/gladiator-auction ]
Posted on May 11, 2000 in News by Film Threat Staff
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