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    The Black Hole Robot Head Prop (Walt Disney, 1979). This film was the first Disney film to earn a PG rating. Joe Hale was part of the team (which included Peter Ellenshaw) that was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Visual Effects for this film. It premiered in the UK on 12/18/79 and the US on 12/21/79. This lot is a rare robot head prop from the film. It carries a certain Darth Vader influence. 12" x 13". The lot also comes with a photo of Hale with the robot in the background, as well as an opening day brochure. Props from this movie are considered rare. Good condition. From the Joe Hale Archives.

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    Auction Dates
    December, 2017
    9th-10th Saturday-Sunday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 16
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    I have done a preliminary analysis and the total of the hammer prices was $67,550. With BP, the final figure was $80,722.25. That is against the total insurance value of $34,785 or 2.32 x ‘pre-auction estimate’. Incredible, really, so a big thanks.
    Mark A.,
    Stratford-Upon-Avon, UK
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