More than 50 VHS tapes of auditions by the likes of Brad Pitt, Leonardo DiCaprio, Gwyneth Paltrow, and Julianne Moore will no longer be up for bids during the Julien’s Auctions “Hollywood Legends” sale.
The auction house pulled the tapes and issued a statement after complaints were received from actors’ union SAG-AFTRA — which declared that “auditions are not public performances” – and the Casting Society of America.
Even without the tapes, Julien’s still has hundreds of lots that include costumes, props and other Hollywood memorabilia, and the auction will be held as planned from April 5-6.
Click through the gallery to see some of the big ticket items — some of which are estimated to fetch upwards of $60,000-$80,000 — up for grabs. READ FULL STORY »