The first Golden Closet sale was held in 1996 by Breanna Livie, Livie quickly established a highly skilled team of researchers, graphic designers and photographers trained in the preservation of Hollywood artefacts.

Livie's family history is rich with Hollywood costumes, her grandparents Charles and Tillie James, along with her father Jim Livie, founded the Costume Rentals Corporation (CRC), one of the first independent motion picture costume companies. The family went on to provide Hollywood with costumes for almost 50 years.

Highlights from the sale at Julien's include Orson Welles Citizen Kane complete suit, John Belushi's screen worn sunglasses from The Blues Brothers movie, Charlton Heston's head piece from The Ten Commandments and the original Terminator prop gun used by Schwarzenegger.

211219_2 A headpiece worn by Charlton Heston as Moses in The Ten Commandments (Paramount, 1956)

209583_2 A cowl worn by Michelle Pfeiffer as Catwoman/Selina Kyle in Batman Returns (Warner Bros., 1992) directed by Tim Burton

52958.00 Scarface grenade launcher

And that's just a few from the film section of the sale. Television shows including ''The Sopranos," "Happy Days" and "The Dukes Of Hazzard" are all represented.

One of the most historically important pieces in the sale is the grenade launcher from Scarface which Al Pacino's character Tony Montana famously introduces as: "Say Hello to My Little Friend."

Al Pacino as Tony Montana in Scarface Image via Canvas 101 Al Pacino as Tony Montana in Scarface
Image via Canvas 101

Classic cult hits The Big Lebowski and Anchorman will be included in the sale as Jeff Bridges' costume from the former and Will Ferrell's suit from the latter will be going under the hammer.

The Collection of the Golden Closet sale will be held on November 20th.

Check out Julien's on Barnebys here.

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