Escape From New York
Description (Heritage Auctions):
Borgnine Cap from Escape From New York. Embassy, 1981. Classic yellow
canvas Cabbie's cap, black rim and visor, three metal lapel buttons affixed to
front, inside notes in part size "7 3/8," purposely distressed with dirt and
grime; worn by the star as "Cabbie" in the cult classic directed by John
Carpenter that starred Kurt Russell.
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Description (Profiles in History):
Kurt Russell "Snake Plissken"
MAC-10 prop machine gun from Escape From New
York. (Embassy, 1981) Vintage original
MAC-10 machine gun stunt prop. Constructed of cast polyfoam over internal
supporting metal rod armature with a metal plate at the butt. The 21 x 12 in.
prop features a rifle scope mounted onto a sound suppressor and integral
magazine. Expertly studio painted and finished to appear as a real weapon.
Maker's inscription transferred from the casting reads, "M10. CAL 9MM PAR/RPB
Industries, INC./Atlanta, GA. U. S. A." and "91572" at end of barrel. Exhibiting
age, wear and some surface crazing. In vintage very good condition.
Barbwire Baseball Bat Weapon
This baseball bat was acquired by the production for use by various
extras during filming. The bat is a Louisville Slugger with metal barbwire
attached around the top section. Wear from use and storage is present. Measures
33.5" in length.
Stunt Barbwire Baseball Bat Weapon
This baseball bat weapon was custom-made by the production for use by various
extras during filming of stunts. The bat is made of foam rubber over metal core
and was molded from a Louisville Slugger. Metal wire is attached around the top
to simulate the look of barbwire. Wear from use and storage is present. Measures
33.5" in length.
Brain's Romero Killer Knife
Description (eBay Seller): Up for
auction is a super rare prop from Escape From New York. This is from John
Carpenter's original movie with Kurt Russell. This baby is the real deal. Not
foam rubber. This was designed by the famous weapon's designer from the movie.
This baby is all hand made. You will never find another like this. This is all
custom made out of hardened steel. This baby is sharp as hell. It measures 13"
long with a 11 inch blade. that is 1/4 of an inch thick. This weights close to 3
pounds. The handle and blade are made to look it was made with gold nuggets.
This was used as a background knife for one of the main actors. This is priced
so only a truly serious bidder will get it. This baby will make a nice addition
to your movie prop collection. This was acquired a movie prop sale here in
Hollywood. This does not come with any doc's, cert's or COA's, so please bid at
your own discretion.
USPF Eagle Sign
Description: Unused USPF Eagle Sign provided by Production Designer Joe Alves.
Air Force One Miniature Model
Description (Profiles in History):
This is the screen-used filming miniature of Air Force One visible in the film's
opening hijack sequence. This impressive miniature is constructed of resin,
hand-painted and detailed with Great Seal of the U.S., American flag and other
decals and is outfitted with internal fiber optics that illuminated the
starboard side of the aircraft's passenger windows, wings and vertical
stabilizer. The bottom of the fuselage has a threaded hole for the armature
attachment and it measures 29 in. long with a 23 in. wingspan. It exhibits some
cracking and light wear, the port side horizontal stabilizer is detached. It
includes three miniature New York City special effects buildings, measuring 5
in. x 4 in. x 4 in., from Plissken's glider flight as well as small shelf and
mounting rod that makes for a great display. A fantastic piece and key plot item
from of the film.
Wireframe Miniature Buildings (Larger Set)
(Profiles in History):
An incredible collection of 13 miniature special effects skyscrapers from Kurt
Russell "Snake Plissken's" memorable fly-in sequence above the streets of New
York City. Snake pilots his glider between the city's buildings that are
rendered in miniature. The buildings are constructed of wood with hand-painted
windows or covered in matte black paper with white grid lines for the visual
effects sequence displayed on Plissken's glider monitors, some with production
notations handwritten on the bases. They range in size from 2 ¼ in. x 1 ¾ in. x
½ in. to as large as 9 in. x 4 ½ in. x 4 ½ in. Exhibit some wear, with scuffing
and some paper peeling at corners but remain in remarkable condition. An iconic
set of visual effects pieces from this cult classic.
Wireframe Miniature Buildings (Smaller Set)
A lot of 5 original, custom-made miniature SPFX buildings, hand-made
under the supervision of James Cameron (?) during the filming of the cult classic
motion picture Escape From New York. Filmed practically by Cameron (?) when he was
a SPFX cameraman on the film. These buildings were utilized to create simulated
computer animated graphics seen on Snake Pliskin's (portrayed by Kurt Russell)
cockpit viewscreen, as he glides into New York City, which has been turned into
a maximum security prison colony. These building miniatures are scarce and quite
unique. Used prior to the advent of the sophisticated digital computer
technology that James Cameron would help usher into the film industry in later
years. The buildings range in size from 1.75" tall to 1.25" tall.
Description (1) (Premiere Props): From John Carpenter's 1981 cult
classic Escape From New York. A three-sided miniature building used to
recreate New York City's sprawling metropolis. The building is constructed of
pressed cardboard with windows glued on, and smaller wood or styrofoam rooms on
the roof. One corner has become unglued. 'Thick, hot pressed' is printed on the
inside, as is a pencil drawn Z, likely used for easy placement in the miniature
city. (Measures approx. 6" x 3 3/4" x 1 1/2")
This clapper board was used during filming and features the film's title and
markings from its final shot. Showing signs of use, a great artifact from the
production of the film.
(By James Cameron)
Avco Embassy Script
Isaac Hayes Bound Gift Script