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Oscar Auction Final Values
Orson Welles Oscar Best Screenplay “Citizen Kane” 1941        
December 2011
$861,542.00
Richard Day Oscar Best Black and White Art Direction 1942        
June 2009        
$53,775.00
Best Documentary Short 1949
April 2008
$65,725.00
Nathan Levinson Oscar Best Sound “Yankee Doodle Dandy” 1942        
November 2009
$89,625.00
Vivien Leigh Oscar Best Actress “Gone with the Wind” 1939
1993                
$563,000.00
Clark Gable Oscar Best Actor “It Happened One Night” 1934 (Purchased by Steven Spielberg and donated
back to Academy)
December 1996
$607,500.00
David O. Selznick Best Picture Oscar “Gone with the Wind” 1939 (Purchased by Michael Jackson)
June 1999        
$1, 542,500.00
George Stolls Oscar Best Score “Anchors Aweigh” 1945 (Purchased by Kevin Spacey and donated back to
Academy)
September 2001
$156,875.00
James Cagney Oscar Best Actor “Yankee Doodle Dandy” 1942        
October 2005
Failed to sell
William S.Darling Oscar Best Art Direction “Anna and the King of Siam”        
January 2005
$22,000.00
Harold Russell Oscar Best Supporting Oscar “Best Years of Our Lives” 1946
August 1992               
 
$60,500.00
Best Picture Oscar “An American in Paris” 1951
1989
$16,000.00
Bette Davis Oscar Best Actress “Jezebel”  1938 (Purchased by Steven Spielberg and donated back to
Academy)       
July 2001        
$578,000.00
Michael Curtiz Oscar Best Director “Casablanca” 1942
2003        
$232,000.00
Geza Herczeg Oscar Best Screenplay “The Life of Emile Zola”  1937
May 2005        
$35,250.00
Unknown Sci-Tech plaque/tablet Style award no inscription        
March 2011
$7,636.00
Norman Taurog Oscar Best Director “Skippy” 1931        
February 2012
$301,973
Best Picture Oscar “Cavalcade” 1933        
February 2012
$332,165
Farciot Edouart Sci-Tech plaque/tablet Oscar 1937   Dual Screen Transparency Setup     
February 2012
$72,295
First Special Effects Oscar Farciot Edouart  1938 Outstanding Transparency Special Effects “Spawn of the
North”        
February 2012
$96,227
“Wuthering Heights” Oscar Black & White Cinematography 1939
February 2012
$226,876
Herman Mankiewicz Oscar Writing “Citizen Kane” 1942        
February 2012
$588,455
Best Picture Oscar “How Green Was My Valley” 1941
February 2012
$274,520
Oscar Transparency Special Effects 1941 “Reap the Wild Wind” Farciot Edouart
February 2012
$87,475
Charles Coburn Best Oscar Supporting Actor The More the Merrier” 1943
February 2012
$170,459
Daniel Mandell Film Editing Oscar “The Best Years of Our Lives”        1946
February 2012
$116,428
Hugo Friedhofer Oscar Best Music “The Best Years of Our Lives” 1946
February 2012
$187,511
Paul Groesse Oscar Color Art Direction  “The Yearling” 1946
February 2012
$116,428
Oscar for "The Yearling" -- Best Color Cinematography 1946
February 2012
$128,066
Oscar for "A Double Life" -- Best Actor to Ronald Colman
February 2012
$206,250
Oscar for "Little Women" -- Color Art Direction
February 2012
$154,962
Oscar for "Gone with the Wind" -- Best Director Victor Fleming
December 1994
$244,500
John Lennon's  Oscar for the song "Let It Be" 1970
October 1992
$110,000