A Christopher Reeve costume from 'Superman', 1978,
Lot 234
A Christopher Reeve costume from 'Superman', 1978,
Sold for £8,400 (US$ 14,052) inc. premium
Lot Details
A Christopher Reeve costume from 'Superman',
1978,
comprising: a pale blue stretch-fabric leotard with 'S' logo and yellow belt, shoulders with stud and Velcro fastening, with matching tights and a pair of soft red leather knee-length boots, each inscribed inside 11½, and non-original red nylon cape, the leotard and tights each with Berman & Nathans labels marked Christopher Reeves 12188 Superman

Footnotes

  • The vendor was a cameraman specialising in free-fall film work. Experiments were undertaken using a skydiver to see whether the flying sequences could be made more realistic than was technically achievable at that time. However, the results were not as successful as had been hoped.
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