Joseph C Wright Oscar hammers for $79,200 at Briarbrook Auctions

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2015-06-26 13:46:09

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Joseph C Wright Oscar hammers for $79,200 at Briarbrook Auctions

The Oscar was presented to art director Joseph C Wright for his work on My Gal Sal

An Oscar presented to art director Joseph C Wright for his work on My Gal Sal (1942) sold for $79,200 at Briarbrook Auctions in Rhode Island.

The lot exceeded an estimate of $30,000 by 164%.

Oscar My GalThe Oscar was awarded to Joseph C Wright for his work on My Gal Sal

The awards are a popular area of movie memorabilia, regularly achieving significant sums at auction.

This April an Oscar presented to cinematographer Gregg Toland for his work on Wuthering Heights (1939) made $155,000 at Nate D Sanders.

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