• Vintage Film Posters and Film  auction at Christies

    Sale 5872

    Vintage Film Posters and Film Memorabilia

    24 November 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 386

    Denholm Elliott

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    Denholm Elliott
    A bronze BAFTA award of theatrical mask design, mounted on a wooden plinth with attached bronze plaque engraved The British Academy Of Film and Television Arts, awarded to, Denholm Elliott, for, Trading Places, in the category, Best Supporting Actor, 1983 -- 10¾in. (27.5cm) high


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    Denholm Elliott was awarded this BAFTA for his role as Dan Akroyd's kindly butler Coleman in the Paramount Pictures film Trading Places.
    This style of BAFTA award, designed by American sculptor Mitzi Cuncliffe was introduced in 1959 and has remained the same ever since.

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    Provenance

    The Elliott Family