12 December 2000,
London, South Kensington
Price realised GBP 411
GBP 300 - GBP 500
Leonardo DiCaprio/The Beach, 2000
A pair of binoculars with blue tie-on paper label inscribed in black felt pen Richard's Look-Out Binoculars, SC133 Onwards, in common mount with a colour machine-print photograph of Leonardo DiCaprio as Richard, a document on 20th Century Fox Archives headed stationery concerning the provenance and a plaque inscribed Leonardo DiCaprio's binoculars, The Beach, overall measurements -- 23x23½in. (58.4x59.6cm.) framed -- purchased for the 2000 Twentieth Century Fox production The Beach; accompanied by a further document concerning the provenance (2)
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Richard uses similar binoculars in the film when Sal [Tilda Swinton] orders him to keep watch on his American aquaintances while they are making their way to the island.
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