A Hollywood auction featuring Michael Keaton
costume and dinosaurs from the Jurassic Park
franchise has proved a huge success - raising a staggering $4.1 million. The 31st Profiles In History auction's top seller was a rare King Kong
six-foot film poster, one of only three known to exist, which sold for $345,000 - over $100,000 more than the reserve price.
Other hits at the event included the Batman
costume worn by Keaton in Batman Returns, which was snapped up by a superhero fan for $103,500, with Charles Middleton
's Ming The Merciless cape from 1936 movie classic Flash Gordon
selling for $115,000.
And movie monsters were another hit of the day, with one collector paying $126,500 for a leaping Alien Warrior figure from Aliens
, and a Velociraptor from The Lost World: Jurassic Park II
was sold under the hammer for $115,000.
The auction took place on March 27 and 28 in Los Angeles.
(This news article provided by World Entertainment News Network)