This is a fascinating and unique RARE Hollywood Film RKO Pictures Egyptian Cleopatra Movie Prop Wall Sculpture, depicting the portrait of Cleopatra or another Egyptian Pharoah. This sculpture is completely hand molded and comprised of some sort of early terra cotta or plaster and straw please see detailed photos which depict the material.
This old movie prop has an inventory mark on the verso which reads: RKO D. Pictures produced dozens of films, and this is likely from a film with a desert or Egyptian setting, or perhaps a Biblical period piece. Maybe you recognize this item?Approximately 21 inches tall x 17 1/2 inches wide x 4 3/4 inches at its deepest point. This piece likely dates to the 1930's - 1950's. Good condition for age and film use, with mild scuffing, edge wear and minor material loss throughout please see photos.
Acquired from an old estate in Los Angeles, California. Please check out my other listings for more wonderful and unique artworks!American motion-picture studio that made some notable films in the 1930s and'40s. Radio-Keith-Orpheum originated in 1928 from the merger of the Radio Corporation of America. The Keith-Albee-Orpheum theatre chain, and the American Pathé production firm. Though it was one of the major studios in Hollywood, RKO spent much of its 25 years' existence struggling for financial stability. During the 1930s RKO produced the well-known Fred Astaire-Ginger Rogers series of musicals and the early films of Katharine Hepburn. Among RKO's other better-known films were. (1931), from the novel by Edna Ferber; King Kong. (1933), one of the first monster films; John Ford's. (1935); and Orson Welle's Citizen Kane. (1941), now considered a masterpiece in cinema techniques. Jacques Tournier and Alfred Hitchcock directed. Several well-known psychological thrillers for the studio in the 1940s. Reorganizations, the firm continued under the name RKO General, Inc. Owning and operating radio and television stations, theatres, and related enterprises. This item is in the category "Entertainment Memorabilia\Movie Memorabilia\Props\Originals". The seller is "willsusa_utzeqm" and is located in this country: US. This item can be shipped to United States, Canada, United Kingdom, Denmark, Romania, Slovakia, Bulgaria, Czech Republic, Finland, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Malta, Estonia, Australia, Greece, Portugal, Cyprus, Slovenia, Japan, China, Sweden, Korea, South, Indonesia, Taiwan, South Africa, Thailand, Belgium, France, Hong Kong, Ireland, Netherlands, Poland, Spain, Italy, Germany, Austria, Bahamas, Israel, Mexico, New Zealand, Singapore, Switzerland, Norway, Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirates, Qatar, Kuwait, Bahrain, Croatia, Republic of, Malaysia, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Panama, Trinidad and Tobago, Guatemala, Honduras, Jamaica, Barbados, Bangladesh, Bermuda, Brunei Darussalam, Bolivia, Ecuador, Egypt, French Guiana, Guernsey, Gibraltar, Guadeloupe, Iceland, Jersey, Jordan, Cambodia, Cayman Islands, Liechtenstein, Sri Lanka, Luxembourg, Monaco, Macau, Martinique, Maldives, Nicaragua, Oman, Peru, Pakistan, Paraguay, Reunion, Vietnam, Uruguay.