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  1. Daniel Craig's 'Casino Royale' Tuxedo Up For Auction

    Fans will have a chance to bid for a tuxedo Daniel Craig wore in his debut James Bond film, 2006’s Casino Royale.

    The 007 tux is going under the hammer along with several other collectibles and memorabilia as part of the Great British Movie Event, which will benefit the National Film and Television School.

    The auction is scheduled to take place on Tuesday, 17 June at Old Billingsgate in London. The full press release follows:

    Daniel Craig as James Bond in 'Casino Royale'

    Daniel Craig as James Bond in Casino Royale

    Daniel Craig’s tuxedo from Casino Royale is going under the hammer.

    The jacket, worn by 007 in the casino scene, will be sold at an auction hosted by Jonathan Ross and attended by stars including Hugh Grant, Rowan Atkinson, Stephen Fry and Richard Curtis.

    Cash raised from the Great British Movie Event will go to the National Film and Television School.

    Other lots include an uncorrected proof of the first Harry Potter novel, Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone, which has been signed by JK Rowling, as well as props from the movies.

    Animation firm Aardman is auctioning a collection of figurines, headed by Wallace and Gromit on their motorbike-and-sidecar, which survived the Bristol warehouse fire three years ago.

    Film production company Working Title is auctioning two walk-on parts on their next movie, romantic comedy Lost for Words.

    A bowling ball from The Big Lebowski, which has been signed by the Coen Brothers, an original painting from Brideshead Revisited, books signed by Grant, Keira Knightley, Ralph Fiennes, Sir John Mills and items autographed by the likes of Tom Stoppard, Mike Leigh and Jim Henson are also up for sale.

    The Great British Movie Event takes place on June 17 at the Old Billingsgate in London.

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    Devin Zydel @ 2008-06-12
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