'King Kong' poster tops at Hollywood auction

March 31, 2008 1:34:06 PM PDT
An oversized six-sheet poster for the 1933 film classic "King Kong" fetches $345,000.

The auction, put on March 27 and 28 by Profiles in History, raised $4.1 million from the sale of more than 1,100 pieces.

Other items included: $115,000 for a screen-used velociraptor from "The Lost World: Jurassic Park II;" $103,500 for Michael Keaton's complete Batman costume from "Batman Returns;" $51,750 for Julie Andrews' signature coat from "Mary Poppins;" and $46,000 for the jacket and pants Bob Keeshan wore on the "Captain Kangaroo" television series.

The prices included a 15-percent fee the auction house chargers buyers.

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