Few Thriller costumes on Auction
3 costumes wore by dancers on the Michael Jackson’s short film “THRILLER” are for grab at Bonhams auctions on May 14!
The auction called: “TCM Presents … Wonders of the Galaxy” will take place in Los Angeles starting at 1pm.
A Mick Garris zombie costume from Michael Jackson’s Thriller Optimum Productions, 1983. Vintage gray suit coat bearing an interior “Hammonton Park Clothes / Los Angeles” label with a pair of matching suit pants, purposely distressed and cut into shards, with holes and faux dead leaves scattered throughout the suit; 2 polyester dress shirts, gray and cream-colored, spattered with aging faux blood stains and shredded throughout; a decaying orange necktie; and a pair of brown men’s loafers covered in faux spider webs and various pieces of cloth, with “Mick” written in black marker to each insole.
A Cynthia Garris zombie costume from Michael Jackson’s Thriller Optimum Productions, 1983. Vintage mid-length 1950s dress dyed in fall colors consisting of purposely distressed lace, netting, tulle, ribbon, and fabric which has been cut into shards, with a corsage of faux dead flowers, netting, and sequins attached to the right shoulder, bearing an interior “Elegant Miss / of California” label; an underslip of dyed silk with a ragged hem bearing an interior “Snip-It” slip label; an orange demi hat adorned with faux dead flowers, netting, faux leaves, and faux spider webs bearing an interior “Milbrae Exclusives” label; a pair of pink, green, blue, and purple dyed high heel shoes stamped “Penaljo” and with “Cynthia” written in black marker to the insoles, size 9.5; and a pair of purposely distressed tights with holes and faux spider webs.
An Elaine Baker zombie costume from Michael Jackson’s Thriller Optimum Productions, 1983. Vintage ankle-length 1950s dress dyed in fall colors consisting of purposely distressed lace, netting, tulle, and fabric, a puffed skirt with a crinoline of tulle which has been cut into shards, and a string of iridescent pearls strung around the neckline; a pillbox hat adorned with feathers, sequins, netting, faux leaves and faux spider webs; and 2 pairs of tights, green and black, both distressed with holes and faux spider webs.
For more information and bid, go to Bonhams