Julien's Auctions via Reuters
A color Polaroid photograph of teen singer Justin Bieber behind the scenes of his music video for "One Less Lonely Girl," taken by a crew member for continuity purposes is shown in this undated publicity photograph released to Reuters November 8. The set of 14 images is currently estimated to bring $1,200 during a four-day auction event hosted by Julien's Auctions in early December.
More valuable than Marilyn Monroe? No way.
LOS ANGELES — She was among the most photographed celebrities of her day, and he is among the top pop stars of his. But whose pictures are worth more -- Marilyn Monroe or Justin Bieber?
Memorabilia collectors and fans of the two stars will soon find out in a four-day, December auction of Hollywood memorabilia, called Icons and Idols, from Julien's Auctions.
The images of Bieber behind the scenes of his music video for "One Less Lonely Girl" and Monroe, which vary from items when she was an unknown to those when she was star, are just a few of the 1600 items from film, music and sports figures expected to go under the hammer in a sale that could fetch $2 million to $4 million, auctioneer Darren Julien estimated.
Julien Auctions via EPA
An undated handout picture provided by Julien's Auctions on November 8 shows a Marilyn Monroe photograph made by photographer Joseph Jasgur who took numerous photographs of the 19-year-old. The settings for the photographs range from high atop buildings in Los Angeles to Zuma Beach. These photographs and its copyrights will be sold exclusively during an auction that will take place from December 1 to 4 at Julien's Auctions gallery in Beverly Hills, California.