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02/06/2009

Get in Sean's pants

by Jeremy Hooper

harvey-auctionThey've yet to manufacture Milk: The Home Game. However, for those wanting to recreate Gus Van Sant's opus in the privacy of their own abodes, this might be the next best thing. From BroadwayWorld.com:

Commemorating both a memorable movie moment and an inspiring real-life triumph, one of the shirt/suit/tie ensembles worn by Sean Penn as Harvey Milk in Focus Features' Milk will be auctioned off to benefit both Variety - The Children's Charity of Southern California and the Hetrick-Martin Institute, home of the Harvey Milk High School, in New York City.
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The auction begins today at the Foundation's site www.clothesoffourback.org and ends Saturday, February 28th. Bidding will start at $1,000. Proceeds from the auction will be divided equally, with 50% going to Variety and 50% going to the Hetrick-Martin Institute. The auction is for the shirt, suit and tie which Mr. Glicker and his department crafted to precisely match and re-create the ensemble worn by Mr. Milk on November 7th, 1978, the Election Night on which he celebrated the statewide defeat of Proposition 6...
MILK Suit Worn By Sean Penn To Be Auctioned Off For Charity [Broadway World]

So at least $1,000 for a recreation of clothes that went out of style over thirty years ago. Not exactly a sound bargain in this economy. But for film buffs with deep pockets and deep concern for the charities on board, it's there for the taking.

Personally we're waiting for Emile Hirsch's wig and glasses.

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Your thoughts

Is it a 38 regular?

Posted by: Dick Mills | Feb 6, 2009 2:51:20 PM

UMMM ...is that a new Headline...it didn't seem so catchy this AM.

Posted by: LOrion | Feb 6, 2009 8:12:06 PM

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