Another Planet…

A new-concept eatery endorsed by Hollywood heavyweights Schwarzennegger, Stallone and Willis, the Planet Hollywood restaurant chain offered its clientele the unique experience of dining at the Movies. The London site was opened in 1993 with massive press coverage and attended by a galaxy of stars, an event gradually repeated all over the world. Besides the …

Flying In Miniature…

The first of many posts to come chronicling Superman props displayed in Planet Hollywood restaurants around the world.  Above is one of the late Derek Meddings‘ intricately detailed flying miniatures currently exhibited in the London site. The figure pictured was about 8″ long made from resin and sporting a cloth cape (complete with hand-drawn yellow …

Super-Chirashi…

Japanese Movie flyers or ‘Chirashi’ (measuring approx. 25 1/2 x 18 1/2cm) have unique compositions culling art from alternative photographs or poster art – often deviating greatly from their western counterparts. They are double-sided and have more photos and movie synopses and/or cast information on the rear. This is a rare and very collectable set …