The Panavision PSR 35mm camera that George Lucas used for principal photography on the first Star Wars movie in 1977 was sold at auction over the weekend for $625,000, a record price for a movie camera. The winning bid came during an auction of Debbie Reynolds Hollywood memorabilia auction put on by Profiles in History. The lot featured a complete camera package: two 1000-foot. magazines, a Panaspeed motor, matte box, follow focus, a Moy geared head, an Italian-made Elemack camera dolly and lens. The camera was fully restored and is in working condition.
'Star Wars' Camera Fetches Record $625K At Auction
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