I have just added photos from the catalog of one of Clark’s estate auctions, that took place on December 15,1996  at Christie’s in Hollywood. This particular auction is well-known because despite the Academy’s pleading, Clark’s son put Clark’s only Oscar on the auction block. Steven Spielberg famously purchased it for $607,500 and donated it back to the Academy. Spielberg also purchased Clark’s personal copy of the Gone with the Wind script for $244,500 and kept it.

Pictures of both the Oscar and the GWTW script are included as well as items such as Clark’s bathrobe, leather bed, golf clubs, poker chips, books from his library, his and Carole’s monogrammed sherry glasses and much more. I am particularly fond of this  (apparently drunken?) self-portrait he drew in crayon and signed:


To see all of the items, visit the gallery and they are under Miscellaneous, 1996 Estate Auction. Or you can find them by clicking on Last Uploaded in the menu. You do have to have a username and password to enter the gallery.