Apollo 13 Cast, 1995 Signed Ltd. Edition Lithograph - $15K Appraisal Value
An original limited edition lithograph commemorating the 1995 drama film “Apollo 13”. This rare print is beautifully printed and features miniature portraits and autographs of all main cast members and relevant figures to the movie, including: Tom Hanks, Kevin Bacon, Ron Howard, Jim Lovell, Fred Haise, Bill Paxton; Gary Sinise and Alan Bean. Signed in pencil below each portrait, in excellent condition and professionally framed with blue mats and a wooden frame. This print is edition 423/1000 and is numbered in pencil on the bottom right corner.
Apollo 13 is a 1995 American space docudrama film directed by Ron Howard and starring Tom Hanks, Kevin Bacon, Bill Paxton, Ed Harris and Gary Sinise. The screenplay by William Broyles Jr. and Al Reinert dramatizes the aborted 1970 Apollo 13 lunar mission and is an adaptation of the 1994 book Lost Moon: The Perilous Voyage of Apollo 13, by astronaut Jim Lovell and Jeffrey Kluger. Released to cinemas in the United States on June 30, 1995, Apollo 13 received critical acclaim and was nominated for nine Academy Awards, including Best Picture (winning for Best Film Editing and Best Sound). The film also won the Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture, as well as two British Academy Film Awards. In total, the film grossed over $355 million worldwide during its theatrical releases.
Appraisal Value: $15,000.00
Our Price: $3,995.00
Apollo 13 Cast, 1995 Signed Ltd. Edition Lithograph
10 Facts You May Not Know About Apollo 13
1. Mission Success
The mission was classed as a “successful failure” because the crew was returned safely to Earth.
The brave men who always kept calm throughout the harrowing flight were, James A. Lovell (Commander), Jack L. Swigert (Command Module Pilot), and Fred W. Haise (Lunar Module Pilot)
3. Lunar Module
The Lunar Module (LM) was named Aquarius and is the part of the spacecraft that was supposed to descend to the surface of the Moon. Instead, Aquarius helped get three astronauts safely back to Earth. Phew!
4. Command/Service Module
Named the Odyssey, this referred to the 2001 movie ‘A space Odyssey’. The word odyssey means ‘a long voyage with many changes of fortune’, which ended up being a totally accurate description of the mission.
5. Lunar Landing Site
7. Mission Objective
8. Famous Quote
9. Moment of Disaster
10. Lunar Landing Site
This was to be the Fra Mauro region of the Moon. It’s named after a 15th-century Italian monk and cartographer known for creating the most accurate world map of his day. Because the module did not land, this site was reassigned to Apollo 14.
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