12/14/2012 04:07 pm ET Updated Feb 13, 2013

'Metropolis' Poster Leads $1.2 Million Auction Of Movie Memorabilia - Hollywood Reporter

The rare Metropolis poster that was caught up in a messy bankruptcy case was auctioned today for $1.2 million by the U.S. Bankruptcy Court in Los Angeles.

Bundled with the rare international version of the poster from the 1927 Fritz Lang classic were posters from King Kong, The Invisible Man and Arsenic and Old Lace, as well as the original painting of Elvis Presley used for the Jailhouse Rock poster and several other pieces of memorabilia.