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Friday, April 19, 2013Contact:
Carrie White
awardspr@sagawards.org
(213) 741-2080 (1/22-25)



    Heath Ledger Signed Poster, Set Visits to Five Various TV shows, James Earl Jones
                                  Signed Memorabilla
               Now Available to the Public at www.sagawards.org/auction
 Third and final SAG Awards® Online Auction to Benefit the SAG Foundation will be Open for Bids until February 2.

          Los Angeles, Apr. 19, 13 - The last installment of the Screen Actors Guild Awards® ninth annual online
auction to benefit the SAG Foundation starts Friday, Jan. 23, 2009 and closes Monday, Feb. 2. The auction offers a
variety of exciting items and experiences in celebration of this year’s SAG Awards®-nominated films and television
series. Among the collectibles are a Slumdog Millionaire poster autographed by the nominated cast, an advertising
one-sheet from Brokeback Mountain signed by Heath Ledger and Michelle Williams, behind-the-scenes set visits for
five different television shows including Mad Men and Dexter, a Darth Vader helmet signed by this year’s SAG Life
Achievement Recipient James Earl Jones, a The Curious Case of Benjamin Button book set, memorabilia from the
Milk premiere and an exclusive 15th Annual SAG Awards® tote bag signed by this year’s Actor® recipients.
          The Screen Actors Guild Foundation receives 100% of the proceeds from the SAG Awards Auction. The
Foundation provides a meaningful way for SAG members to contribute to the literacy of children in their communities
through BookPALS (Performing Artists for Literacy in Schools); its online component, Storyline; and the We The
Children family-heritage book-writing project. SAG Foundation programs provide emergency relief to members in
economic distress, video and audio preservation of the creative legacy of SAG members, scholarships for performers
and their children and emergency funds for members with catastrophic illnesses. (For details, visit
www.sagfoundation.org and www.bookpals.net.)


         The Ceremony Auction Includes:
        The Curious Case of Benjamin Button coffee                   James Earl Jones autographed
         table book                                                    autobiography, framed picture and tote bag
        The Curious Case of Benjamin Button                          James Earl Jones autographed Field of
         costume designer portfolio                                    Dreams movie poster
        Boston Legal complete boxed sets (seasons                    James Earl Jones autographed Star Wars
         1-4) and SAG Awards® tote bag and hat                         poster
        Brokeback Mountain poster autographed by                     JoBeth Williams (Poltergeist) autographed
         Heath Ledger and Michelle Williams                            red-carpet dress
        Dexter gift bag                                              Mad Men set visit and behind-the-scenes
        Dinner with Shelley Fabares (Coach) and                       meet and greet
         Mike Farrell (M*A*S*H)                                       Milk memorabilia – 2 pillows, book, shirt
        E! gift bag and set visit                                    Milk memorabilia – 1 book, 2 shirts
        Entertainment Tonight / CBS Studios set visit                Milk memorabilia – 1 book, 1 shirt
        Extra set visit with meet and greet with Mario               Shelley Fabares signed posters her co-
         Lopez and gift bag                                            starring roles with Elvis: Clambake, Spinout
                                                                       and Girl Happy
        Getty Studios private photo shoot
        HBO SAG Awards® tote bag with Entourage                      Shelley Fabares records (Johnny Angel and
         seasons 1-4 DVD’s and autographed poster                      Johnny Loves Me) and headshot
                                                                      Showtime gift bag including United States of
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         House signed 15 SAG Awards® tote bag
                                                                       Tara and men’s medium t-shirt
        James Earl Jones signed Darth Vader voice-
         changing helmet                                              Silver Gallery Frame with a photo of your
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                                                                       favorite star from the 15 SAG Awards®
                    Jeff Margolis Productions in association with Screen Actors Guild Awards®, LLC
           phone 310.235.1030  fax 310.235.1032  e-mail awardspr@sagawards.org  web www.sagawards.org
        1401 Westwood Boulevard  3 Floor  Los Angeles, CA 90024  Airs Sunday, January 25, 2009 on TNT & TBS
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Tickets to the SAG Awards® Red Carpet Bleacher Seats are being Auctioned to Benefit the SAG Foundation at
www.sagawards.org/auction January 2-12 - 2



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        Slumdog Millionaire signed poster                                 Tote bag signed by the 15 SAG Awards®
       TNT gift bag with cast signatures, The Closer                     production staff
        seasons 1-3 on DVD, t-shirt and water bottle                     Weeds gift bag with DVD and men’s medium
        hoder                                                             t-shirt
       Tony Denison clothing including black tuxedo,
        Walker: Texas Ranger banner, autographed
        hats


          The 15th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards will be simulcast live nationally on TNT and TBS on Sunday,
Jan. 25, 2009 at 8 p.m. ET/PT, 7 p.m. CT and 6 p.m. MT from the Los Angeles Shrine Exposition Center. An encore
presentation will air on TNT at 11 p.m. (ET/PT). For satellite and HD viewers, the live presentation can be seen on
TBS and TNT at 8 p.m. (ET)/5 p.m. (PT), while the encore can be seen on TNT at 11 p.m. (ET)/8 p.m. (PT).
          The Screen Actors Guild Awards Auction to benefit the SAG Foundation is hosted by eBay Giving Works and
managed by Screen Actors Guild Awards.
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          The 15 Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards will be produced by Jeff Margolis Productions in association
with Screen Actors Guild Awards®, LLC. Jeff Margolis is the executive producer and director. Kathy Connell is the
producer. JoBeth Williams, Daryl Anderson, Shelley Fabares, Paul Napier and Yale Summers are producers for SAG.
Gloria Fujita O’Brien and Mick McCullough are supervising producers. Benn Fleishman is executive in charge of
production. More information is available online at www.sagawards.org.
          Screen Actors Guild is the nation’s largest labor union representing working actors. Established in 1933, SAG
has a rich history in the American labor movement, from standing up to studios to break long-term engagement
contracts in the 1940s to fighting for artists’ rights amid the digital revolution sweeping the entertainment industry in
the 21st century. With 20 branches nationwide, SAG represents more than 120,000 actors who work in film,
television, industrials, commercials, video games, music videos and all other new media formats. The Guild exists to
enhance actors’ working conditions, compensation and benefits and to be a powerful, unified voice on behalf of
artists’ rights. SAG is a proud affiliate of the AFL-CIO. More information is available online at www.sag.org.
          TBS, a division of Turner Broadcasting System, Inc., is television’s top-rated comedy network. It serves as
home to such original comedy series as My Boys, The Bill Engvall Show, Tyler Perry’s House of Payne and Meet the
Browns; original late-night series like 10 Items or Less; hot contemporary comedies like The Office, My Name is Earl,
Sex and the City, Everybody Loves Raymond, Family Guy, King of Queens, Seinfeld and Friends; specials like
Funniest Commercials of the Year; special events, such as TBS Presents A “Very Funny” Festival: The Comedy
Festival in Las Vegas and Just For Laughs: A “Very Funny” Festival in Chicago; blockbuster movies; and hosted
movie showcases.
          Turner Network Television (TNT), one of cable’s top-rated networks, is television’s destination for drama and
home to such original series as the acclaimed and highly popular detective drama The Closer, starring Kyra
Sedgwick; Saving Grace, starring Holly Hunter; Raising the Bar, with Mark-Paul Gosselaar, Gloria Reuben and Jane
Kaczmarek; Leverage, starring Timothy Hutton; and Trust Me, with Eric McCormack and Tom Cavanagh. TNT also
presents such powerful dramas as Bones, Cold Case, Law & Order, Without a Trace, ER and Charmed; broadcast
premiere movies; compelling primetime specials, such as the Screen Actors Guild Awards; and championship sports
coverage, including NASCAR and the NBA. TNT is available in high-definition.
          Turner Broadcasting System, Inc., a Time Warner company, creates and programs branded news,
entertainment, animation and young adult media environments on television and other platforms for consumers
around the world.
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