A never-before-seen film of John Lennon in New York City and his handwritten lyrics to the BEATLES' song IF YOU'VE GOT TROUBLE will go up for sale on 25 July (03).

The auction will be hosted by CHRISTIE'S, with the film expected to get between $45,000 (GBP30,000) and $50,000 (GBP33,000).

Also included in the auction are the ACADEMY AWARD won by Orson Welles in 1941 for Citizen Kane, expected to fetch between $300,000 (GBP200,000) and $400,000 (GBP260,000), and Bruce Springsteen's 1967 GIBSON LES PAUL electric guitar, estimated at $35,000 (GBP23,000) to $40,000 (GBP26,000).

29/05/2003 21:08