DJANGO UNCHAINED CAST RAISES MONEY FOR ARM TRANSPLANT PATIENT
Tuesday, January 29, 2013 - Moviemaker Quentin Tarantino and the stars of his acclaimed Western Django Unchained have sold off a signed clapperboard to raise money for an Icelandic man preparing to undergo a double arm transplant.
Jamie Foxx, Christoph Waltz, Leonardo DiCaprio, Samuel L. J ackson and Kerry Washington and Tarantino signed the autographed film slate and handed it
to Gudmundur Felix when they heard of his ongoing fundraising efforts.
The one-of-a-kind clapperboard went under the hammer on auction website eBay.com and pulled in $4,250 (=C2£2,700) for Felix, who is moving from Icleand to France in March to await the operation.
Foxx took to his Twitter.com page to share news of the sale, writing, "Glad I could help out."
Felix's story is being recorded by a film crew for a documentary entitled
New Hands, set for release next year . (Paw/wntwt/kl)
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