Collector’s Call: Mark Short: Props and Costumes (Me-TV, Sunday, May 19, 2024)

Collector's Call

Collector’s Call, the documentary series hosted by Lisa Whelchel, returns for its fifth season with an intriguing episode featuring Mark Short, an expert in movie and television props, costumes, and memorabilia. The episode, titled “Mark Short: Props and Costumes,” will air on Me-TV on Sunday, May 19, 2024, at 6:30 p.m.

In this episode, the tables turn on Mark Short, one of the show’s most featured experts, as the host, Lisa, explores his personal collection of screen-used props and costumes. Mark’s passion for collecting these items began in his childhood and was nurtured by his mother. He showcases some fascinating pieces, including Sylvester Stallone’s costume from the film “Judge Dredd,” Arnold Schwarzenegger’s prop knife from “Predator,” and the chainsaw and robotic hand from the TV show “Ash vs. Evil Dead,” featuring Bruce Campbell.

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Joining Mark is James Azrael, the founder of the Horror and Sci-Fi Prop Preservation Association. James evaluates Mark’s collection and offers a unique exchange—a sword for a signed rare phone book prop from the film “Bill and Ted Face the Music.”

This episode promises to offer a behind-the-scenes look at the world of prop and costume collecting, providing insight into the passion and dedication of individuals like Mark Short. It also highlights the cultural significance of memorabilia and the stories they tell about our favorite films and television shows.

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Collector’s Call: Mark Short: Props and Costumes airs on Me-TV on Sunday, May 19, 2024, at 6:30 p.m.

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