Online Auction Takes Fans to New Heights with 'Vertical Limit' Film Props And Wardrobe


                   Sony Pictures Digital Entertainment
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  WHO:             Columbia Pictures, Sony Pictures Digital Entertainment
                   and Yahoo! Auctions announce an extreme online auction of
                   movie props and wardrobe from the edge-of your-seat
                   thrill ride, "Vertical Limit" (PG-13).  A high point in
                   the bidding action will also include a fully equipped
                   2001 Ford Explorer Sport Trac vehicle, painted with a
                   special "Vertical Limit" theme and featured prominently
                   at the film's premiere.  Let it take you on your next

  WHAT:            Now through December 15th, 2000, Internet users won't be
                   left hanging for a chance to own a piece of this
                   breathtaking adventure starring Chris O' Donnell, Bill
                   Paxton, Robin Tunney and Scott Glenn.  Gear from
                   "Vertical Limit" such as Peter's (O' Donnell) climbing
                   outfit from the opening scene, Elliot's (Paxton) snow
                   suit, and a climbing cam used by Annie (Tunney) and the
                   special Ford Explorer Sport Trac will be available to the
                   highest bidders on Yahoo! Auctions at
          and through the Official
                   "Vertical Limit" Web site at  The
                   Wilderness Society, working to protect America's
                   wilderness and to develop a nation-wide network of wild
                   lands through public education, scientific analysis and
                   advocacy, will receive a portion of the auction's

  ABOUT THE FILM:  The world's most feared mountain, K2, is the only thing
                   standing between a brother (O'Donnell) and a sister
                   (Tunney) shattered by a split second decision.  In a race
                   against time, he must now launch an extraordinary rescue
                   to find her trapped inside an icy grave.  "Vertical
                   Limit," featuring the first 35mm footage of K2 ever seen
                   in a major motion picture, is directed by Martin Campbell
                   from an original screenplay by Robert King and Terry
                   Hayes.  The story is by Robert King.  Producers are Lloyd
                   Phillips, Robert King and Martin Campbell, with Marcia
                   Nasatir as Executive Producer.  The film is rated PG-13
                   for intense life/death situations and brief strong
                   language.  "Vertical Limit" blasts into theatres
                   nationwide on December 8th with an explosive story of
                   endurance, courage and love.

  WHEN:            Stake your claim starting today until December 15th,

  WHERE: , or

  CONTACT:         Lisa DeLucia of Sony Pictures Digital Entertainment,

PRNewswire -- Dec. 7

SOURCE: Sony Pictures Digital Entertainment