The Greatest and
Most Iconic
Movie Props
in Film History


1950s


The Greatest and Most Iconic
Movie Props in Film History
(chronological)
Introduction | 1920s-1930s | 1940s | 1950s | 1960s | 1970s | 1980s-1 | 1980s-2 | 1980s-3
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Film Title (Year)
Title Screen
Movie Prop
Screenshot
Winchester '73 (1950)

Winchester '73
The Day the Earth Stood Still (1951)

Gort's Helmet
The Lavender Hill Mob (1951, UK)

Gold Eiffel Tower Souvenir Statues
High Noon (1952)

Clock
High Noon (1952)

Marshal's Badge
Singin' in the Rain (1952)

Umbrella
Roman Holiday (1953)

Vespa Scooter
Dial M For Murder (1954)

Scissors
Rear Window (1954)

Telephoto Lens Camera
Rear Window (1954)

Old-Fashioned Camera Flash
Seven Samurai (1954, Jp.) (aka Shichinin no Samurai)

Kikuchiyo's Samurai Sword
Kiss Me Deadly (1955)

The "Great Whatsit" Leather-Strapped Box
Rebel Without a Cause (1955)

Switchblades
The Seven Year Itch (1955)

White Subway Dress
Forbidden Planet (1956)

Robby the Robot
The Red Balloon (1956, Fr.) (aka Le Ballon Rouge)

Red Balloon
The Ten Commandments (1956)

Moses' Stone Tablets
The Bridge on the River Kwai (1957)

Dynamite Plunger
The Seventh Seal (1957, Swe.) (aka Det Sjunde Inseglet)

Chess Board
12 Angry Men (1957)

2nd Switchblade
Vertigo (1958)

Carlotta's Ruby Necklace
North by Northwest (1959)

Crop-Dusting Plane
North by Northwest (1959)

Art Statue (With Microfilm Inside): The MacGuffin


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