Combined with the funds the Foundation already had on hand, we had just over $50,000 available to bid on the film (and pay the 10% buyer’s premium). The winning bid, however, was $201,000. Because all of the bidders were anonymous, we do not know identity of the winning bidder.
Film probably went to business interest. More later.
Update, just in: Walt Ruloff and his associates, who were the original producers of EXPELLED, won the auction. More later.
Talk Origins were trying to buy Expelled "The reason given is so they can then release unpublished material, but equally they could prevent future sales of the film."
10 June 2011 Expelled film to be sold due to bankruptcy. That was not a surprise.
There is a hiatus in significant coverage at this point because the companies that owned various aspects of Expelled lost touch with the people featured in it – for reasons still unexplained – despite the fact that the film was doing well.
23 October 2008 Expelled #1 in documentaries, #11 in DVDs
Denyse O'Leary is co-author of The Spiritual Brain.