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Sat Oct 01 03:30:36 SAST 2016

Judy Garland's Wizard of Oz dress fetches $480 000 at auction

Sapa-AP | 12 November, 2012 11:48
Judy Garland is seen in movie classic "The Wizard of Oz" on the cover of a catalogue from Julien's Auctions. The blue-and-white dress which Garland wore throughout the 1939 film was sold at Julien's Auctions in Beverly Hills for $480 000.
Image by: Reuters

Judy Garland's blue pinafore dress that she wore in 'The Wizard of Oz' has sold for $480,000.

Auction house Julien's Auctions says the gingham dress fetched the highest price of any item during a two-day auction of Hollywood memorabilia that attracted bids from around the world. The auction ended on Saturday in Beverly Hills, California.

Steve McQueen's racing jacket sold for $50 000, as did a purple skirt worn by Marilyn Monroe while filming River of No Return in Canada. Julie Andrews' Sound of Music dress brought $38 400.

Sunglasses worn by Jean Reno in Leon went for $8 320, while Johnny Depp's shades fetched $3 250.

Bidders also snapped up pieces of royal wedding cakes. Prince William and Kate Middleton's cake sold for $7 500 while Prince Charles and Princess Diana's cake sold for $1 375.

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