Dorothy's 'Wizard of Oz' dress fetches $480,000 in auction
This 1939 file photo provided by Warner Bros. shows, from left, Bert Lahr as the Cowardly Lion, Ray Bolger as the Scarecrow, Judy Garland as Dorothy and Jack Haley as the Tin Woodman in a scene from 'The Wizard of Oz.' Judy Garland's original costume from the film sold for $480,000 in November 2012. (AP / Warner Bros., File)
The Associated Press
Published Sunday, November 11, 2012 1:24PM EST
BEVERLY HILLS - 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 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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