Judy Garland's 'Wizard of Oz' dress fetches USD 480k at auction
The iconic blue and white gingham pinafore dress worn by Judy Garland in The Wizard of Oz has sold for 480,000 dollars over the weekend at an auction in Beverly Hills.
Auction house Julien's Auctions says the dress fetched the highest price of any item during a two-day auction of Hollywood memorabilia that attracted bids from around the world, Fox News reported.
Steve McQueen's racing jacket sold for 50,000 dollars, as did a purple skirt worn by Marilyn Monroe while filming "River of No Return" in Canada. Julie Andrews' "Sound of Music dress" raked in 38,400 dollars.
Sunglasses worn by Jean Reno in "Leon" went for 8,320 dollars, while Johnny Depp's shades fetched 3,250 dollars.
Bidders also snapped up pieces of royal wedding cakes. Prince William and Kate Middleton's cake sold for 7,500 dollars while Prince Charles and Princess Diana's cake sold for 1,375 dollars.