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"Wizard of OZ" costumes auctioned today

Today is the big Debbie Reynolds collection auction up in Beverly Hills (run by Profiles in History, the company featured in the SyFy channel show "Hollywood Treasures"). You can watch the auction live online here: http://www.icollector.com/Debbie-Reynolds-The-Auction_as20092, click on the "Live Now" flashing button on the right side. Included in the auction were three "Wizard of OZ" items:

Dorothy's blue dress/ivory blouse from the first two weeks of production (screen testing):
- Starting price: $60,000
- SOLD FOR: $910,000 (with commission, the buyer paid $1,120,000)

Original Arabian-style ruby slippers (screen test), changed when the original director left:
- Starting price: $120,000
- SOLD FOR: $510,000 (with commission, the buyer paid $627,000)

Ozmite emerald green uniform jacket:
- Starting price: $8,000
- SOLD FOR: $22,5000 (with commission, the buyer paid $27,700)

Guess it's still popular, huh? *gapes*

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