Garland's Oz dress fetches £301,000
Published 12/11/2012 | 04:03
The now-faded blue gingham dress worn by Judy Garland in The Wizard of Oz has sold for 480,000 dollars (£301,000).
Auction house Julien's Auctions says the pinafore 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 dollars (£31,400), 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 dollars (£24,150).