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Judy’s Garland’s Oz Dress Fetches $480K In Auction

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Judy Garland’s blue gingham dress, which she wore as Dorothy Gale in "The Wizard of Oz," is seen on display at Julien's Auctions in Beverly Hills, Calif. (Photo by JOE KLAMAR/AFP/Getty Images)

Judy Garland’s blue gingham dress, which she wore as Dorothy Gale in “The Wizard of Oz,” is seen on display at Julien’s Auctions in Beverly Hills, Calif. (Photo by JOE KLAMAR/AFP/Getty Images)

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BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — Judy Garland’s blue pinafore 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, Calif.

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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