Monday, June 20, 2011

Charles Coming to us live from the Debbie Reynolds Auction

Charles' Report on the Auction

From: Profiles in History

The highlight items from Saturday were:
Marilyn Monroe's "Subway Dress" from The Seven Year Itch sold for $4,600,000
Audry Hepburn's "Ascot Dress" from My Fair Lady sold for $3,700,000
Marilyn Monroe's "Red-Sequined Showgirl Gown" from Gentlemen Prefer Blondes sold for $1,200,000
Judy Garland's dress from The Wizard of Oz sold for $910,000
Judy Garland's "Ruby Slippers" from The Wizard of Oz sold for $510,000

Check out this article regarding the Marilyn Monroe dress:

The auctioning of the Marilyn Monroe dress was truly a momentous occasion.

Additionally, there were several other items that went for $500,000.
There were a total of 587 lots in the auction.
It started shortly after noon and ended shortly after 1 am on Sunday.

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