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2012-11-12 11:34
 
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Beverly Hills - The now-faded blue gingham dress that Judy Garland wore in The Wizard of Oz has sold for $480 000.

Auction house Julien's Auctions says the pinafore fetched the highest price of any item during a two-day auction of Hollywood memorabilia that drew bids from around the world. The auction ended Saturday in Beverly Hills, California.

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.

- AP

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