June 21, 2011 Debbie Reynolds has sold Marilyn Monroe's "subway dress", which the late actress wore in The Seven-Year Itch, earning $4·6 million. The collector paid over $5½ million once fees were included, as part of Reynolds' auction of her private collection of Hollywood memorabilia. She...

Dorothy dress at auction, 2011 As Monica previously mentioned, the auction of Debbie Reynolds' extensive Hollywood costume collection was (not surprisingly) a smashing success, in that it set new new highs for what collectors would pay for literal fabric of Hollywood history. Items that have...

Some of the world's most famous dresses will go up for auction later this month, along with other important pieces of film memorabilia, when legendary actress Debbie Reynolds sells her private collection. Who could forget Marilyn Monroe's white halterneck dress in The Seven Year Itch, and...

According to a New York Post article, Reynolds began collecting Hollywood memorabilia in 1970, when MGM liquidated its assets in an auction. Reynolds spent $400,000 on various artifacts from costumes to props. A year later, Fox also went bankrupt and auctioned it assets, so Reynolds took...

- Legendary actress and the reason behind Carrie Fisher, Debbie Reynolds, is auctioning off some of the most iconic pieces of film fashion later this month, including Marilyn Monroe's white halter dress from The Seven Year Itch, Judy Garland's ruby slippers from The Wizard of Oz and...

And later this month, she plans to sell many of her pieces of Hollywood history to the highest bidder. Reynolds is staging what will probably be the most important auction of Hollywood memorabilia of all time. On June 18, she'll sell not only Monroe's dress (it could fetch $1 million) and...

Marilyn Monroe's pleated halterneck dress that she wore in the film The Seven Year Itch is going up for sale thanks to Debbie Reynolds, who is auctioning off her vast Hollywood memorabilia collection. The infamous "subway dress", which was designed by Travilla, is expected to fetch up to $2...

The enormous Debbie Reynold's auction of Hollywood memoribilia and another auction featuring Michael Jackson's Thirller jacket, among other classic pop music, items brings me back to the internal debate I've had a million times about public versus private ownership/use of objects from the...

6 million at Debbie Reynolds's auction. It was thought that the William Travilla-designed pleated frock would sell for around $1 million. The dress was part of Reynolds's impressive 3500-piece collection that she auctioned off in Los Angeles yesterday. Reynolds collected Hollywood...

The world's most famous crystal ball and The Big Lebowski's omnipresent cardigan are up for bidding at the Hollywood Memorabilia Auction this coming weekend in Beverly Hills. The crystal ball that tormented Dorothy in The Wizard of Oz was subject to an exhaustive authentication process before...

 

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