The Ruby Slippers from the 1939 Wizard of Oz movie are estimated to fetch in excess of $120,000 at forthcoming auction.
In the forthcoming Debbie Reynolds sale by Profiles in History auction house will be the iconic Judy Garland “Dorothy Gale” Arabian-pattern test Ruby Slippers from The Wizard of Oz film by MGM in 1939.
The Arabian-patterned Ruby Slippers are covered with red sequins and beads lined with red silk. Handwritten “10 W.C.C.” some beads are missing in spots. Interior silk within the ruby slippers is frayed and classed overall as ‘Delicate condition’.
The ruby slippers were worn by Judy Garland as Dorothy in the first two weeks of filming from The Wizard of Oz. $120,000 – $150,000.
The auction will take place at The Paley Center for Media, 465 North Beverly Drive, Beverly Hills, CA 90210 on June 18th from 12.00pm PDT