Oz in the News 7.31.13

OzDress07.11.13CROPDress from ‘Wizard of Oz’ sold by local for $300k  The dress was only worn during the first two weeks of filming in 1938 with director Richard Thorpe and did not appear in the film. Bay Area Hollywood memorabilia collector Barry Barsamian had the dress for more than three decades before it sold Sunday at the Profiles in History auction house in Calabasas Hills for $300,000. “It kept going higher and higher,” Barsamian said in a phone interview from Calabasas Hills.” “When it hit $200,000 … that’s when it just jumped.”

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