'Sound of Music' Outfits Sell for $1.56M at Auction

  • July 31, 2013 23:04

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Von Trapp children's drapery outfits and a dress worn by Julie Andrews in "The Sound of Music" sold for $1.56 million at auction.

The drapery costumes worn by the Von Trapp children and a brown dress donned by Julie Andrews while singing "Do-Re-Mi" in "The Sound of Music" soared to $1.56 million at a Profiles in History auction in Calabasas, Calif.

Memorabilia in the July 28 and 29 sale went well above estaimtes in many cases. The "Sound of Music" costumes had a high estimate of $1.2 million, which was exceeded by $360,000 with fees.

Charlie Chaplin's "Modern Times" cane went for $420,000 from a $120,000 to $150,000 pre-auction estimate. One of Dorothy's iconic dresses from "The Wizard of Oz" sold for $360,000.


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