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Dorothy’s Ruby Slipper on Ebay!

posted by Nell Minow

Here’s your chance! A piece of movie magic is for sale on Ebay — one of the ruby slippers made for “The Wizard of Oz.” At least seven pair were made for the film and you can see one pair that appeared in the movie on display at the Smithsonian Museum of American History. (In the book, they were silver slippers, but red shows up better on film.)
Now’s your chance to have one for your own collection. It’s just one shoe, so you won’t be able to try clicking your heels together to see if they will take you home. Oh, and you’ll need $3 million, plus another $500 for shipping costs.
If you buy it, let me know!

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