Ever wanted to own a piece of Hollywood history? Now's your chance. Legendary actress Debbie Reynolds owns the most comprehensive, private movie collection in the world. Valued at millions of dollars, she's selling it now. Why? Because it cost millions more to keep up. Here's a small sample of Saturday's auction by "Profiles in History" at the Paley Center in Beverly Hills.
The Tin Man (Jack Haley), Dorothy (Judy Garland) and the Scarecrow (Ray Bolger) set off on their quest for fulfillment in the children's classic 'The Wizard of Oz', directed by Victor Fleming for MGM, 1939. (Photo by FPG/Hulton Archive/Getty Images)
Debbie Reynolds owns the largest, most comprehensive Hollywood movie collection in the world. It's expected to sell for millions when Profiles in History puts it on the auction block at the Paley Center in Beverly Hills.
Did you know Dorothy's first ruby red slippers for the "Wizard of Oz" were curled at the toes? They were scrapped. But these test shoes are still worth a pretty penny: $150,000.
Does this dress look different from the one in the movie "Wizard of Oz?" That's because it is. This was the test dress for Dorothy. It's expected to auction for $80,000.
Elizabeth Taylor's Racing Silk outfit from "National Velvet." She was 12 years old when she made the movie.
Considered to be the iconic dress of Hollywood, Marilyn Monroe's "Subway" dress from "The Seven Year Itch" is expected to sell for $2 million.
This "Hello Dolly" dress weighs 60lbs. It's loaded with gold crystals and thread. Barbra Streisand manuevered in it during the movie's lead musical scene.
Costumes from one MGM's most popular musicals "Meet Me in St. Louis" goes on the auction block. The three dresses alone could bring in at least $25,000. That's Judy Garland's dress in blue.
Just imagine it... chatting to a chimp or chimpanzee! "Dr. Doolittle's" suit, doctor's bag and parrot will go on the auction block. Bids could go as high as $15,000.
Cast costumes from "Singin' in the Rain." The movie starred Debbie Reynolds, Donald O'Connor and Gene Kelly. The suits are from the scene "Fit as a Fiddle."
Julie Andrews wore this dress and played this guitar in the Do-Re-Mi scene of "The Sound of Music."