A US judge bans auction of a dress used by Judy Garland in ‘The Wizard of Oz’


A woman has filed a lawsuit arguing that she is the original owner of the classic apparel. dorothy

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a judge of a New York federal court The auction of the actress’s dress has been banned Judy Garland dressed for the movieThe Wizard of Oz” 1939 and whose selling price was expected would exceed a million dollarsLocal media reported.

already legendary blue and white plaid dress was going to be auctioned United States Catholic UniversityBut a woman in the state of Wisconsin filed a lawsuit claiming that she is the real owner of the classic clothing. Dorothy.

In a preliminary hearing, a judge in the Southern District of New York ordered the auction to be postponed, which is scheduled for this Tuesday in Los Angeles, until the matter is resolved,

Catholic University plans to use the funds raised offer a new teaching position For the School of Music, Theater and Art of Rome.

Both sides will meet in the courtroom Next 9th July. The claimant says the dress belonged to her uncle, who, according to the lawsuit, received the costume in 1973, when he was director of the Catholic University’s theater department.

the dress with dorothy In a fictional world in the state of Kansas that was swept away by a tornado, she gave it to her uncle actress Mercedes McCambridge, The New York Times indicates that she was an artist in residence at the university.

According to the complainant, the actress expressed her gratitude for helping her relative dress up in a “concrete and public manner”.The fight against alcohol,

The professor died in 1986 and the complainant claims that it is his Familiar Vivo MS Sec.

The New York Times noted that Garland wore several versions of the dress, but only one other is known, which was sold in 2012. $480,000 and, again, in 2015 for about $1.6 million.

The whereabouts of Dorothy’s dress was a mystery until it was discovered by chance last year a shoe box while cleaning

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