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'Wizard of Oz' Cowardly Lion costume fetches more than $3 million
'Wizard of Oz' Cowardly Lion costume fetches more than $3 million

A Cowardly Lion costume worn by Bert Lahr in the 1939 film "The Wizard of Oz" sold for more than $3 million at a New York City auction of Hollywood memorabilia on Monday, according to the Bonhams New York auction house. Organized in conjunction with Turner Classic Movies (TCM), the "TCM Presents  ... There's No Place Like Hollywood" auction apparently moved some serious movie memorabilia, realizing a reported $9.1 million in sales from items such as the "As Time Goes By" piano from Rick's Cafe in "Casablanca" (who knew it was salmon-colored?), which sold for $3,413,000, and a sword used by Viggo Mortensen's Aragorn in "The...

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