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Cowardly Lion Costume Sells For $3 Million

The Cowardly Lion costume from the iconic 1939 film The Wizard of Oz has sold for over $3 million at auction. During the Bonham Turner Classic Movies auction, a buyer purchased the costume, which was worn by Bert Lahr in the film and was owned by Los Angeles TV museum founder James Comisar, for a whopping $3,077,000. That price included …

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Ruth Duccini: Second-to-last Surviving “OZ” Munchkin Dies at 95

One of the original Munchkins of the 1939 film “Wizard of Oz” has passed away. At 95-years-old, Ruth Robinson Duccini died from natural causes on Thursday in Las Vegas’ Solari Hospice Care Center. Stephen Cox, the author of “The Munchkins of Oz” and an adamant follower of the film’s little people, confirmed her death. Duccini was born on July 23, …

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