Cowardly Lion Suit Sells For $700,000

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The cowardly lion costume from 1939 film The Wizard of Oz has sold at auction for a staggering $700,000 (GBP357,000). The outfit, made from real lion fur and worn by actor Bert Lahr in the classic movie, was part of a memorabilia sale on internet auction site eBay. Also sold were Elvis Presley's wedding ring, for $90,000 (GBP46,000); trousers Oliver Hardy wore in the film SWISS MISS and Fred Astaire's sailor suit from Follow the Fleet.


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