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Thursday, 01 August 2013 11:20

Chaplin cane, 'Sound of Music' clothes auctioned

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Charlie Chaplin's cane, costumes from "The Sound of Music" and a jacket worn by Steve McQueen in "Bullitt" have sold for several million dollars at an auction of Hollywood memorabilia. The Los Angeles Times reports (http://lat.ms/1bLyYVn ) that a cane from Chaplin's "Modern Times" went for $420,000 at the auction held Sunday and Monday. That includes auction house fees. Calabasas-based Profiles in History says the "Sound of Music" clothing went for $1.56 million, including the dress Julie Andrews wore while singing "Do-Re-Mi." The tweed jacket from "Bullitt" fetched $720,000. A Dorothy dress from "The Wizard of Oz" sold for $360,000, a polka dot dress worn by Lucille Ball went for $168,000, and $54,000 was the price for an outfit worn by (The Dude) - Jeff Bridges - in "The Big Lebowski."