Someone Bought Marilyn Monroe’s Dress from “The Seven Year Itch” for $5.6 Million

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Marilyn Monroe

Marilyn Monroe

It’s the dress from the famous scene in which Marilyn stands over a grate in the sidewalk and lets the wind from the subway trains passing beneath blow up her skirt.

It was “only” expected to go for $2 million. 

The previous record for a Monroe dress was $1.26 million . . . which somebody paid in 1999 for the dress she wore when she sang “Happy Birthday” to PRESIDENT JOHN F. KENNEDY in 1962.

 Actress DEBBIE REYNOLDS owned the dress.  She has a HUGE collection of Hollywood memorabilia, but she’s selling all of it off.
Marilyn’s showgirl outfit from “Gentlemen Prefer Blondes” sold for $1.47 million . . . and two of her other movie dresses went for a combined $1.2 million.

A dress and ruby slippers worn by JUDY GARLAND in screen tests for “The Wizard of Oz” went for $1.75 million. (–They weren’t the ones she actually wore in the film.)

And CHARLIE CHAPLIN’S bowler hat sold for $135,000. (–You can see pictures of many of the items here.)

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