Cowardly Lion Costume Sells For Over $3 Million At Auction

LIonAccording to the Associated Press, the original Cowardly Lion costume from the Wizard of Oz sold for over $3 million at auction earlier this week. We told you previously that the costume was own by James Comisar who planed to use the money to create an exhibit with his other Hollywood memorabilia. The costume had been authenticated as one Bert Lahr wore while filming the classic 1939 film.

Comisar also sold the original piano from the movie Casablanca, fetching $3.4 million.

[Source: ABC News]

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