14 July 2015

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Stolen: Judy Garland’s Wizard of Oz Ruby Slippers $1m Reward Offered

A devoted collector of Wizard of Oz memorabilia has offered a million dollar reward for the return of the famous ‘Ruby Slippers”. The shoes were stolen while on exhibit at the Judy Garland Museum in Grand Rapids, Michigan. Although the shoes disappeared ten years ago they have never been recovered and are feared lost. The sequinned covered costume accessory […]

18 October 2012

Hollywood Costume Golden Age To Present V&A Museum – Review

Hollywood Costume, the V&A’s major autumn exhibition, is major indeed. This is the sort of blockbuster show that delivers what many museums only imagine possible. It is curated by Hollywood costume designer and senior guest curator Deborah Nadoolman Landis, along with the former rector of the RCA Sir Christopher Frayling, as guest curator and V&A […]

4 October 2012

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Ruby Slippers Go On View At London’s V&A Museum

I’ll get you my pretty and your little dog too! The original Ruby Slippers worn by Dorothy Gale (Judy Garland) in The Wizard of Oz (1939) are to go on public display in Europe for the first time in history as part of the V&A’s major autumn exhibition, Hollywood Costume. On a generous four week […]