A stolen pair of red shoes of Judy Garland from ‘The Wizard of Oz’ after more than 13 years of age again, thanks to the FBI.
The ruby-red with sequins encrusted shoes that actress Judy Garland wore in the film classic ‘The Wizard of Oz’ (The Wizard of Oz”) from 1939, have been found. That has the American federal police FBI to let them know. The glitterschoenen were in 2005, in a mysterious way from the Judy Garland Museum in Minnesota disappeared.
The are without doubt the most famous shoes in the history of American film. By three times the heels together to save, can Dorothy, the main character from ‘The Wizard of Oz’, her greatest wish is to realize: return to home in Kansas.
The FBI has the shoes after years of investigation and an undercover sting operation now in good condition. Whom for the theft is responsible, is not yet clear.
There was a reward of 1 million dollars awarded to the shoes, but experts estimate the value at least 2 million dollars. It is one of the four pair that Judy Garland during the run of ‘The Wizard of Oz ” wore. A pair resides in the Smithsonian Museum in Washington, another couple was in 2000 for more than 600,000 dollar auctioned.
The film from 1939 based on the famous book by L. Frank Baum. The box fell on the for the time revolutionary use of color.