‘Wizard of Oz’ Ruby Slippers Recovered After More Than a Decade
After being stolen from Judy Garland's hometown museum, one of the four pairs of ruby slippers that were worn during the filming of one of the most iconic American movies, have been recovered. The "holy grail" of Hollywood memorabilia were found during a sting operation in Minnesota. A tip given to the insurer of the shoes led investigators to the location.
According to KARE, the investigation is ongoing, but authorities say that these are the 'real deal'. They were compared to the pair that live at the Smithsonian, and it's a match. According to CNBC, these shoes, in particular, were used for the close-up shots of Dorothy when she clicked her heels together...""Click your heels together three times and say 'There's no place like home' and you'll be there." They're valued between $2 million and $3 million. There is no information about the suspects, but it's likely they'll be doing some time. No one takes Dorothy's slippers! NOBODY!