LOS ANGELES — The blue and white gingham dress worn by Judy Garland in "The Wizard of Oz" in 1939 was auctioned Saturday in Beverly Hills for $480,000, Julien's auction house announced.


The dress worn by the singer of "Over the Rainbow", then aged 17, was sold through a special auction of Hollywood collectibles and memorabilia.

Other items at the auction included a jacket of Steve McQueen ($50,000), a dress worn by Julie Andrews in "The Sound of Music" ($38,400 dollars), and a watch ($15,000) and sunglasses ($16,640) worn by John Belushi in "The Blues Brothers."