In the US, the FBI found the shoes in which Judy garland embodied on the screen the image of Dorothy Gale in the film adaptation of the tale by Lyman Frank Baum “the Wizard of Oz” (1939).
As reported by The New York Times, 13 years ago red shoes in sequin, owned by a private collector, was stolen from the Judy garland Museum in Minnesota. This prop is insured for $ 1 million, was stolen during a RAID in August 2005. Left no fingerprints, no surveillance cameras surveillance.
This pair is one of four similar worn by Judy garland on the set. One of them is exhibited in the Smithsonian Museum in the US capital, the second — in meeting of the American Academy of motion picture arts, the third is in private hands and another pair was stolen from the Museum of the actress in Minnesota. The plot of the tale, the shoes were magical: they could take Dorothy home to Kansas.
The FBI intends to return the red shoes to their rightful owner Michael Show, in due time to provide them out to the Museum actress.
As previously reported, the American actress Renee Zellweger will play the Hollywood star and singer Judy garland, known across the world as Dorothy in the film adaptation of “the Wizard of Oz.” Biopic has already received the name “Judy”. Also already published the first photo of Renee Zellweger in the role of Judy garland.