Create Profile

Creating your profile will enable you to submit photos and stories to get published on News24.

Please provide a username for your profile page:

This username must be unique, cannot be edited and will be used in the URL to your profile page across the entire 24.com network.

Facebook Sign-In

Hi News addict,

Join the News24 Community to be involved in breaking the news.

Log in with Facebook to comment and personalise news, weather and listings.


Hot Hollywood memorabilia auctioned

02 August 2013, 10:18

Los Angeles - Charlie Chaplin's cane, costumes from the Sound of Music and a jacket worn by Steve McQueen in Bullitt have sold for several million dollars at an auction of Hollywood memorabilia.

The Los Angeles Times reports a cane from Chaplin's Modern Times went for $420 000 at the auction held Sunday and Monday. That includes auction house fees.

Calabasas-based Profiles in History says the Sound of Music clothing went for $1.56 million, including the dress Julie Andrews wore while singing "Do-Re-Mi."

The tweed jacket from Bullitt fetched $720 000.

A Dorothy dress from The Wizard of Oz sold for $360 000, a polka dot dress worn by Lucille Ball went for $168 000, and $54 000 was the price for an outfit worn by The Dude — Jeff Bridges — in The Big Lebowski.

- AP

Read News24’s Comments Policy

Comment on this story
Comments have been closed for this article.

Read more from our Users

Submitted by
Wilson Ochieng
ODM beats Jubilee in 3 by electio...

ODM dominates Jubilee Party in by elections.

Submitted by
Wilson Ochieng
Kenyan ivory seized in Vietnam

Vietnamese authorities have seized 1 tonne of ivory smuggled from Kenya, the fifth such seizure in the past month. Read more...

Submitted by
Cyril Mike Odhiz
Kenyans furious on young lady aft...

A young Kenyan woman is the talk of town after she posted a photo with her elderly lover after a round of steamy sex, or so the photo suggested.  Read more...

Submitted by
Kiplangat langat
Uhuru could be a one term Presid...

Bomet governor Isaac Ruto has said that President Uhuru Kenyatta could be a one term President if he fails to increase allocations to the counties. Read more...

Submitted by
Mody Sammy
35 year old farmer a new milliona...

A 35 year old farmer from Mpeketoni Lamu county has become the latest millionaire in town as she became winner in the ongoing ‘Shinda Mamili na Story Ibambe’. Read more...

Submitted by
Shakila Alivitsa
Leave your past relationship bagg...

Leave your past relationship baggage at the door when you start a new relationship. Read more...