Debbie Reynolds’s Hollywood memorabilia auction closed today. Here’s a blurb from Profiles in History, which put on the event:
The Debbie Reynolds Collection is deemed to be the most significant collection of Hollywood costumes and props since the liquidation of the MGM and FOX studios in the 1970’s. The entire collection contains over 3,500 costumes, 20,000 original photographs, several thousand original movie posters, original costume sketches and hundreds of key props from film history.
And now, without further ado, here are the figures from the Gene Kelly- and Singin’ in the Rain-related pieces. The total: $146,050.
Navy sailor’s uniform and cap from Anchors Aweigh: $27,500
“Fit As a Fiddle” suit/shoes (Singin in the Rain): $14,000
Cyd Charisse’s Ivory Dress from Singin’ in the Rain: $7,000
Pewter brocade period jacket, pantaloons and shoes (Singin’ in the Rain): $9,000
Pink sportscoat from the “Gotta Dance” number (Singin in the Rain): $6,500
Dora Bailey costume from Singin’ in the Rain: $550.00
Debbie Reynolds sleeveless dress from Singin in the Rain: $15,000
Lina Lamont camel coat with monkey-fur collar from Singin’ in the Rain: $6,000
Kathy Seldon flapper dress from “Good Mornin'” (Singin’ in the Rain): $27,500
Lina Lamont, gold lace over pink satin period gown from Singin’ in the Rain: $5,500
Leslie Caron’s peacock-feathered dress (An American in Paris): $15,000
D’Artagnan cape, pantaloons, (2) shirts and boots (The Three Musketeers): $7,000