On December 16, Dorothy's ruby slippers will be auctioned off as part of a Hollywood memorabilia sale. The shoes are one of four known surviving pairs made for the 1939 film, and were actually worn by Judy Garland. Now they can be yours! If you have about $3 million to spare.
The film won't be released until 2012, but here's the poster for Dorothy Of Oz, the CGI animated project in which Lea Michele will be the voice of Dorothy. Because, you know, what classic films of the 1930s need are techy new remakes! Dan Aykroyd plays the Scarecrow, James Belushi is the voice of the Cowardly Lion and…
Like celebrity fragrances and cockroaches, there is apparently a ceaseless clamor for ever-more remakes of the Wizard of Oz. We'd no idea! And Drew Barrymore is the latest to tackle L. Frank Baum's ode to the Gold Standard.
It's back to the
indeterminate past this season at Vogue. The page-count is vintage 1991, the styling is vintage 40s, but the direct inspiration for most of the fashion spreads is...somewhat more recent. Let's trace the anxiety of influence!
- The return of Mad Men is a mere 37 days away, and the AMC show has struck a deal with Banana Republic:
The Wizard Of Oz, one of my favorite movies, celebrates its 70th anniversary next year. The New York Times reports that Warner Brothers and Swarovski have teamed up to create a promotion to benefit the Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation — in which 20 designers recreate Dorothy's ruby slippers. The shoes will…