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The Profiles in History auction house announced Thursday that it will sell more than 1,500 items that belonged to the two actresses, who died a day apart in December and were buried together in January. The real estate firm Williams & Williams Estates is handling the property sale.
The Fisher-Reynolds estate sits on 3.5 acres in Beverly Hills, California, and includes a swimming pool, tennis court and guesthouse. The 1928 hacienda-style home was previously owned by actress Bette Davis and Hollywood costume designer Edith Head. Reynolds and Fisher lived in separate houses on the property, which is listed for $18 million.
The items to be sold at auction in September are bound to be more affordable. Among them are costumes Reynolds wore in Singin‘ in the Rain, The Unsinkable Molly Brown and Annie Get Your Gun, as well as various pieces of Star Wars memorabilia, including a life-size C-3PO and bronze Yoda statue.
Reynolds’ pair of replica ruby slippers from The Wizard of Oz will also be sold.
Portions of the auction proceeds will benefit mental health charities, including The Thalians, which Reynolds co-founded. Proceeds will also support The Jed Foundation, which works to prevent teen and young-adult suicides and was chosen by Fisher’s daughter, Billie Lourd.
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