The hillside estate where Carrie Fisher and Debbie Reynolds lived is being sold, and numerous personal items and movie memorabilia they owned are hitting the auction block.
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 3½ acres in Beverly Hills, California, and includes a swimming pool, tennis court, and
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,” and 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 suicides by teens and young adults and was chosen by Fisher’s daughter, Billie Lourd.
Here are just a few of the items to expect.
1. Reynolds' Movie Costumes
Reynolds wore the lavender silk chiffon dress in the “You Were Meant For Me” musical sequence in “Singin’ in the Rain” and the costume at left in the iconic “Belly Up to the Bar, Boys” musical number in the film, “The Unsinkable Molly Brown.”
2. "Star Wars" Chair
Fisher's on-set chair with a
3. Writing Desk
This Biedermeier-style writing desk with faux drawer and cabinet front belonged to Fisher.
4. Life-Size C-3PO
This life-size model of C-3PO from the “Star Wars” franchise belonged to Fisher.
5. Ruby Slippers
This pair of replica ruby slippers from “The Wizard of Oz” is a part of a memorabilia collection owned by Reynolds.
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