What Happened to Dorothy's Ruby Slippers?

The shoes that Judy Garland wore in The Wizard of Oz are on display at the Smithsonian's National Museum of American History. They are covered with red sequins, with bows covered in red glass and beads. But after 80 years, the color has faded, and the sequins are brittle. Earlier this year, the museum raised $300,000 online to fund a careful cleaning and the construction of a special display case that will protect them from light damage. The shoes at the Smithsonian don't even come from the...

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