GRAND RAPIDS, Minn. (AP) — An anonymous donor has offered a $1 million reward for credible information leading to the pair of Judy Garland’s sequined, ruby red slippers stolen from a museum in her Minnesota hometown.
The late actress wore the slippers in “The Wizard of Oz.” Three other pairs still exist, including one on display at the Smithsonian Institution in Washington.READ MORE: Girl Shot In Head During Mpls. Birthday Party Confirmed As Student At Elementary School In New Hope
John Kelsch, executive director of the Judy Garland Museum in Grand Rapids, Minnesota, says the donor is from Arizona and is a huge fan of Garland and the 1939 movie.READ MORE: AMBER ALERT: Samantha Stephenson, 13, Last Seen With Brandon Morgan, 19, Who May Be In 'Manic State'
The reward offer requires the exact location of the slippers and the perpetrator’s name.
The 10-year anniversary of the theft is in August. The slippers were insured for $1 million. Kelsch says they could be worth $2 million to $3 million now.MORE NEWS: Richard Skramstad Charged In Western Wisconsin Meth Investigation
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