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Great and powerful fan seeks stolen ruby slippers

Posted On: Jul. 13, 2015 12:00 AM CST

Great and powerful fan seeks stolen ruby slippers

Dorothy's ruby slippers from The Wizard of Oz are among the most iconic pieces of film memorabilia.

And an anonymous superfan has offered a $1 million reward for credible information leading to the return of one of the surviving pairs worn by Judy Garland in the 1939 film, which were stolen from a Minnesota museum in 2005.

The shoes — one of about six or seven pairs made for the film, according to Time magazine — were insured for $1 million and are probably now worth between $2 million and $3 million, according to a director at the museum.

The reward was offered by an anonymous fan who wished only to be known as a huge fan of the Wizard of Oz who lives in Arizona.

Now it just remains to be seen whether the slippers will be returned — after all, there is no place like home.