Garments designed by Travilla, Travis Banton and Edith Head - some of the industry's most renowned costume designers - were worn by film icons Marilyn Monroe, Judy Garland, Charlton Heston, Greta Garbo, Elizabeth Taylor, Bette Davis, Gene Kelly, Richard Burton and more.
The massive "Debbie Reynolds Collection" will be auctioned off in two separate series. The entire collection contains over 3,500 costumes, 20,000 original photographs, several thousand original movie posters, original costume sketches and hundreds of key props from film history.
Reynolds and Profiles in History highlight the following, which will be featured in the June series:
1. "Gone With the Wind" (MGM, 1939) the famous green-velvet "drapery" dress hat with bird adornment, worn by Vivien Leigh as Scarlett O' Hara.
2. "Gentlemen Prefer Blondes" (20th Century-Fox, 1953) Marilyn Monroe costume worn as Lorelei Lee: signature red sequin dress from "Just Two Little Girls from Little Rock" opening musical number, designed by Travilla.