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Farrah Fawcett auction items sell for $200,000

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Dec 13, 2013 | 9:18am EST

Personal items belonging to late actress Farrah Fawcett have fetched $200,000 (GBP133,000) at auction. Items including the iconic red swimsuit she wore for an Esquire magazine shoot, her passport, a script from her 1984 TV film The Burning Bed, and a People's Choice Award went under the hammer at Heritage Auctions in Dallas, Texas on Thursday (12Dec13). Margaret Barrett, the director of entertainment and music auctions for Heritage, says, "The intense competition for Farrah's items in this auction speaks to how popular she continues to be with collectors." In addition to Fawcett's belongings, the suit Gene Kelly got wet in 1952 movie Singin' in the Rain sold for just over $106,000 (GBP70,600).

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