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Well, this has to be one of the most bizarre headlines we've read recently....

An anonymous donor has offered a $1 million reward in return for any credible information relating to the mysterious disappearance of a pair of Judy Garland's ruby slippers a decade ago - and when they say 'credible', they mean the name of the thief and the location of the shoes.

The iconic slippers, worn by Garland during the making of The Wizard of Oz, were stolen from the Judy Garland Museum in Grand Rapids, Minnesota ten years ago. Next month marks the tenth anniversary of the disappearance of Dorothy's magical shoes and now one fan, with a sizeable bank balance, is trying to solve the crime once and for all.

Suffice to say the sparkly heels are worth a few bucks - up to $3 million to be exact - and are considered one of the most valuable items of film memorabilia. Although six or seven pairs were orginally made for the 1939 classic MGM movie, made from white silk pumps by the Innes Shoe Company in Los Angeles, there are now only three others in existence.

Only time will tell if the cash reward will finally solve this perplexing showbiz riddle.

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