X-Rays of Marilyn Monroe's Chest Sold for $45,000

Marilyn Monroe x-rayA set of X-rays of Marilyn Monroe's chest was sold for $45,000 at an auction in Las Vegas.

The X-rays, which were taken during a 1954 hospital visit, were sold at a movie memorabilia auction at Planet Hollywood, the BBC reported. The pre-sale estimate was a mere $3,000. A chair from the star's final photo shoot was purchased for $35,000.

Other movie items sold included earrings worn by Kate Winslet in the movie Titanic, which sold for $25,000. A dress worn by Audrey Hepburn in the musical Funny Face fetched $56, 250.

Monroe died in 1962 at the age of 36. Her movies included Some Like It Hot and Gentlemen Prefer Blondes.
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