Barbra Streisand auctions items for charity

Associated Press

Monday October 19, 2009

LOS ANGELES - A robe worn by Barbra Streisand in "The Way We Were" sold for nearly $6,000 and an outfit from "Meet the Fockers" went for $3,500 at an auction of hundreds of the entertainer's personal items.

A Stickley china cabinet brought in $15,000 and a wig worn by Streisand in "On A Clear Day You Can See Forever" sold for $3,500.

More than 400 of Streisand's dresses and suits, books, designer furniture, paintings and vintage collectibles were on the block at the weekend sale conducted by Julien's Auctions.

All proceeds go to Streisand's favorite charities - including City Year, the William Jefferson Clinton Foundation and the Cedars-Sinai Women's Heart Health Center.

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