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H'wood icons' waxworks under hammer

entertainment Updated: Apr 04, 2009 20:47 IST
Wax works

Fans of Marilyn Monroe, James Dean, the Beatles and Cher can now get their hands on their own life-sized models of the stars, as wax representations of the icons are going up for auction in May.

Executives at the Hollywood Wax Museum in Los Angeles are selling off the imitations along with nearly 200 other waxworks of celebrities including actors Stevie Wonder, Will Smith and Charlie Chaplin, sportspersons Michael Jordan and Tiger Woods, and former US presidents Bill Clinton and George Washington, contactmusic.com reports.

A portion of the profits from the Profiles in History sale will be used to help preserve Hollywood's Walk of Fame.

The auction, the first in the wax museum's 44-year history, is due to take place May 1.