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FBI has told how have found the stolen shoes from "The wizard of the country of Oz" - RIA Novosti, 9/5/2018


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MOSCOW, 5 Sep — RIA Novosti. The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) of the USA has told how agents managed to find scarlet shoes Dorothy Gale from the movie "Wizard of the Country of Oz" of 1939 which have been stolen from the museum in 2005 by AFP 2018/Anthony Wallace China has crushed U.S. intelligence. The USA can't understand, the pochemualy satin shoes embroidered by spangles have been stolen from the museum of the State of Minnesota in 2005. On a movie plot, they were magic. For information which would help to find them the award in one million dollars has been appointed. As it is reported on the website of FBI, summer of 2017, 12 years later after theft, one person has contacted the company, the insured shoe, and has reported that he knows how they can be returned. When it became obvious that "the involved persons just tried to blackmail owners of shoes", the police of the city of Grand Rapids in the State of Minnesota has asked for the help FBI. After almost annual investigation "with the invaluable help of team of FBI with crimes in the field of art, FBI laboratory and field offices in Chicago, Atlanta and Miami" shoes have been found during operation under cover in Minneapolis. Agents of office of FBI in Minneapolis have transported a find in the National museum of the American history of Smithsonian Institution in Washington, the District of Columbia where since 1979 one more pair of identical ruby shoes is exposed. The staff of the museum has helped to establish authenticity of the found couple. The movie "Wizard of the Country of Oz" has come out in 1939. Roly Dorothy in him was played by the American actress Judee Garland. In 1940 the picture has been nominated for the Oscar in six nominations in two of which I became a winner.

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