James Cagney's Oscar Trophy for 'Yankee Doodle Dandy' Fails to Sell

November 22, 2014 3:56 AM

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An Oscar statute received no bid in a rare auction which took place recently. A Best Actor trophy which was awarded to James Cagney for his role in 1942's musical flick "Yankee Doodle Dandy" failed to attract bidder in an offering which started on Thursday, November 20.

According to Reuters, auction house Nate D. Sanders said on Friday that they were trying to hold a private auction for the trophy which is currently owned by a private collector. Biding started at $800,000 and was expected to reach $1 million. "If it's an Oscar like this, which is considered one of ...

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