2nd November 2019 – (Beverly Hills) Olivia Newton-John, the actress who played the character of Sandy Olsson in the 1978 movie is set to auction off 500 of her Grease outfits and articles. The auction will happen today and tomorrow at Julien’s Auctions in Beverly Hills. The estimated price is around USD$200,000.
The iconic black outfit (complete with leather jacket and pants) worn by Sandy Olsson during the song You’re The One That I Want will be one of the sale’s flagship pieces. The black outfit marks the character’s transformation from demure schoolgirl to the sexy version of Olsson, with her red heels and omnipresent cigarette.
Fund raised from the auction will be donated to the Olivia Newton-John Cancer Research Institute. The actress was diagnosed with breast cancer in 1992 and she is currently battling against cancer for the third time.