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Originally published Tuesday, February 28, 2012 at 10:22 PM

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Oscars statuettes from '30s, '40s auctioned in LA

Fifteen Academy Awards statuettes from the 1930s and '40s, including the Best Screenplay Oscar given to Herman Mankiewicz for "Citizen Kane," have been sold at a Los Angeles auction.

The Associated Press

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LOS ANGELES —

Fifteen Academy Awards statuettes from the 1930s and '40s, including the Best Screenplay Oscar given to Herman Mankiewicz for "Citizen Kane," have been sold at a Los Angeles auction.

Auction house Nate D. Sanders said Tuesday that the sales totaled more than $3 million.

Mankiewicz's 1941 award sold for $588,455, more than double its auction price from 1999.

The 1941 Best Picture award, for "How Green Was My Valley," went for $274,520. It was last sold in 2004 for $95,600.

A statuette for "Cavalcade," 1933's Best Picture, brought in $332,165.

Other Oscars on the block were Ronald Colman's 1947 Best Actor award for "A Double Life" and Charles Coburn's Best Supporting Actor statuette for "The More the Merrier" in 1943.

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