WHITNEY HOUSTON ITEMS UP FOR BID
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Want some Whitney Houston memorabilia? You'll have your chance to get some at an auction at the end of March. A black velvet dress that belonged to the her, and a vest and a pair of earrings she wore in "The Bodyguard," will be sold to the highest bidder. Celebrity auctioneer Darren Julien says the pieces became available after the singer unexpectedly died. Those items will be included in a long-planned sale of Hollywood memorabilia such as Charlie Chaplin's cane, Clark Gable's jacket from "Gone With the Wind" and Charlton Heston's staff from "The Ten Commandments." Houston's floor-length black dress is valued at $1,000 but likely to go for much more. Same goes for the vest she wore in "The Bodyguard," listed at $400, and the faux-pearl earrings that start at $600. The auction will be at Julien's Auctions in Beverly Hills, Calif., March 31 and April 1. Bidding can be online, by phone or in person.