|Author:||Dana L. McGuinn,Joseph A. Johnson|
|Title:||Toys That Talk: Over 300 Pullstring Dolls & Toys, 1960's to Today|
|Format:||azw mbr doc lrf|
|ePUB size:||1309 kb|
|FB2 size:||1212 kb|
|DJVU size:||1122 kb|
|Category:||Crafts and Hobbies|
|Publisher:||Firefly Pub & Production Co (June 1, 1992)|
The first book to categorize, describe and value over 300 PULL STRING dolls and toys in this increasing popular collectible field. Dolls like Herman Munster, Captain Kangaroo, Bart Simpson and Barbie are all described. Tell the Publisher! I'd like to read this book on Kindle. Don't have a Kindle? Get your Kindle here, or download a FREE Kindle Reading App.
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A large percentage of toys that were introduced in the 1960s stuck around for several years. A quick glance at a 70s-era toy catalog looks a whole lot like a 60s catalog. And some of them are still around to this day. Toys like . Joe, Twister and Operation can still be found on toy shelves around the world. The trend toward realism in dolls continued, with toy manufacturers introducing dolls whose facial expressions could be changed by moving an arm or a leg. One of the most popular new games in 1966 was Twister. Which is still a great game to this day. Advertisement. Pictures of 1960s Toys. 1960s Toys Advertisements from Catalogs. Chatty Cathy: Talking Doll . Chatty Cathy is a doll manufactured by the Mattel toy company from 1959 to 1965.
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More recent toys include dolls, such as Chatty Cathy (1959), Charmin' Chatty (1963), Talking Tamu (1970), Look Around Crissy (1972), Sky Dancers (1994), and Woody (from the 1995 3D animated film series Toy Story), that have a pullstring built into them that activates a speaker when it is pulled, causing the doll to say a built-in phrase. The Blythe doll (1972) has a pullstring that changes the doll's eye color. Other non-doll toys like See 'n Say (1965). The earliest patent with a pullstring included in it is an 1886 "Toy Bowling-Alley".