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Barbie nation : an unauthorized tour

Author: Susan Stern; Ruth Handler; El Rio Productions.; New Day Films.
Publisher: [Harriman, NY] : Distributed by New Day Films, ©1998.
Edition/Format:   Video : Clipart/images/graphics   Visual material   Computer File : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The documentary explores the history of the Barbie doll, through older and contemporary clips. Includes interviews with Barbie fans, foes, and fetishists; these are people of all ages and sexes who either covet or revile Barbie. Visits conventions and auctions, where early dolls and memorabilia are bought and sold. Also tells the story of Barbie's creator and Mattel co-founder, Ruth Handler, whose commentary runs  Read more...
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Named Person: Ruth Handler; Ruth Handler
Material Type: Clipart/images/graphics, Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Susan Stern; Ruth Handler; El Rio Productions.; New Day Films.
OCLC Number: 744581647
Notes: Originally produced in 1998.
Credits: Camera, Fawn Yacker ... [et al.] ; editor, Elizabeth Finlayson ; music, Ed Bogas.
Performer(s): Narrated by Susan Stern.
Description: 1 streaming video file (54 min.) : digital, sd., col.
Details: Mode of access: World Wide Web.
Other Titles: Unauthorized tour
Responsibility: directed and produced by Susan Stern ; written by Susan Stern ; El Rio Productions LLC.

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The documentary explores the history of the Barbie doll, through older and contemporary clips. Includes interviews with Barbie fans, foes, and fetishists; these are people of all ages and sexes who either covet or revile Barbie. Visits conventions and auctions, where early dolls and memorabilia are bought and sold. Also tells the story of Barbie's creator and Mattel co-founder, Ruth Handler, whose commentary runs throughout the film. Handler adapted a 1950s German doll for adults called Lilli, to create Barbie, named after her daughter.

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