“It’s a race to feed his face!”
In 1975, Marx Toys released a squadron of six high-flying planes called Prop Shots.
“I am the gatekeeper!”
Make Zenzational pretzels with the Pretzel-Jetzel, the “jet-age” pretzel baker!
“These people are doing some real goofy things…”
A 1989 print advertisement for Call the Plumber from Tiger Games.
“We are the Domeheads. We are the perfect family and we play the perfect electronic game.”
In 1974, Model Products Corporation (MPC) released four model kits loosely based on the popular Haunted Mansion attraction at Walt Disney’s Disneyland and Magic Kingdom theme parks.
“Sits in her stroller; goes where you take her; hugable, lovable Suzy Homemaker”
It’s Olympic skiing, Barbie-style!
“Outta Control: the only rules are fun!”
Locomotives equipped with Magne-Traction had driving wheels that were magnetized through the insertion of Alnico magnets in the driving axles.
“Now from Milton Bradley, a weird game: Voice of the Mummy”
An advertisement from 1992 for the Playskool Tape Recorder, reflecting a time when cassettes were still king.
“Thin Ice from Pressman. It’s cool!”
Mattel’s Beany-Copter was inspired by the Beany and Cecil Show, an animated cartoon series that ran for eight seasons on ABC.
“Well, whaddaya know, it’s me!”
Paying homage to the space-faring exploits of sci-fi fan-favorite Buck Rogers, Norton-Honer released an official Sonic Ray Gun in the 1950s.