“Suddenly a mild mannered street machine changes into nearly a foot of road gobbling racing machine.” They were kind of like Transformers… before Transformers!
A 1960 television commercial for the Barbie Dream House from Mattel. It’s retro-chic!
A 1978 television commercial for Louis Marx and Company’s Green Machine. What a ride!
This two-player action toy featuring dueling robot boxers proved to be a hit for the Marx Toy Company when it was released to the North American market in 1966.
An early television commercial for Ideal Toy Company’s Mouse Trap Game. Inspired by the work of cartoonist and inventor Rube Goldberg, the game was originally released in 1963. Hasbro is still selling it today.
♫ Lite-Brite, making things with light.
Outta sight, making things with Lite-Brite! ♫
Easy-Bake birthday week continues with this #TBT post of a 1963 television commercial for the toy oven from Kenner Products.
Milton Bradley launched Simon in 1978 at the infamous Studio 54 in New York City.
What walks down stairs, alone or in pairs, and makes a slinkity sound?