TV Toys

TV Toys

by Anthony A McGoldrick

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Overview

This book tells the story of toys based on TV programs (both from the US and Britain), and how these much-loved objects evolved over the years since the 1930s, through the 'golden age' of children's TV in the 1960s and 1970s, and then onto the 1980s until now, including Pinky & Perky, Magic Roundabout, The Man from UNCLE, Batman, Thunderbirds, The A-Team, Doctor Who, and Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780747812173
Publisher: Bloomsbury USA
Publication date: 03/19/2013
Series: Shire Library Series , #723
Pages: 48
Product dimensions: 5.80(w) x 8.10(h) x 0.30(d)

About the Author

Tony McGoldrick has been an avid toy collector all his life. As well as collecting old toys, he has substantial collections of badges, ceramics, trading cards, postcards and autographs. The main theme running through all his collections is that they are TV and film related. For many years, he has been a toy dealer at trade fairs and shows around the country. He has written a regular column in Collector's Gazette as well as writing for Memorabilia.

Table of Contents

Introduction / The 1950s / The 1960s / The 1970s / The 1980s / Further Reading / Places to Visit / Index

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