Talking Brad

Name: Talking Brad

Made by and When: Mattel, 1970

Material: Vinyl, bendable legs

Marks: © 1968 Mattel, Inc. U.S. & For. Pat’d Other Pat’s Pending Mexico

Height: 12 inches

Hair/Eyes/Mouth: Sculpted black hair/brown painted eyes/closed mouth

Clothes: Brightly colored geometric-print pull-on shirt with solid color orange shorts

Other: Talking Brad is Talking Christie’s boyfriend. His phrases are: “My name’s Brad. What’s yours?” “Christie is the greatest.” “Baseball is my favorite sport.” “Come on, let’s go to the movies.” “I dig the mod look.”

Hey, let’s all go for a ride. References for marks and phrases: Doll Reference Brad_Curtis and My Vintage Barbies_Brad.

Published by DeeBeeGee

Doll collector, historian, co-founder of the first e-zine devoted to collecting black dolls; author of black-doll reference books, doll blogs, and doll magazine articles.

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