Sunsational Malibu Christie

Name: Sunsational Malibu Christie

Made by and When: Mattel, 1981

Material: Vinyl

Height: 11-1/2 inches

Hair/Eyes/Mouth: Brown below-the-shoulder-length curly hair/brown painted eyes/closed mouth

Clothes/Accessories: Yellow one-piece, orange-trimmed bathing suit; mirrored aviator sunglasses, and a beach towel

Other: An illustration of a doll with the Steffie head sculpt is on the lower bottom front of the box and on the back of the box. This doll, however, uses the original Teresa/Hispanic Barbie head sculpt. Mattel did release Sunsational Malibu Christie with the Steffie head sculpt the same year.


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