Golden Dream Christie

Name: Golden Dream Christie Made by and When: Mattel, 1980 Material: Vinyl Height: 11-1/2 inches Hair/Eyes/Mouth: Brown below-the-shoulder-length hair with gold highlights, a side part, and curled ends/brown painted eyes/slightly parted lips Clothes/Accessories: Gold lamé bodysuit with matching arm cuffs and a sheer white with gold lamé striped cape and matching skirt that ties atContinue reading “Golden Dream Christie”

SuperSize Christie

Name: SuperSize Christie Made by and When: Mattel, 1976 (released in 1977) Material: Vinyl, rigid plastic Marks: Head markings: Taiwan/©1976 Mattel, Inc. Body markings: ©Mattel, Inc. 1976/U.S.A. Height: 18 inches Hair, Eyes, Mouth: Brown rooted waist-length hair with golden highlights (sun streaked) and a side part, hazel painted eyes, smiling mouth with painted teeth areaContinue reading “SuperSize Christie”

SuperStar Christie

Name: SuperStar Christie Made by and When: Mattel, 1976 Material: Vinyl Height: 11-1/2 inches Hair/Eyes/Mouth: Brown hair with honey-blonde highlights/brown eyes/smiling mouth with painted teeth Clothes: Yellow full-length sleeveless dress with yellow lacy boa, choker necklace with faux diamond pendant, faux diamond stud earrings, and yellow shoes Other: Style #9950 SuperStar Christie uses the SteffieContinue reading “SuperStar Christie”

Ballerina Cara

Name: Ballerina Cara Made by and When: Mattel, 1975 Material: Vinyl Height: 11-1/2 inches Hair/Eyes/Mouth: Black rooted hair with a middle part styled in a ponytail/brown painted eyes/slightly parted lips Clothes: Pink satin ballerina costume with a two-tiered pink tutu, pink ballet shoes, crown, bouquet of vinyl red roses, two-piece pink stand Other: Style #9528,Continue reading “Ballerina Cara”

Free Moving Curtis

Name: Free Moving Curtis Made by and When: Mattel, 1974 (probably released to the market in 1975) Material: Vinyl with articulated waist, bendable knees, and a “Free Mover” lever on the back Marks: ©1968 MATTEL, INC. (on the head); ©1968 MATTEL, INC./TAIWAN/U.S. PATENT/PENDING Height: 12 inches Hair/Eyes/Mouth: Painted black molded hair/brown painted eyes/closed mouth Clothes:Continue reading “Free Moving Curtis”

First Black Francie

Name: First Black Francie (a.k.a. “Colored” Francie) Made by and When: Mattel, box date ©1965 (released in 1967) Material: Vinyl Marks: (Inside head rim) ©1965 Mattel Inc; (body) ©1966/Mattel, Inc +/- Country/U.S. Patented/U.S. Pat. Pend/Made in Japan Height: 11-1/2 inches Hair/Eyes/Mouth: Red rooted, below-the-shoulder length hair with flipped ends and straight bangs/light brown painted eyesContinue reading “First Black Francie”

Malibu Christie

Name: Malibu Christie Made by and When: Mattel, 1975 Material: Vinyl, Twist ‘n’ Turn waist, bendable knees Marks: ©MATTEL, INC/1966/6/KOREA Height: 11-1/2 inches Hair/Eyes/Mouth: Long straight black hair/brown painted eyes/closed mouth, peach lip color Clothes: Yellow one-piece halter-top, backless bathing suit Other: Ebony complexioned doll

Live Action Christie

Name: Live Action Christie Made by and When: Mattel, 1971-1973 Material: Vinyl, Twist ‘n’ Turn waist, jointed wrists, bendable knees Marks: ©1968 MATTEL, INC./U.S. & FOREIGN PATENTED/PATENTED IN CANADA 1967/OTHER PATENTS PENDING TAIWAN Height: 11-1/2 inches Hair/Eyes/Mouth: Long black hair with middle part/brown painted eyes with rooted eyelashes/closed mouth with orange-pink lip color Clothes: Purple/orange/whiteContinue reading “Live Action Christie”

Talking Julia

Name: Talking Julia Made by and When: Mattel, 1969-1972 Material: Vinyl with bendable legs Marks: ©1967/MATTEL, INC/U.S. & FOREIGN/PATS. PEND./HONG KONG Height: 11-1/2 inches Hair/Eyes/Mouth: The doll’s original dark brown/black rooted hair with a left side part has oxidized to red. Brown painted eyes have upper eyelashes/closed mouth with dark pink lip color. Clothes: GoldContinue reading “Talking Julia”

Julia

Name: Julia Made by and When: Mattel, 1970-1971 Material: Vinyl with Twist ‘n’ Turn waist, bendable legs Marks: ©1966/MATTEL, INC/U.S. PATENTED/U.S. PAT PEND/MADE IN/JAPAN Height: 11-1/2-inches Hair/Eyes/Mouth: The doll’s original dark brown/black rooted hair has oxidized to red. It is styled in a short pixie-style cut with a left side part. Brown painted eyes haveContinue reading “Julia”