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posted by angel028

Barbie, the single most successful doll ever produced, was the invention of Ruth Handler, one of the founders of the fledgling toy and novelty company, Mattel.

The petite plastic doll, named after her daughter, Barbara, made its debut on March 9, 1959 at the American International Toy Fair in New York City. For the occasion, 芭比娃娃 wore a black and white striped bathing suit, shoes and sunglasses. Her price was $3, a modest sum even then. A handful of outfits was displayed alongside her, costing between $1 and $3.

At least half of the Toy Fair buyers wanted nothing to do...
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There's a place 你 can go
Where your 心 is free
There's a rhythm
That's right for your soul

Take a breath, find your courage
And make the leap
Cause your feet always know where to go

And 你 dance and 你 dance in an endless flow
In the grace of a perfect design
Stepping out of the dark and into the glow
And the whole world will see when 你 shine
You can shine (shine)
Shine (shine)

There's a beauty already inside of you
There's a difference that only you'll make
Every place that 你 spin brings 你 somewhere new
Finding hope every step that 你 take

And 你 dance and 你 dance in an endless flow...
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posted by PrinceNicholes
 The first 芭比娃娃 doll was introduced in both blonde and brunette in March 1959.
The first Barbie doll was introduced in both blonde and brunette in March 1959.
Ruth Handler watched her daughter Barbara play with paper dolls, and noticed that she often enjoyed giving them adult roles. At the time, most children's toy 玩偶 were representations of infants. Realizing that there could be a gap in the market, Handler suggested the idea of an adult bodied doll to her husband Elliot, a co-founder of the Mattel toy company. He was unenthusiastic about the idea, as were Mattel's directors.

During a trip to 欧洲 in 1956 with her children Barbara and Kenneth, Ruth Handler came across a German toy doll called Bild Lilli. The adult figured doll was exactly what...
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posted by angel028
Through computer animation, 芭比娃娃 has become the 星, 星级 of several feature films, including “Barbie in the Nutcracker,” “Barbie as Rapunzel,” “Barbie of 天鹅 Lake” and “Barbie as the Princess and the Pauper.” And she has staked her claim on the Web with the 流行的 Make Up 芭比娃娃 Game, which allows girls to alter her hair, makeup and 总体, 整体 look.

In the late 1990s, computer technology boomed, and in 1996, Mattel launched www.barbie.com, the official 芭比娃娃 website. In 1998, “My Design” was introduced on the site, allowing girls and collectors to decide what their 芭比娃娃 doll...
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"Connected" lyric ( Sara Paxton )

I'm blind-folded on this roller coaster they call life.
Keep trying to make it through the 下一个 turn, knuckles white and holdin' tight.
So here I go, takin' a curve,
but I know that I'm never alone.
I think of you, I know you'd never let me go.

I feel connected, protected, it's like you're sitting right with me all the time.
You hear me, you're near me,
and everything else's gonna be alright.
'Cause nothin' can break this, nothin' can break this, nothin' can break this time.
Connected...connected inside.

It's not an accident, the time we spent apart.
But now we're so close,...
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芭比娃娃 was born during the golden age of American post-World War II prosperity with its lushly saturated Technicolor movies, tidy new suburbs and cars as large as beached whales.

In the early 1950s, Mrs. Handler got the idea of creating an adult doll after observing her daughter’s fascination with adult paper dolls, whose clothing she was able to change.

Mrs. Handler envisioned a doll onto which girls could project their desire to act like, and indeed become, grown women. But the designers at Mattel initially balked, saying the level of detail that she wanted would make the doll prohibitively...
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posted by nmdis
- Hi Barbie!
- Hi Ken!
- 你 wanna go for a ride?
- Sure, Ken!
- Jump in!
- Ha ha ha ha!

I'm a 芭比娃娃 girl in the 芭比娃娃 world
Life in plastic, it's fantastic
You can brush my hair, undress me everywhere
Imagination, life is your creation

Come on, Barbie, let's go party

I'm a 芭比娃娃 girl in the 芭比娃娃 world
Life in plastic, it's fantastic
You can brush my hair, undress me everywhere
Imagination, life is your creation

I'm a blonde single girl in the 幻想 world
Dress me up, take your time, I'm your dollie
You're my doll, rock and roll, feel the glamour and pain
Kiss me here, touch me there,...
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posted by angel028
Eight months after Barbie’s debut at the Toy Fair, Mrs. Handler was, according to the Los Angeles Times, driving a 粉, 粉色 Thunderbird and running a half-million-dollar business.

Barbie sales continued strong throughout the early 1960s; her clothing, her accoutrements, and her Dream House adding to skyrocketing success. In 1961, Mattel brought out the ultimate 芭比娃娃 accessory: Ken, Barbie’s square-jawed, crew-cut sporting steady beau named for Mrs. Handler’s son.

In the late 1960s, with the women’s liberation movement, 芭比娃娃 seemed out of step with the new social reality and faltered a...
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posted by angel028
芭比娃娃 has younger sisters (Skipper, Stacie, Kelly, Krissy, the short-lived twins, Tutti and Todd), cousins (Francie and Jazzie), 老友记 (Midge, Miko, Whitney, Nikki, Devon, Kira, to name a few) and of course, the steadfast Ken. But her parents played a minimal — and totally off-stage — role; no parent 玩偶 were ever produced. She is an agent on her own behalf, a singular sensation, living her own life, forging her own destiny. In all the scenarios in which she has played, the one role 芭比娃娃 never took on was that of wife, even though Mattel has made numerous bridal ensembles for her....
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posted by angel028
Part of Barbie’s power is the kind of projection she invites. “I designed 芭比娃娃 with a blank face so that the child could project her own dreams of the future onto Barbie,” Handler 说 in her book, “Dream Doll.” “I never wanted to play up the glamorous life of Barbie. I wanted the owner to create a personality for the doll.” Even the talking Barbies that appeared on the market never enjoyed the ascendancy that the mute, yet eloquent 玩偶 did.

Barbie was both a child of her time and completely cutting edge. As the historian and 作者 Stephanie Coontz has written, “the marketability...
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posted by angel028
The 芭比娃娃 clan began its life as white and remained so until 1967, when “Colored Francie” made her debut. But this Francie doll was produced using the existing head molds for the white Francie, and, other than her dark skin, lacked any other distinguishing African features. The first African American doll in the 芭比娃娃 圈, 圈子 is usually regarded as Christie, who appeared in 1968. It wasn’t until 1980 that actual black and Hispanic 芭比娃娃 玩偶 hit the market. Yet despite Mattel’s attempt to take a 更多 racially sensitive stance, Ann Ducille, professor of American and African-American...
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posted by angel028
There has always been a 芭比娃娃 backlash; mothers who refused to buy her, women who actively bashed her. Journalist-turned-novelist Anna Quindlen fantasized about driving a “silver lamé stake” through Barbie’s plastic heart; Pulitzer-prize winning novelist Carol Shields 说 Barbie’s expression, with “its dumb shine of self-absorption, its trippingly tartish look of one who is out for all she can get,” is “eerily disturbing.”

Barbie has been held responsible for eating disorders and charged with offering girls a wholly unrealistic body image. A typical 芭比娃娃 doll is 11.5 inches,...
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Best 语录 of 芭比娃娃 movies

9. Snow 皇后乐队 , 芭比娃娃 and the 天鹅 princess,barbie in nutcracker, island princess
Snow 皇后乐队 - she has no greater powers than the one she already has , and so everyone has their own powers
Swan princess- 你 are braver than what 你 think
Nutcracker - Anything is possible
Island princess- There may be miracles awaiting,
They may be closer than we know,When we have 爱情 to guide us as we go.

8. 芭比娃娃 dairies
Trust your true self

7 . 芭比娃娃 spy squad , 芭比娃娃 video games and princess power, 芭比娃娃 and the three musketeers

Barbie spy squad - Think before 你 take your...
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(Barbie toys with moving, but she remodels instead)

Move 或者 remodel? That's a 问题 many homeowners face, and 芭比娃娃 is no exception. After checking out houses across the country, the iconic doll decided to remodel her three-story 首页 in Malibu, Calif.

"That's where most of her family and 老友记 are, so she decided to keep her house but make it 更多 up-to-date," 说 Michelle Chidoni, 芭比娃娃 spokeswoman and Mattel Corp. brand manager.
The result is the 2013 Dreamhouse, which hit stores Aug. 27 with a suggested price of $184.99.

In keeping with the lighthearted spirit of Mattel's marketing...
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posted by angel028
芭比娃娃 is a fashion doll manufactured 由 the American toy-company Mattel, Inc. and launched in March 1959. American businesswoman Ruth Handler is credited with the creation of the doll using a German doll called Bild Lilli as her inspiration.
Barbie is the figurehead of a brand of Mattel 玩偶 and accessories, including other family members and collectible dolls. 芭比娃娃 has been an important part of the toy fashion doll market for over fifty years, and has been the subject of numerous controversies and lawsuits, often involving parody of the doll and her lifestyle.
Ruth Handler watched her daughter...
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For over 50 years, Barbie® has been a platform for young girls to live out their aspirations and explore possibilities. In keeping with that tradition, the Barbie® “I can be™…” line is all about letting young girls know that when they grow up, they can be…anything they want.

The 芭比娃娃 Team is looking to 你 for video concepts for the Barbie® “I can be™…” campaign. The goal is to have a video that resonates with people, and there is flexibility in the 总体, 整体 tone – stories/videos can be anywhere from humorous/playful to sentimental/touching in theme. Your idea should...
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posted by avonlady2
Special Avon Edition created exclusively 由 Avon 由 Mattel!! Rose Splendor Barbie. 你 can order this collectible Rose Splendor 芭比娃娃 only from Avon, Us only. This is the 粉, 粉色 Label Collector iteam. The principal dress designer is Robert Best featured on "Project Runway"... 芭比娃娃 comes with a stand and in a beatiful collectible Box. Order your monday October 4th from.. www.youravon.com/tpultz , 芭比娃娃 costs only $39.99 , we offer free shipping on orders of $30.00 dollars 或者 more. Dont wait she will sell out fast. Get your collectable barbie, which can be ordered starting Monday have it shipped directly to your house, and display her with her friends.
Jay's Rocawear line looks like its going into the toy business 由 rolling out a line of 芭比娃娃 dolls.

In celebration of their 10th anniversary, Rocawear has teamed up with Mattel for a special collection of 芭比娃娃 玩偶 -- all of which are black and rocking Rocawear clothing.

Further details regarding the deal and line of 玩偶 was unknown at press time.

Rocawear was created 由 杰·J and Damon Dash in 1999, and going on to become one of the biggest urban lines in fashion. Both founders have since sold off their stakes in the company, but when 杰·J sold his interest for $204 million in 2007, he maintained some authority over the development of products, licensing, and marketing.
posted by BarbieStars101
芭比娃娃 Millicent Roberts also known as Barbara Millicent Roberts.She was voiced 由 several talents: Kelly Sheridan, Diana Kaarina, Morwenna Banks, Sharon Lewis, Kate Higgins, Ashleigh Ball and Jodi Benson. Her 唱歌 voices include Melissa Lyons, Julie Stevens, Skye Sweetnam, Jennifer Waris, and Tiffany Giardina.Barbie is a teenage girl who lives in Malibu, California. She has a boyfriend named Ken, who was introduced in 1961. The couple broke up on Valentine's 日 in 2004, but got back together on Valentines 日 2011. While they were broken up, 芭比娃娃 briefly dated a Californian boy named...
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