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I added three new videos on YouTube. They are the three Baby Face commercials in higher quality versions than the ones I had previously uploaded. Thanks to Mel, who sent me the new better quality videos, which I in turn share with all of you on the Babyfacedoll411 YouTube Channel. Here is one of the [...]

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I just completed the new Oodles pages and published them. I have revamped all the Oodle pages, plus added a few new things. My favorite is a slideshow of all Mel’s original prototype Oodle sculpeys. Also new is the Oodle trade brochure and of course the Oodle commercial. Mel gave me a better copy, so [...]

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New Video on YouTube today is about the Hug and Hold rag dolls. They are unsold prototypes of cute rag babies with velcro on the hands giving them the “hug” and “hold” ability. They are kind of generic looking which is why Mel thinks they did not sell, but these designs evolved into the Mop [...]

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Magic Diaper PVC figurines were sold in the US on blister cards, first as Magic Diaper Babies and then in the same packages, but as Baby Face Magic Diaper Babies. This was done in an attempt to stimulate sales by linking them to their number one selling dolls ie Baby Face. The figures had lukewarm [...]

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Mel Birnkrant, the Baby Face Daddy, has sent us new copies of all the videos, made directly from his original Masters, for me to share with all of you. They are totally awesome! I will be adding them to our YouTube Channel. This first one is the Special Delivery dolls presentation video. It features the [...]

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Here is a real treat for y’all. This video is of Mel being interviewed several years ago, Christmas Morning on GMA. He gives a tour of the converted schoolhouse that he and Eunice call home and that houses his amazing collection of early twentieth century Disney, comic and cartoon character toys. See his workbench where [...]

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I needed a few dolls for redressing, so I went to eBay and found these girls, who were just perfect for what I wanted.  Here they are just after arriving and being let out of the box. They seem to be very happy to be here, as we are to have them. My first attempt [...]

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I will be putting some of the BabyFaceDolls.com videos on YouTube, available to you for viewing and sharing. So now if you have a website or blog, you can embed these videos on your very own pages. This one is my favorite Baby Face video It is the first video that Mel made of his [...]

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In the Beginning….

there was Oodles. Surely, not the beginning of Mel’s career as a toymaker, as he had been in “the business” for years, but Oodles were the foreshadowing of dolls to come in Mel’s Dollevolution and in particular Baby Face. Each had a different facial expression and pose. Mel called them “Premonitions of Baby Face to [...]

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A New Video

Here is another video for you. This one is new. New as in I just converted it off the VHS tape and have never posted before. It is of the Mop Tops that Mel did for Fisher Price. I really liked them, but unfortunately they never got made looking like you see them n the [...]

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