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1978 POPAI Outstanding Marketing Achievement Silver Award for Star Wars Action Figure Floor Display

The POPAI (Point of Purchase Advertising Institute) was established in 1936 and is an international trade association for marketing in retail industry. It serves as the premiere source of education, learning and future-oriented research in retail marketing.  For over 50 … Continue reading

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Happy 4th of July!

Kenner Spring 1976 Toy Fair catalog cover. “A bicentennial flag of Play-Doh® Modeling Compound created especially for Kenner Products.”  © GENERAL MILLS FUN GROUP, INC., 1975  

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Kenner Lightnin’ TTP car & cycle retail store display sales flyer

Here is neat sales flyer for Kenner Lightnin’ TTP Turbo Tower of Power car & cycle retail store displays.  Kenner made several different types of these large 3-dimensional store displays that featured actual toys arranged inside of a large clear plastic … Continue reading

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Kenner’s Whiz Fizz Soda Fountain From 1968 Toy Fair Catalog

Kenner’s Whiz Fizz Soda Fountain page from the 1968 Kenner Toy Fair catalog. That retail counter display.  Yes.  Please.  If anyone has a new in box Whiz Fizz, or the counter display.  Please let me know!

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Kenner Super Powers Brainiac Action Figure Costume

Here is a fun image that was found with a group of Kenner internal slides from Toy Fair.  It is a Brainiac costume that resembles the action figure from the Super Powers toy line.  Using costumes at Toy Fair to interact … Continue reading

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Kenner 1973 Snoopy Toothbrush Magazine Advertisement

Kenner magazine advertisement for the Snoopy Toothbrush.  This was found in the December 1973 issue of Cincinnati Magazine. The ad reads: Snoopy makes it fun to brush your teeth! Battery operated – no plug-in. The ad also has the following … Continue reading

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Kenner 18″ Alien Toy Factory Photo From Cincinnati Magazine

Here’s a fun behind the scenes photo from the December 1979 issue of Cincinnati Magazine.  This shot of multiple Alien 18″ figures being packaged at Kenner is from an article about different consumer items being made in the Cincinnati area. … Continue reading

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A Look Back at Kenner’s Toy Building History in Cincinnati

Cincinnati.com has posted a great slide show reminiscing about Kenner’s toy building history in Cincinnati.  There are some amazing behind the scenes photos of toy production and testing.  Highly recommend checking it out here! Image property of Cincinnati.com.  

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Introducing Major Roscoe Hawke – Kenner’s Other, More Dashing Mascot

Sure you have heard about Kenner’s world famous Gooney Bird mascot.  You have even seen the Play-Doh Boy pop up around here from time to time.  But do you know about Kenner’s other mascot Major Roscoe Hawke?  No?  Don’t panic, … Continue reading

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Kenner 1994 Toy Fair Breakfast Flashlight

This flashlight was given away at the 1994 Kenner Toy Fair Breakfast.  The flashlight is white with the Kenner logo and the words 1994 Toy Fair Breakfast printed in blue.  It measures 3.25″ tall x 2.25″ wide x 1″ deep. … Continue reading

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