Tonner Doll Company has partnered with Warner Bros. Consumer Products (WBCP), to release a Ralphie Character Figure based on the 1983 film, A Christmas Story. The film, based on the short stories and semi-fictional anecdotes of Jean Shepard, including In God We Trust and All Others Pay Cash, has become a holiday staple.
In partnership with Dr. Seuss Enterprises, L.P., Tonner Doll Company introduces three new dolls inspired by Dr. Seuss. The 16-inch tall dolls have inset eyes, rooted Saran hair, and include multiple points of articulation for posing and play. Tonner dolls will make 500 pieces of each doll. The Cat’s Hat, Sam I Am, and Truffula are available for purchase on www.tonnerdoll.com. [Read more...]
Fao Schwarz Unveils “A Fashionable Collection Of Tonner Dolls” for Fashion Week; Tonner to Visit Store
Doll Artist Robert Tonner to Visit FAO Schwarz Flagship Store to Meet with Fans
In conjunction with the celebration of its 150th Anniversary, today FAO Schwarz unveiled a walk-around gallery showcasing a collection of dolls from the Tonner Doll Company, timed to coincide with Fashion Week in New York City. The exhibit will run through October 16 and can be viewed online beginning September 13. Items from the exhibit will also be featured on the company’s timeline on Facebook.
In honor of “A Fashionable Collection of Tonner Dolls,” FAO Schwarz will host a special event with Robert Tonner. On Monday, September 24 at 5 p.m., Tonner will meet with fans and sign Tonner Doll Company and Wilde Imagination product purchases.
Items on display include the Alice in Wonderland Collection, AmFar Model, Antoinette, City Girls, Ghosts of Christmas, Porcelain Alice and Red Riding Hood, Ellowyne Wilde and Blithe Spirit, Evangeline Ghastly with Coffin, Fashion Bird with stand, the Gone with the Wind Collection, the Harry Potter Collection, the Marvel Collection, the Mary Englebriet Set – Doll with Bed and Toys, Memoirs of a Geisha, Miss Piggy and Kermit the Frog, a 22-inch Model in Court Gown and 22-inch Model in Goth Gown, the New York City Ballet, Precarious, the Steampunk, Imperium Park, Sydney Chase at the Piano, Tyler Wentworth Fashion Designer with “Model,” the Wizard of Oz set, and a 22-inch Wonder Woman.
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Tonner Doll Company, a manufacturer of high-end collectible dolls and figures, has been granted the license for character figures based on the film The Hunger Games, which arrived in theaters nationwide last month.
Sculpted in the likenesses of the film’s lead characters, including Katniss Everdeen (as portrayed by Jennifer Lawrence), Peeta Mellark (as portrayed by Josh Hutcherson) and Gale Hawthorne (as portrayed by Liam Hemsworth), The Hunger Games Tonner Character Figure (TCF) dolls will range from 16-17 inches tall with multiple articulated joints for expressive poses and mobility. The dolls will feature hand-painted facial features, high-quality Saran hair, and authentic costuming based on actual costume samples from the film. Robert Tonner, CEO and doll artist, will oversee the creation of the figures, which will be made to a one-fourth scale.
This post was originally written by Leah Rocketto and published by ToyBook.com. For more news, visit www.toybook.com, follow The Toy Book on Twitter, and like The Toy Book on Facebook. The Toy Book is a bimonthly trade magazine covering the toy industry, published by Adventure Publishing Group.