Galoob Toys to Market Titanic Dolls.SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO South San Francisco, city (1990 pop. 54,312), San Mateo co., W Calif.; inc. 1908. South San Francisco has several industrial parks; its manufactures include medical supplies and equipment, foods, paint, paper products, consumer goods, and clothing. , Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Aug. 4, 1998-- Galoob Toys, Inc. (NYSE NYSE
See: New York Stock Exchange : GAL) today announced that it will produce a series of Titanic Titanic (tītăn`ĭk), British liner that sank on the night of Apr. 14–15, 1912, after crashing into an iceberg in the N Atlantic S of Newfoundland. More than 1,500 lives were lost. collector's dolls based on the film's lead character, "Rose DeWitt Bukater," portrayed by Kate Winslet <noinclude></noinclude>
Kate Elizabeth Winslet (born October 5, 1975) is a five-time Academy Award-nominated, Emmy Award-nominated, BAFTA, Grammy and Screen Actors Guild Award-winning English actress. in her Academy Award-nominated performance. Marketed under Galoob's "first look" licensing agreement with Twentieth Century Fox Licensing and Merchandising, the first doll in the series is expected to reach retail shelves in October of this year.
"We are very happy to have the opportunity to market a series of dolls based on the very popular character of Rose from the biggest film of all time," said Gary Niles, Galoob's Executive Vice President of Marketing and Product Acquisition.
"We're thrilled to collaborate with Galoob on Titanic," noted Steve Ross, Executive Vice President and General Manager, Twentieth Century Fox Licensing and Merchandising. "The doll's quality, attention to detail and natural collectability are a tribute to the film and its popularity."
The first in a planned series of Galoob limited edition collector's dolls inspired by Titanic's "Rose DeWitt Bukater," the doll stands 11-1/2 inches tall and wears the evening gown evening gown
A woman's formal dress. Also called evening dress.
Noun 1. evening gown - a gown for evening wear
dinner dress, dinner gown, formal worn by Rose in her first meeting with the "Jack Dawson" character. The doll's elaborately detailed crimson silk empire dress is fashioned after the original costume created for the film by Academy Award-winning costume designer Deborah Lynn Scott Lynn Scott (born June 23, 1977 in Turpin, Oklahoma) is a former American football safety for the Dallas Cowboys of the NFL. He was signed by the Cowboys in 2001 as an undrafted free agent out of Northwestern Oklahoma State University. .
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