• Short Summary

    JAPANESE TOY MANUFACTURERS HELD THEIR FIRST INTERNATIONAL TOY FAIR IN TOKYO INDUSTRIAL HALL RECENTLY
    DURING THE FOUR-DAY FAIR NEARLY 20,000 VISITORS AND BUYERS SAW THE PRODUCTS OF 82 JAPANESE MANUFACTURERS.

  • Description

    JAPANESE TOY MANUFACTURERS HELD THEIR FIRST INTERNATIONAL TOY FAIR IN TOKYO INDUSTRIAL HALL RECENTLY
    DURING THE FOUR-DAY FAIR NEARLY 20,000 VISITORS AND BUYERS SAW THE PRODUCTS OF 82 JAPANESE MANUFACTURERS.

    AMONG THE PROMINENT ONES WERE:- PRESENTATION OF TWIST DANCERS AND "GOOD TIME CHARLIE" WHO BLOWS OUT SMOKE; TALKING PARROT WHICH WITH A BATTERY RUN TAPE RECORDED WOULD REPRODUCE FOR VISITORS ANY RECORDED MESSAGE ($50); MONO-AND-DUAL TRACK TRAINS ($3 UPWARDS) AND TRIO-ICE SKATERS ($2).

    THE MOST SUCCESSFUL EXPORT PRODUCT HAS BEEN THE TALKING. U.S.A IS REPORTED TO HAVE BOUGHT $2.8 MILLION WORTH OF THESE PARROTS.

    THE DEMAND IN TOYS IS SAID TO BE MOVING-TOYS AND NOT STATIC DOLLS. JAPANESE MANUFACTURERS ARE ALSO REPORTED TO BE RELUCTANT TO PRODUCE WAR LIKE TOYS - MISSILES, GUNS AND TANKS.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA4RWPFCHEPOSIWW8IFDB4KKT8I
    Media URN:
    VLVA4RWPFCHEPOSIWW8IFDB4KKT8I
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    01/11/1962
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:34:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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