• 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

    1.
    MLS EXHIBITION HALL
    3 ft

    2.
    MLS TOYS ON SHELF
    5 ft

    3.
    MS SIGN
    7 ft

    4.
    MS TWIST DANCING & CHARLIE WITH CIGAR
    13 1/2 ft

    5.
    CU CHARLIE
    17 ft

    6.
    MS TALKING PARROT
    20 1/2 ft

    7.
    MS TALKING PARROT
    22 ft

    8.
    MS SANTA CLAUS
    26 1/2 ft

    9.
    MS TRAINS ON MONORAIL
    35 ft

    10.
    MS TRAINS (3 SHOTS)
    47 ft

    11.
    MS THREE SKATERS (2 SHOTS)
    58 ft



    Initials VTS/S/MK/GAP/AMR



    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: 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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